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Sunday, August 9, 2020

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

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: Back in London; First Day of Driving

After eight weeks of near suicidal and maniacal driving on the streets of the Atlantic City of Eko ilê, I was already bored and irritated the way Mòmò Fela was stopping at every traffic...

mazi abe’s corner: Lagos Driving in London

LAGOS DRIVING IN LONDON........ I was running very late for a meeting this morning, so I decided to give them some serious Lagos driving. With my hand permanently on the horn, I was taking bends faster...

mazi abe’s side: Federal Character, Buhari And Mrs Idris

 I think I am suffering from a psychological condition called Naijatiansis. I love Nigeria so much, my dreams every night will not be complete if something about Nigeria does not feature. It is either...

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

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 corner: Quest For The Golden Grail: Silverspoon vs Omo’rogun

One came into the world with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth. The other needed a sharp crack of the local midwife's omo'rogun to elicit the first baby cry ; he was that...


LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI : Dear sir, Thanks for the regular electricity and reduction in high blood pressure. So Baba, when are we going to start seeing a few government thieves in prison ? Baba Mukaila was nearly...