Living in a land where your leaders want to screw you over, at all costs, without remorse

I have heard adults (for some reason I only place myself in this category when it suits me) talk about all our leaders and mention the worst leaders Nigeria has ever had. Most people will agree that General Abacha was a terror to live under (I was quite young at the time but I still remember the coal pot and sawdust debacle we had to go through) and the ones after him have only been marginally better. Sure we got gsms and network providers, local and national roads with a life expectancy of two weeks (lol), independent power distributors with … Continue reading Living in a land where your leaders want to screw you over, at all costs, without remorse

In which I have failed in my new year resolution barely a month after

In my last post, I listed some of the things in my new year resolution list, which include eating my vegetables religiously, saying my prayers and being an all round better person. I am ashamed to say that I have failed barely a month and half to my strongly worded vows. Why? You may ask. I feel generally all resolutions, be they new year or mid year types need a certain sturdiness of heart to follow through. It boggles the mind how a person can be happily married for 20 years without killing His or her spouse or walking away … Continue reading In which I have failed in my new year resolution barely a month after