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Rich Kids, Poor Kids: States And The Pot Called Federal Allocation – Ogunyemi Bukola

Yesterday budget and public data analysis platform BudgIT shared how much in total each state in Nigeria received as Federal Allocation in 2013. The list was divided into two. The top ten earner states: And the bottom ten: So this morning I decided to dance around the data a bit and see if numbers could talk. Here’s what numbers said: ... Read More »

Dear Obama, I want to report Jonathan to you – By @Obajeun

Dear Obama, I want to report Jonathan to you – By @Obajeun

Dear Obama, I am angry with you. Yes, I am angry. We cried to you with our silence and wooed you with our street noise to come to the rescue of your ancestral friends. You did accept, but you replied the wrong person. How could you have answered someone who did not ask you any question because he was lost ... Read More »

Dear Shekau, we are on our way to Sambisa Forest – By @Obajeun

Dear Shekau, we are on our way to Sambisa Forest – By @Obajeun

Dear Abubakar Shekau, I don’t know if you are a beast with human face, but I will, for the purpose of our conversation, refer to you as a living human, barring the fact that you have succeeded in turning all of us into living ghosts. We know you have the power to break, kill and rape. We only have the ... Read More »

Flame Flame, Go Away, Come Again Another Day – By @Obajeun

Flame Flame, Go Away, Come Again Another Day – By @Obajeun

Whenever Boko Haram cooks human beings, you will see flame. Nyanya went up in flame. Jonathan wore sad face at the scene. Jonathan went to Kano the following day for a political gig. While mourners garnered their tears in baskets, Jonathan was in Kano throwing jives at his manufactured enemy, “even the little money my campaign office provided for refreshment ... Read More »

#FreeCiaxonIbadan: My Short Stint at the SSS and the Hypocrisy of Activism – By @Obajeun

#FreeCiaxonIbadan: My Short Stint at the SSS and the Hypocrisy of Activism – By @Obajeun

Welcome to the arid absurdity called Nigeria, our national theatre of hypocrisy. With an unrivaled pace, we are fast moving to the tarmac of departure where the soul of our nation might Rest In Peace. I pray not. But history has a way of reoccurring when you don’t learn from it. In our own nation-state, history keeps serving us, but ... Read More »

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