The biggest reminder from the Ekweremadus’ saga: things do not always go according to plan

The British authorities superintending the unfolding matter involving Senator and Mrs. Ike Ekweremadu and Nwamini David are certainly making discoveries as the rest of us preoccupy ourselves with commentaries, conjectures and prayers. Clearly, many commentators and analysts have adjusted their ‘plans’ to make room for commentaries on the subject. And in order for them to make reasonable and informed commentaries on the matter, some would have made considerable adjustments…

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What kind of coach are you if you’ve just signed Sadio Mane and are thinking of Leroy Sane?

What kind of a coach am I? I’m a coach in dreamland seeing the possibilities in playing Leroy Sane from the left side of attack and Sadio Mane in the middle of attack. Leroy Sane? What of Kingsley Coman? Is Coman a better combination in attack with Mane than Sane with Mane? What are you getting at? Roll Coman and Mane on your tongue. Now, roll…

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4 kinds of Interceptors Nigeria currently need inspired by Netflix Interceptor – 4

The General Duty Interceptors – GDIs. Members of the General Duty Interceptors have their work cut out for them but they are facing a major challenge – their numbers are down so they must embark on robust recruitment of new members. In other to strengthen their ability to neutralize ‘missiles’ intended to cause maximum disappointment, maximum disillusionment, all kinds of voter apathy and all missiles…

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4 kinds of Interceptors Nigeria currently need inspired by Netflix Interceptor – 3

The Hushai Unit – Otherwise Known as HU. When many Nigerians talk about political leaders, they usually do not give considerable attention to those who surround these leaders. They do not give considerable attention to the ‘other people in the room’ when important decisions are being made. Yet the fact remains that ‘the other people in the room’ sometimes play more important roles than the…

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4 kinds of Interceptors Nigeria currently need inspired by Netflix Interceptor – 2

The Intercessors Regiment of the Order of Elisha. The biblical prophet, Elisha was the quintessential interceptor From his bedroom in Samaria, he could intercept vital intelligence that was being conceived and deployed from the bedroom of the King of Syria many centuries ago. He was so effective in neutralizing whatever ‘missile’ was sent from Syria that he compelled the King of Syria to change his…

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4 kinds of Interceptors Nigeria currently need inspired by Netflix Interceptor – 1

The Ejiro Otarigho Unit – Otherwise known as EOU. Ejiro Otarigho burst into national consciousness recently when he assumed the role of an interceptor somewhere in Delta State. He got into a petroleum tanker that had caught fire and drove the moving ball of fire away from causing maximum damage to life and property. Through his quick thinking and bravery, he intercepted the otherwise dangerous…

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Father’s Day – The morning after for all fathers who were not present at the celebration yesterday

I was in church yesterday as the Father’s Day celebration went full steam ahead. Suddenly I looked to my left and my eyes fell on a young lady dabbing her eyes with her handkerchief. Why would anyone be crying when there was such positive energy spreading across all the rows of the church? I knew what the matter was: the young lady was missing her…

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What’s the coolest thing about the weather in Lagos since the national grid collapsed last Sunday evening?

My brother, I’m really loving the weather, cooler than cucumber. Thank God for mercies that never collapse. You can say that again. Despite all we have done to the environment and are still doing (I just saw a video of a religious leader in Ibadan who added more putrefaction to the environment by raping a mentally retarded woman and using a white handkerchief from a calabash… Oh…

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Knowing the link between online insults and suicide, who’s checking the current temperature of Nigeria’s politics?

Who’s checking what temperature? I know where you are going with your question. This is not Japan where the government has toughened the penalty for online insults because of the established link between online insults and suicide. Nigeria is not Japan; they can go and die! Who are you talking about? If you cannot stand the heat, don’t go into the kitchen Are you hearing…

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