Month: July 2010

Come Let’s Celebrate! It’s 50 Years of Hopelessness!

By Adeola Aderounmu I continue to marvel. They are either aliens or extremely special breeds of wicked souls taking revenge for things that I cannot explain. I will probably continue to write about this particular issue until October 1st and afterwards. We have complained… Continue Reading “Come Let’s Celebrate! It’s 50 Years of Hopelessness!”

Jos, Crises Without End

Adeola Aderounmu When I heard about the recent uprisings in Jos, I didn’t show any interest in blogging about it. Some friends have read tiredness into my recent attitude towards Nigeria. They have asked me not to give up. I am not giving up.… Continue Reading “Jos, Crises Without End”

Nigeria at 50, This is Nigeria and Other Stories (My Second Book)

Adeola Aderounmu I am writing my second book. The first one was more of a test run. I published it myself in 2007 and sold a few copies but gave out more as present/ gift. The second book will be a more serious deal,… Continue Reading “Nigeria at 50, This is Nigeria and Other Stories (My Second Book)”

A Niger Deltan President?

Adeola Aderounmu By stroke of fate Mr. Goodluck Jonathan became the (ruler) of Nigeria. We must not forget that this man was handpicked by Obasanjo to become the Vice President in 2007. Obasanjo it was who also handpicked the late Umaru Yar Adua. History… Continue Reading “A Niger Deltan President?”

My Random Reflections @ 38

Adeola Aderounmu Time waits for no man. This is the third in the series of my random reflections about Nigeria written on my birthday. I must confess it was really hard to find things to discuss about. Exactly 3 years ago I argued that… Continue Reading “My Random Reflections @ 38”

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