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Sunday, August 9, 2020

mazi abe’s side: Beer Parlour Economics 102 and the continued fall of the Naira

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Just as the Naira is finding its realistic level under the prevailing circumstances, The Nigerian economic Common Sense is finding its own level. As the ban on importation of toothpick begins to take effect, the Consumers...

mazi abe’s corner: Iyabò Onigbin (Iyabo the Snail Seller) and my Jamaican Girl

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Dateline: Dec 1989 I had been in England for the whole of 9 months without a taste of any correct peppered food. The nearest I had tasted that could be compared to Alhaja's soup was...

mazi abe’s corner: Buhari’s Ministerial Appointments – The Bride, The Groom and the Constitution

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The new bride waits eagerly in the bridal room for the groom to arrive and consummate the marriage. At the ripe age of 55, she is not exactly a spring chicken, but nervous all...

mazi abe’s side: “Aso Rock budgets ₦1.7bn for food” – and so therefore??

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"ASO ROCK BUDGETS 1.7 BILLION* NAIRA FOR FOOD" So therefore nko ? Look, I just woke up from another Guinness induced sleep, so I don't have time for any ràdà ràdà political speech this morning. So...

Poor men! From Debt December to Just-Long January and now Valentine Fever February!

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It is February 1st! Another 14 days of agony for we Men! After surviving "Spending December" and "Brokage January". From today, the wives, girlfriends, side-chicks, front-chicks, wannabes and soon-to-bes will change! They will start being nice and sweet...

Pray for Ibinabo Fiberesima? Nollywood actress’ appeal dismissed

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“Let's pray for Ibinabo.” That phrase has gone viral on the Social Media circuit. I first came across it on a friend’s Facebook timeline. In fact, I was automatically composing my Rest In Peace comment, when...

mazi abe’s side: What Valentines Day Will Cause?? My daughter wants to go on...

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So...because it's Valentines Day, this one is busy telling me she wants to go out with her friend on Sunday. "Ehnnnn, what is your friend's name?" I asked gently. David. Long silence. "Davidi ké ? What kind of...

This is Nigeria: why make progress when you can make excuses?

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UK's Defence Minister, Sir Michael Fallon, voluntarily resigned from office, for putting his hand on a female journalist's knee during an interview, 15 years ago. Yes o, 15 years ago! Hmmmmmmmmm I trust Nigeria my country. For it...

Please can we send Buhari to John McCain’s doctor so Nigerians can also get...

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24 hours after falling ill, it is announced that Ranking Senator John McCain of the US Senate has been diagnosed with brain cancer. It is highly unlikely he will return to the Senate, so the...

Buy lingerie for your wife, they said. Now I am in jail cell! What...

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I was in a romantic mood today, so as I was doing some small small shopping, I thought of madam. They always say to buy lingerie for your wife, so that's how me too, I stopped...