Religion and mental health: might the Singapore study explain the Nigerian situation?

Why do you sometimes leave the weighty matters to focus on matters on the fringes? I’ve been waiting to read your take on the trial of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Igboho, or the recent matter involving Supercop Abba Kyari but you have said nothing. Yesterday it was about the killer of TikTok star Anthony Barajas. Today you have gone to…

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Was the killer of TikTok star Anthony Barajas and his friend under the influence of purge?

That the incident happened last week at a cinema in California that was screening a particular movie, might give a casual observer the impression that the killer was under the influence of the central idea of the movie, in a case of ‘the devil made me do it’ but we must probe more deeply. While the central idea of the movie in which a totalitarian…

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Why organizers of the 2020 Olympics Games give gold, silver and bronze medals instead of ‘certificates of merit’

Oh, Oh, you are still upset, abi? I knew you had found another subject to ‘fight’ about when your son returned home from a debate involving his school and five other schools, where instead of calling him the winner and giving him the prize, he deserved, when the exercise ended, he was given only a certificate of merit, like the other contestants. I am glad…

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Nigeria’s E-shock you! ran with Elaine Thompson-Herah and Lamont Marcell Jacobs to win 2020 Tokyo Olympics 100m finals

Lament not for Nigeria’s outing so far at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games. Neither weep for the ride of our athletes. The spirit of Nigeria’s authentic young people has shown her hands. Where did you see the spirit of Nigeria’s young people in Tokyo, some people may ask? And what is the name of the spirit, by the way? E-shock you! that’s the name of…

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May you not be disqualified! (Why many Christians fear the word more than any other)

If family, friends and fans of these Nigerian Olympics athletes: Favour Ofili, Ruth Usoro, Chidi Okezie, Onyekwere Chioma, Echikunowoche Annette, Chukwuma Rosemary, Knowledge Omovoh, Glory Patrick, Yinka Ajayi and Tima Godbless are not happy at the moment, what is the state of the athletes themselves? If they are not happy because their dreams of seeing their beloved stars participate in the world’s biggest sports stage,…

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What’s missing in the tale of Hima, the defanged and declawed lion cub owned by Chinese man Qi Xiao

First, tell me what you saw from the tale What’s missing is more important than what’s obvious Are you saying you didn’t notice the look of delight on the face of Chinese man Qi Xiao after he was reunited with his prized pet, which he loves ‘as a family member?’ Family is worth everything, anyday and anytime. So, in your mind, a man and lion…

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Why this silver is golden for Simone Biles

First verse She’s twenty-four Could not find the usual fun Age refused to cooperate And not many can operate When that’s the case And there’s a struggle with pace Second verse She may add the silver to her glowing chest And with time come to see it as best Coming out of a season Characterized by unreason Plus, when she remembers how its peculiar story…

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France President Emmanuel Macron: those security blushes as metaphor, necessitating a closer examination of Vulnerability

First, there was a slap from one of his countrymen as France President Emmanuel Macron went on an interaction with some of his countrymen. Then more recently was the report of a hack on one of his telephones by spyware released through a company with specialty in that area. There is no doubt that by now an expansive review of the situations would have been…

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