Why can’t our eagle fly?

September 22, 2016

TO get to the International Conference Centre in Berlin from my hotel, I had a choice of taking the underground train, a taxi or the city bus. I could also walk but it could take […]

Disobedience always brings consequences

September 8, 2016

In my early childhood days, there was nothing like a television. We owed the first TV Station in Africa, WNTV (1959) and the first commercial radio station in Nigeria, WNBS (1960), to the visionary leader […]

When the body is at war with itself

September 1, 2016

“Where is your father?” I asked the little girl. “Papa has travelled abroad to attend to his eye problem,” she answered. “Where is your mum?” “She went with him,” she replied with a look of […]

The most modern eye clinic in the world

August 25, 2016

I arrived in Utopia after a 16-hour non-stop flight from New Orlando feeling unbelievably fresh. During the flight, I had slept, watched videos and even used the internet. I would have made phone calls but […]

Today I beg of thee to heed my warning

July 28, 2016

At thirty five, in the prime of my youth, Eyes white, vision clear and sharp, Could see at distance what none did see, And thread a needle in the dimmest of lights. My blood vessels, […]

The secret behind my new dark glasses

July 21, 2016

“Ladies and gentlemen, I must apologise for the sudden interruption of my presentation following the commotion we experienced last week. We all ran for safety. The incident stirred up in me memories of how I […]