DJ, play me Timaya’s ‘In this life I can’t kill myself’ and Tekno’s ‘Allow me to enjoy myself’. Nigerians and Entitlement Since returning back to Nigeria I’ve realised one thing. Actually two, but we’ll get to the second one in a bit. The first is that the average Nigerian is entitled. It’s the reason a … Continue reading Episode 2: Those 3AM RANDOM Thoughts… | JOLA’S CORNER OF THE INTERNET UNFILTERED.
By Glory Ayara The rudimentary of a state is: ‘a nation or territory considered as an organised political community under one government’. The word I want to take from this definition is ‘considered’. One of the definitions of considered is believed --- so we can rephrase the definition of a state as ‘a territory believed … Continue reading Nigeria: A Faceless Territory
It is unfortunate to see the complete disdain and ‘otherness’ used in referring to Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in Nigeria. With Nigeria being party to the UN’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), it is important that we join other parts of the world in their efforts towards equality and inclusion of PWDs. This issue bears … Continue reading The Forgottens: A Short Expose on the Fate of Person’s with Disabilities in Nigeria.
Over the past few weeks , an array of paradigm shifting occurrences in Nigeria attracted the attention of both national and international eyes. The #ENDSARS movement, a revolutionary call to action, for the Nigerian government to hold power drunk law enforcing officials accountable. The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), originally established to reduce surging crime rates … Continue reading Charity Begins at Home—— are government tactics in response to #ENDSARS similar to the abusive techniques maintained in some Nigerian homes?
IS our current reality the truth? or our own distorted depiction of it? Anjola paints a picture of a realistic illusion in this short story, 'Mirror Image'.