Aug 30th, 2013
– Begin Scene – Me: Good Afternoon (I hand over my passport to security check and brace myself for the interrogation that’s sure to follow…) Officer: Mmm. (Doesn’t look up. He studies my passport seriously for a moment, then…) Where are you from? (He can see it. It’s on my passport. But he asks anywa...
Apr 11th, 2013
Last year, I attended a conference that brought together African thought leaders. In a session about African identity, we explored the question of whether one could claim to be African without being fluent in any African languages. A passionate, and near disruptive debate ensued almost instantly. Wha...
Jul 5th, 2012
Police authorities in Delta State on Wednesday said a child stolen and sold for N250,000 had been recovered in Agbor, Delta State. The Police Public Relations Officer, Charles Muka, who confirmed the development, said five persons had also been arrested in connection with the child theft. Our corresp...