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 […]

If not Fulani herdsmen, then who?

January 17, 2017 Vera Onana

One of my greatest gifts is a strong imagination, capable of conjuring scenes and breathing life into book characters. This mystic gift, I have always been proud of. But recently, it may have become my […]

Of Jenifa and the Christmas prophecy

January 10, 2017

The holy writ admonishes expressly: “Touch not my anointed and do my prophet no harm.” I may not be the quintessential follower of the Creator, but I work really hard to decipher good from evil […]

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