Columnist: Farouk Martins Aresa : 366 Stories Published

You Nor Dey Hia Word - Fire Go Burn You

Monday, July 25, 2016
When you are so cocky under a false sense of security, you forget to learn from past mistakes as if Presidential means of government in a democracy does not have checks and balances. The United States Congress almost removed a President by impeachment over consensual sex by a man they despised wi ...

France Can Learn How To Subdue Terrorists From Nigeria

Monday, July 18, 2016
The world sympathizes and cries with France for the continual loss of innocent lives in the hands of terror. Nigeria has also paid dearly from the atrocities of Boko Haram, one of the deadliest perpetrators of terrors in the world. Indeed, fighting religious and militia terrorists in Nigeria have ...

Learn From Britain Abdication In European Union

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Sometimes a country may abdicate its leadership role if the financial and emotional costs may exceed what it can bear. These are the main reasons given to the supporters of Brexit, which the world found to be tenuous at best or unfounded at worst. Financially Britain may lose more money than it c ...

How We Destroyed “first In Africa” Pride Of The World

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
What happened to the Back to Africa movements in Diaspora? Are you kidding, not even those Africans that were born there go back home anymore. There is this famous actress that claimed she has been to Africa, seen Africans and she is no African. Nobody wants to identify with the losers. There use ...

Cowards: Destroy Looters Not Poor Folks & Infrastructures

Monday, June 27, 2016
The best ways to negotiate salary or contract these days are: become arsonists displacing the poor, fire government or parastatals buildings specifically accounting sections; religious fanatics killing and maiming innocent civilians; militia blowing up bridges, pipes to pollutes and degrade envir ...

Buhari Bowed - Imf & W. Bank Treat Africa As Foreclosed Properties

Sunday, June 19, 2016
What is surprising is that it took Nigeria rsquo;s Buhari this long to capitulate to Foreign countries that make the economic rules for the rest of the world. It takes world power like Russia and China to stand up to them. Even then they could trade with China to spite Russia. While the Japanese ...

Ijaw Could Not Have Been President In Any Other Nation

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
We must ask all the cheerleaders encouraging Niger Delta Avengers and other militia groups mushrooming demands or blackmail: which part of Arewa Republic, Odua, or IPOB Republic are we willing to concede to Ijaw President? Biafra would have died if Ojukwu had been President. How soon we fo ...

Buhari Without Idiagbon

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Buhari one-year anniversary has been anything but glorious. It has been pitiful compare to his last time around. It is a different era, yet Buhari has done what most Northern rulers do best. When he loaded his personal staff with Northerners, some of us defended him based on the fact that he was ...

Niger Delta Is Not In Syria Or Iraq

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Niger Delta Avengers are bombing their own lives and that of next generations out of existence. If it was a foreign power, oil companies or Nigerian Army that is destroying this environment, we would be labeling the mute response from international communities racist. Even in Iraq and Syria; Fall ...

African Beauty Has Become Global Too

Friday, June 3, 2016
Whenever ldquo;civilized rdquo; Africans speak of world or international standard, you can bet your house it is not about origination out of mother Continent. Like political economy, it has to emulate Europe and lately the Americas. It strikes like a bunch of needles under your seat when men and ...

Abuse: Trump Backers Are Not On Fire As Clinton & Cosby’s

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
What is the difference between Donald Trump abuse of women and those of Clinton or Cosby? Some would easily answer that it is the involvement of drugs. While Cosby women felt abused, Trump rsquo;s claimed they were flattered and one of Clinton rsquo;s demurred. Well, it is much deeper. Bill Cosby ...

Only Exemplary Indigenous Characters Can Change Nations

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The difference between Kwame Nkrumah and Jaja of Opobo before him was that one tried to first build a Continental while the other tried to build an Economic independence. The Rooted Threats were knocked down. Man needs certain amount of money to live a simple decent life. How much is enough after th ...

Strike Cannot But Low Oil Price Has Changed Basis For Subsidy

Friday, May 20, 2016
Going on strike because of jumbo politicians rsquo; remunerations without basis make sense; not for increase in the price of petrol right now. Those waiting on the queue to buy petrol for days and nights at local petrol stations paid much more than the price increase. They would rather spend that ti ...
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