How many agree with Russel Crowe in Unhinged that we have developed a fundamental inability to apologize?

In the recently released movie, Unhinged, Oscar-award winning actor Russel Crowe’s mentally challenged character Man said “We seem to have developed a fundamental inability to apologize to anyone, for anything.” I could not go past that point in the movie even though I watched it to the end. My mind kept playing back the line with recent events in Nigeria as some kind of canvas…

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Why doesn’t Nigeria have an answer for Black Eyed Peas’ “Where is the love?” 17 years after?

It’s one week already One week of what? Are you a stranger in Nigeria? Don’t you know what happened on Nigeria’s Black Tuesday? Of course, I do. But why are you bringing Black-Eyed Peas into the matter? Can you please answer the question? Wait a minute, did Black-Eyed Peas mention Nigeria anywhere in the song? The song is 17-years-old. Besides, you can’t just be answering…

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If not Gal Gadot who among Genevieve, Omotola, Lupita or Charlize should play Cleopatra, and why?

There were reports recently that some critics were not happy (Is there ever a time in this world when everybody is happy with what everybody is doing or not doing?) that Wonder Woman, WW84 superstar actress and former beauty queen, Gal Gadot will be playing Cleopatra the legendary Queen of Egypt in a new movie. The critics wished an actress of Arab or African descent…

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It might seem too late for President Trump to win this November but…

Consider the following: His capacity to irritate, offend and annoy using his tweets The formidable media machine ‘rooting’ for his opponent, Mr Joe Biden The ‘verdict’ from most of the polls His recognition of that possibility in his recent “Could you imagine if I lose?” question The fear by many of his supporters to publicly identify with him But This is still October the month…

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When will you marry?

Events had come to a point when Wilson felt he needed to act to save himself from perpetually bearing the toga of ‘permanent bachelor,’ by those who always asked him the irritating question, “When will you marry?” At first, he laughed at the question but when his mother began to ‘trouble’ him with the same question, it was no longer a laughing matter. “I will…

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Stop press! We ‘beat’ Covid-19 (I know…) we would beat this too

God bless all our doctors, pharmacists, all other medical/health professionals, the folks at NCDC and everyone at the vanguard of the fight against Covid-19. They know that their combined efforts didn’t get us the ‘victory.’ We know they know that fact. We also know that on our part, our own combined efforts didn’t get us the ‘victory’ either. The combination of their efforts and our…

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Governor Sanwo-Olu and the dangers of vacancy on Lagos Streets

Governor Jide Sanwo-Olu chose to err on the side of caution. The prognosis was dire. Mounting tension was looking for a vent to let out. Every decision he took had full bags of consequences. Not doing anything itself had its mix bag of consequences. He chose to dare with the declaration of curfew. Widespread implosion was the result. Broken became the song colouring life everywhere,…

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How to keep one’s head on one’s shoulders when many are losing theirs

Beware of presumptions for the very idea that a man can keep his head on his shoulders is in itself a chasing after the wind Less is better even though the temptation to consume every ‘breaking news,’ is usually strong Less is better even though the temptation to watch, read or hear every commentary and expert analyst/analysis, is usually strong Weep with those who weep…

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