THE WORLD GOES DEAF

Today, I received the most tragic news in many months. Two women were run over by a truck in an accident along Orba Road in Nsukka. I got this information from the commercial motorcyclist who took me home this evening. This sad event forced me to reflect, as have many others in the past. There …

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT THE SCREEN?

While growing up, we had a black-and-white television, President, purchased by my dad in 1986 at a time when ‘bongo’ trousers and Afro were in vogue. At that time, any kind of television was a prized asset. It meant that holidays were spent in front of the screen, watching programs ranging from the boring news …

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OF NDI KWE NA NDI EKWE [OF THE BELIEVERS AND THE UNBELIEVERS]

The average Nigerian musician is a natural hustler. The music sphere here is such a cold environment. The competition is very stiff; so stiff that it suffocates. This is why an artiste in Nigeria is ready to do anything to get his songs into every corner and circle in Nigeria, even those dark corners where …

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