Author: Farouk Martins Aresa

If Buhari Does Not Kill Corruption It Will Kill Buhari

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
We seem to forget what we hated so much about Buhari and Obasanjo, even under his civilian rule. Buhari may come out even worse if he cannot get his way on corruption. Nigerians need a decisive leader to set wayward and erring criminals that are willing to take advantage of every situation. In the p ...

Propagated States Ethnic Champions & Ministers Empty Treasury

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
We all know that the more ministers, commissioners, local chairmen and councilmen there are to justify our agitation for more states and 250 ethnicities, the more money leaks from treasury for political and ethnic champions. When there are more government employees than those of private employers ...

Portable Petroleum Refineries Manufactured In Niger Delta

Friday, June 19, 2015
What are all the universities in the Niger Delta specializing in if they cannot improve the so called illegal portable refineries changing crude oil into petrol? We have Federal University of Petroleum Resources in Effurun in Warri, Delta State. Yet they cannot tap the brains of Niger Delta youths i ...

Skin Color Culture Is A Caste System A Few Cross

Thursday, June 18, 2015
How many people have you seen with a real red, white or black skin? For years some ldquo;colored rdquo; have ldquo;passed rdquo; for white just as some have ldquo;passed rdquo; for black. We have to understand people rsquo;s anger when actors passed for black to gain fame or undue financial ad ...

Ndi-igbo Have More To Gain As Nigerians

Monday, June 15, 2015
There are those of us that have never had Federal or State scholarships but are still grateful for the discipline instilled in us in primary and secondary schools. So when people say those that want Nigeria to exist as a Country are members of the looters club, they are dead wrong. We just cannot im ...

Tinubu & Saraki Palaver Deep-rooted In Polity

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Where else would incorrigible crooks like Saraki and Tinubu command more political clout but in Nigeria? Buhari has work to do and nobody should envy him especially with these two types of people in control of the new political landscape. Like it or not, they have followers and each is highly respec ...

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 ...
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