Fiction: A Jolly Good Fellow (Episode 2)

Bolaji has just recovered from a serious attack. He was rushed into this hospital by his gyrating friends at the party some days ago. He was soaked in blood and fully unconscious. It happened that some notorious gang attacked and stole every of the valuables on him when he went out to receive Motara's call. They left him for dead that night. This had left him unconscious for a while now and everyone has been hoping to see him alive again.

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Fiction: A Jolly Good Fellow.

Bolaji, a locally brought up Yoruba boy, sat around the same table with his friends, laughing sheepishly although forcefully at the gyrations of his friends. All of whom were high on the varieties of alcohol they had variously ordered. Dotun, however was an exception in the gyrating crew. He, although not that drunk today, does not have to be drunk before he gets high. It is easier to mistake him for a drunkard with his exaggerated displays.

Feature: Youth in Politics; Nelson Gandafa for Chairman in Adamawa State

Gandafa Nelson is an identified young man with vision for change. He has identified the problems and challenges facing his immediate community and is also ready to serve. Comrade Nelson Gandafa, hails from Mubi, Adamawa state. Like the regular saying about how great things starts small, He is contesting for the office of Chairman of Mubi North Local Government Area in Adamawa state.

Tribes and Culture: The Ebira Community

General Introduction Ebira language, as a language, is spoken by about one million people majorly found in Kogi State, Nigeria. Ebira people relates to an ethnolinguistic group of Nigeria that are basically found in Kogi and parts of the neighboring North Central states like Kwara, Nasarawa, and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. They are also … Continue reading Tribes and Culture: The Ebira Community

Npfl Updates: 2018/19 Pre Season Preparations.

The 2018/19 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season will kick off on the 1st December. All the league giants are bracing up to the task. Stadiums are getting renovated; teams are getting reinforced and, of course, managers are moving in and out. Indeed, the fans cant wait for the actions. As usual, this column gives … Continue reading Npfl Updates: 2018/19 Pre Season Preparations.

Feature: Ekiti State to Get Its Youngest Candidate Ever as JAFF Declares.

Towards the birth of a new Ekiti, there arise a new entrant into the political atmosphere with a positive chant for a Novel beginning. Ekiti state so far still seem to be lagging among peers and thus needs a meritorious revolution. True power must return to the masses. It is in this light that a … Continue reading Feature: Ekiti State to Get Its Youngest Candidate Ever as JAFF Declares.

INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIALS (VIII): INDIRECT RULE IN NIGERIA II.

Lugard created provincial courts manned entirely by British political officers. He stripped appeal cases from the native courts to the British courts and stopped lawyers from practicing in courts. Of course, thjis dint go well with the people and thus a revolt. 1920s and 1930s were well known for revolts almost everywhere in the Southern Nigeria. In the East, chief amongst the revolts was the Aba women riot of 1929 targetted against the imposing of direct taxes.