Why do earphones tangle? This was the question I found myself asking when for the umpteenth time today, my earphones; which I had taken great pains to place in my pocket at an angle so extreme that it will not for the life of me tangle, tangled. I mean… I’d just copped that new Jon … More Why do Earphones Tangle? The Spontaneous Knotting of an Agitated String.
There are gods, and then there are ‘gods’ but then again, i think I’ve said this before so I don’t need to start rambling on and on again. However, since I wrote my article on small gods, I have been to a lot of places, seen a lot of things and encountered a lot of … More “Small gods” II
Esu is a photograph by James C. Lewis Read the first part here Lagos. City of dreams, home of the lion hearted. Long before the Portuguese named her, and even longer before the warriors of Bini called her “Eko”, populated by the children of Olofin; I knew her by a much different, older and … More Scions of the gods II: Eshu
So… i wrote this story a while back, the basic idea being its conception being the exploration of the divine and the connection to and influences on our everyday lives. it was supposed to be a one-off thing but one thing has led to another and long story short, I’m exploring the idea of serializing … More Scions of the gods
Borrowing: A combined reading of the Oxford, Cambridge and Merriam-Webster dictionaries define the term borrowing as the act of taking and using something belonging to someone else with the intention of returning after a specific or reasonable period of time. In Nigeria however, the above is not applicable. To borrow is human, to return is … More To borrow is human, to return is err… Divine.
The Federal Republic of Nigeria – hereinafter referred to as “Nigeria” wherever and whenever the context so admits; is one of the largest exporters of crude oil in the world. What this should ordinarily translate to is that petroleum (which is its major by product) and petroleum related products should be easily and readily … More Idle Bants, Random Thoughts and This Thing Called Nigeria (2): How to Rape a Nation.
Lately, I’ve been thinking about headlines… A lot. Not the wishy-washy ones like the title of this my post, but the real captivating ones like you’ll see below later on in this post and particularly, the important role they play in the dissemination of information and how often they misconstrue that information. But first things … More Idle Bants, Random Thoughts and This Thing Called Nigeria: A Captivating Headline.