Isn’t life a boomerang?

April 4, 2017 Vera Onana

Often times, I hear people use the phrase “what goes around comes around” or “what goes up must surely come down.” Both phrases, I must confess, I unequivocally agree with. As a matter of fact, […]

The Ijaw, Yoruba and Hausa/Fulani

March 28, 2017 Vera Onana

CERTAIN recent happenings have made it critically impossible for me to expunge certain putrid memories. Sans a scintilla of doubt, you can call me a Nigerian. Yes, no one believes in the ‘one-Nigeria’ phenomenon as […]

Black predators, blacker prey…

February 28, 2017 Vera Onana

The horror, the terror and trauma will not be obliterated in a jiffy. Though the wounds may heal with time, the scars of losses irreplaceable will endure for eternity. The words of Femi Kuti, progeny […]

Up goes the bare necessities of life

February 21, 2017 Vera Onana

Therefore, the bare necessities of life – food, clothing and housing may someday become luxury in Nigeria if the rate of inflation keep going steady and the naira keeps falling…” When I wrote this last […]

God bless the dead!

January 24, 2017

In 2015, Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said “to forgive terrorists is up to God, but to send them to him is up to me.” Brazenly bold and laudable were the words of Putin and every […]

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