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Alaafin’s Stool is Not for Sale

Alaafin’s Stool is Not for Sale

An oba is put on the throne to keep “the bush at bay.” Collectively and individually, the successful oba is praised as “so’gbó di’lé/sò’gbé dì’gboro/ oba a s’ààtàn d’ojà – the successful king is he who turns forest to home; the one who turns bush to town. Karin Barber’s ‘I Could Speak Until Tomorrow’ (published

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Ozekpedia and The Toxicity Of Buharocrazy (PART 6)

This is the sixth trench of our write-up on Buharocracy- a corruptive and disruptive genre of democracy. It is a concept that dwells on hypocrisy, laziness, narcism, opaqueness, corruption, lack of vision; directionless, and cluelessness. Ozekpedia has so far explained the meaning, plenitude, amplitude, depth, and breadth of this amoebic and hydra-headed pseudo-democratic concept. We

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A Six-Year Presidency: To Be Or Not To Be?

INTRODUCTION Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, has a rich and diverse political landscape. Since gaining independence from British colonial rule in 1960, Nigeria has experimented with various forms of governance, including parliamentary system and presidential system.  From the 1922 Clifford Constitution; the 1946 Arthur Richard Constitution; the 1951 McPherson Constitution; the Federal Constitution (otherwise known as the Lyttleton Constitution) of 1954 and the 1963 Republican

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Trailerload Calabash Of Sacrifises By Satanic Forces Cannot Affect Me, An Anointed Child Of God

I have been laughing in VERNACULAR since this evening when my attention was first drawn to a banal trending story on the social media, titled, “OUTRAGE AS ENTRANCE TO MIKE OZEKHOME’S HOUSE IN IKOTUN-IGANDON IS LITTERED WITH CALABASHES OF SACRIFICE” ( ). I would have completely ignored the story, but for the fact that numerous

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Where do we go from here?

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 24 July 2023) Given today’s state of the nation, it is likely that both Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Mr. Peter Obi are thanking their stars that they were not the ones declared as our elected president on March 1, 2023. If they were, each of them would have


In Jesus’ Name Ltd

In April 2023, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) demanded an apology from FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, makers of Peak Milk, for using the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as a metaphor to promote their product on Good Friday 2023. Subsequently, the management of FrieslandCampina WAMCO withdrew the advertisement and apologized to Holy Bible. Similar cases

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The Death of a Nation

When students study to knowYet have to sort to passAnd sorting is incrementalEven with the horizontalThe process of examBecomes a shamSemesters come and goThe system produces a massOf semi-illiteratesAs university graduates You need not deployOppenheimer’s deadly toyMuch time will not elapseBefore structures collapseOrgans will ruptureOn the surgical tableYour security architectureWill be feeble and unstableWith drill-bits

The Only Begotten Son of God

The Process of Being Begotten

The gestural appellation “The Only Begotten Son of God”, which is ascribed to Jesus Christ is one of the numerous hoaxes in the literature of Judeo-Christian theology. Firstly, and rather unfortunately, it places Jesus on a humanly unattainable pedestal thereby psychologically incapacitating and defeating the faithful in the spiritual quest for oneness with God (whoever

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Asari Dokubo in Aso Rock Villa

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 19 June 2023) In 1948, Israel’s first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, thought of the best way to protect his country’s security information from invasive media toxins. He summed his strategy up in one short sentence: “Take the thief and make him guard.” But a thief would remain a

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