Churches and their monikers

I was born into an orthodox church named Baptist. My fellowship with that denomination continued beyond my infantile churchmanship. I had my primary and post-primary education in a Baptist system… first at Kumasi, Ghana, which was my birthplace. When I was ferried out of Ghana to Abeokuta, I found myself at the Baptist Day School, Bode Ijaiye, Abeokuta, More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Prospecting for medals in the water

The good news is that an Open Water Swimming Championship named after President Muhammadu Buhari is now in place… less than six months after the 2016 Rio Olympic fiasco and four years after the nation’s most More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, December 30th, 2016

Kashim Shettima’s tummynomics

In the build-up to Ayo Fayose’s campaign to return to the Government House in Ekiti in 2014, he realised that the quickest way to the electorate’s hearts was through their tummies. But it was not Fayose that More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, December 23rd, 2016

A Christmas of CHANGE

This year’s Christmas is just 48 hours away and it is like nothing is happening.  Really, CHANGE is here and things have truly changed. I cannot remember what the situation looked like by this time last year More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, December 16th, 2016

Ibadan and its eternal darkness

Ibadan was for a very long time the famed largest city along the West Coast of Africa and second largest to Cairo on the Continent until lately when Lagos and Kano came from behind to relegate the sprawling Oluyole More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, December 9th, 2016

When fake miracle went awry

Last week, the rumour mill came alive in the ever busy social media. It went like this: An Abuja-based bishop paid a trader a huge sum of N500, 000 not to supply him or his church goods from his shop. The payment More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, November 25th, 2016

The seizure of Bagudu Hirse

Last Sunday manifested like the normal opening window of a new week until the early afternoon when news crept in that former envoy and minister of state for Foreign Affairs in the Umaru Yar’Adua administration, More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, November 18th, 2016

Are Nigerians under a car curse?

Most Nigerians are car crazy. I am a Nigerian who also loves cars but not that crazy about them. My love for cars was rooted in my desperation to take the driving seat right from childhood. I was hovering around More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, November 4th, 2016

The side effects of APC

The quoted portion of this piece was first published on February 15, 2013, entitled “The dramatic return of APC” which l laced with figuratives.  I have decided to reproduce it today now that the party is in More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, October 28th, 2016

I like this anti-corruption war!

My grandma was from the Balogun compound in Offa, Kwara state. Balogun is the head of warriors and has the primary responsibility of defending his community against external aggression. I discovered the urge to More...

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