Twisted Values By Pius Adesanmi

 

President Buhari is so alienated from sentient reach by anybody with wise counsel that it is perhaps a wasted effort to try and draw his attention to the lesson in symbolism that President Obama has taught all of us.

Yesterday, President Obama gave one of the most significant speeches of his life – his farewell speech. Sasha Obama, his youngest daughter, was missing in action. Naturally, the Americans needed and wanted to know the whereabouts of the young lady. Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday!

 

“If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me” – Psalm 139:9-10  (Pius Adesanmi)

The above was His last Facebook post written at the Airport and a few hours later he died in the Air crash.  The below photo was posted alongside the above quote while on a layover for his flight to Kenya from Canada.

Question:  Did he have any premonitions of his death?  Continue reading

Boys Behaving Badly – By Pius Adesanmi

 

Today, I decide on a capitalist lunch alone. My assigned driver takes me to a capitalist restaurant – one of the elitist watering holes of anybody who is anybody in Nigeria’s centre of power.

I invite the driver to come in with me. He is shocked. He is used to waiting in the car. Or being given some change to go and find an appropriate Mama Put for his own lunch while the Ogas eat in the capitalist location. Continue reading

Home – The Madness Only Home Understands

 

It all started yesterday afternoon with my feeling cheated that I paid for my car when I bought it in 2014 and nobody warned me that there are parts of it that I will never get to use because of the culture of Obodo Oyibo.

If you sell me a car, and the culture of your society says that I will never get to use the horn, should you not have deducted the cost of that useless, extraneous part from the overall price of the car? This is car number 6 or 7, since my student jalopy days back in British Columbia. Six cars, twenty years, two countries (Canada and the US) and I can’t remember ever having had to honk, sorry, to horn. Not once. Continue reading

Nigerian Prof. Pius Adesanmi of Carleton University Die In A Plane Crash!

 

“Pius Adesanmi was a towering figure in African and post-colonial scholarship and his sudden loss is a tragedy,” – Benoit-Antoine Bacon

 

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*Late Prof. Pius Adesanmi*

 

“The contributions of Pius Adesanmi to Carleton are immeasurable,” said Pauline Rankin, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University, Canada. Continue reading