Author: Farouk Martins Aresa

Lost African Children As Visitors To Parents Countries

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
How do we keep this generation of talents happy at home in Africa to develop and advance our arts, culture and sciences to save us from ruin? Our best talents in Africa are young people that bear the cross of poverty at home but still conquer and excel. Nurturing environment enables African uniqu ...

Migrants Flee After Democracy Created Chaos In Their Countries

Friday, May 15, 2015
What actions are African countries taking about the weekly sinking and dying of refuges apart from blaming others while stealing resources needed to alleviate poverty where both the rich and the poor flee from? More money is stolen and delivered by African leaders to the western world and interna ...

Three Baltimore Women Shocked Status Quo On Police Brutality

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
What the new generation of three women of Baltimore set to change is a culture of brutality taken for granted that intoxicate some worldwide. So the old generation culture were surprised, caught flat footed by how determined Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Maj. Gen. Linda Singh Adjutant General o ...

Buhari: Alternate Power Generation For Homes And Industries

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
We cannot afford to fail again on generation of electricity to homes and industries in Nigeria. But we certainly need a new approach without dislocating the enormous investments made by previous governments. A good example is how affordable cell phones are in Nigeria these days, compared to petty tr ...

King Of Zulu & Oba Eko: Salvation Begins At Home

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Should we blame Kings, Oba, Emir or Obi diversionary scapegoating as members of oppressors rsquo; class? The poor abscond desperately across 7 seas and 7 deserts for greener pasture as looters squander our seed money to better other communities in luxury while most folks are in anguish. Young peo ...

Lagos: Peace In The Land Of Accommodation

Monday, April 13, 2015
There is a difference between accommodation, tolerance and hostility. Yoruba have no problem with different ethnic groups. Actually, many Africans accommodate strangers within them as long as it is not abused. One of the biggest and the richest cities in Africa, Ibadan, was founded by different g ...

Oba Of Lagos: Ambode Is Not From Ondo

Monday, April 6, 2015
Where is Ambode from? You will not know until after the election. By then it may have become irrelevant. Tinubu has already won because the debate is no more about his greed and how he conquered success. It is now about Igbo PDP and Yoruba APC in Lagos. The silver lining may be that any Nigerian, li ...

The Wind Of Change Must Reach Lagos State

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
There are many African, European and Americana countries with same population but internal generated revenue less than Lagos State. While many of them are well managed, Nigerians tell us we should be grateful in the land of the blinds where other states in Nigeria are worse than Lagos. Starved Af ...

Ethnicity Can Set Up The Next President For Failure

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Whoever becomes the next President of Nigeria must wipe out Boko Haram in a month and fight corruption to a standstill? Right now it is either a doable task or you lose the Election based on voters expectation on the 28 of March 2015. Africans have heard promises, not only at home but around the wo ...

Boko Haram On The Run Pledges Sos To Isis

Monday, March 9, 2015
It does not matter who wins the next election in Nigeria, Boko Haram has met its Waterloo at home and beyond its borders. It has never been about religion, it has always been about power. Boko Haram has been seeking international attention for a while, so they kidnapped young girls and boys. This ti ...

Blame Bill Cosby For Days Of Drugs Sex & Rock’n Roll

Monday, March 2, 2015
Cable News Network actually turned Bill Cosby belated scandal into a special. It was a repetition of the same allegation against Bill Cosby that turned people s stomach and heart. If more ladies opened up, hardly would many powerful men stand up. In the days of these women: sex, drugs and rock n ro ...

Only Naive Folks Would Call Buhari A Saint

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Nigeria has found itself in an unenviable position of choosing between a prodigal son and a fanatic. Determining their degree of wastefulness and zealousness within the bounds of laws and decency in a country endemically corrupt is not a good choice. The worst critic of Jonathan or Buhari struggl ...

Say It Ain’t So: Police Commissioner Mbu

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Lagos State Police Commissioner was quoted as saying: If any of my men is killed, I shall kill twenty of them. Please say it ain t so Nigerian Police is by far, not the worst in the world. Our police have been sent to different countries to help train and enforce the law of the land, not kill twent ...
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