Columnist: Farouk Martins Aresa : 374 Stories Published

Un Can Create United Country Of Refugees

Saturday, September 24, 2016
There are no people more disrespected, oppressed, alienated, despised and castigated than the refugees no matter where they are. What is surprising is the amount of money allocated to the welfare and management by most of the countries including some of those countries where they are despised. We ...

Recession Is Adequate Reason To Cut Politicians Outrageous Pay

Monday, September 19, 2016
Is anyone serious about cutting politicians rsquo; outrageous salaries and allowance? If this recession is not enough reason to deflate an economy that was pumped up by corruption for so many years, it is very difficult to see what else it would take. Sending that message alone would have reciprocal ...

Lagos As The Most Viable State May Secede

Sunday, September 11, 2016
Nna, what types of insults are these? Insults, what do you mean by insults? Please stop jare Lagos State is the richest in the whole of Nigeria and that has been proven many times. If you do not believe it, ask Obasanjo that tried to starve Lagos State during his authoritari ...

Don’t Look Up To Diaspora For Saviors

Friday, September 2, 2016
If Africans at home cannot save themselves, nobody will. We are always looking up to Heaven for manna and saviors instead of looking within us for help. Well, we are now shifting that task to African children in Diaspora. Some of us are so desperate in rage because of the unrealistic expectation ...

Igbo & Hausa Will Make Peace If Yoruba Contest Next Presidency

Monday, August 29, 2016
What is the best way to unite Hausa and Igbo? Yoruba Presidency If some of the speculations bear out, Buhari will not honor his one term pledge for the usual reason given by others, that he needs to implement and see his initiatives and programs through. There is nothing Tinubu can do just as Fa ...

African Politicians Are Schemers Not Policy Or Law Makers

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
It is painfully humiliating when flagrant budget padding and stealing not known as corruption were also displayed to the external world. When salary was not paid, one resorted to stealing to feed family. Hijacking money was not only in the Rio Olympics; our foreign embassies suffer the same indig ...

Where Else Are Budget Padding Stealing & Embezzlement Excused

Friday, August 12, 2016
Only in Nigeria would looters have the nerve, bold enough and stand up with impunity to define sneaking billions into budget padding, stealing, embezzlement, diverting salaries, diverting local government allocation into personal pockets for safe keeping, false declaration and extravagant spendin ...

Celebrating Abudance In The Midst Of Poverty

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
The few of us that live in gross opulence and luxury within each African country where most people suffer in squalor have no conscience unless we give some back. When growing up, we celebrated with the rich for their hard work, blood and sweat. When we saw a beautiful house, we praised the succes ...

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 ...
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