Life Abroad

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If your e mail address is accessible on the internet, you must be tired of reading varieties of spam mails…

What obtains in Nigeria obtains in the US, albeit with slight modifications.  You do not need monkey-like summersaults before raising your child in God’s ways.  You cannot allow your children to be so spoilt to the point that they become incorrigible and constitute permanent liability to you…

It often comes to Nigerian men living in the US as a rude shock when their wives become the household’s bread winner.  Having been accustomed to the docility, domestication, subjugation and outright terrorization of women back home in Nigeria, many Nigerian men are astounded when their wives assert their financial, behavioral and social independence…

The first time I mentioned to Paul, my close friend, that I had just been pulled over by the police, he cocked his head to the left as though to say I was guilty of a felony…

As you plan to return to Nigeria, the fact that it is easier to leave Nigeria rather than return to it hits you smack in the face.  Do you have a place of your own to which you could return?  If you do, does it meet the standard of living befitting of a person who had lived overseas for 30 years?

The year 2012 is gradually fading off.  It has been fatally uneventful especially for Nigerian masses. While some nations are recording success and breakthroughs in all areas of human developments, countries such as Nigeria continue to struggle…

The Rich List 2012 passed the test of prediction. I am yet to be formally declared a prophet. My confident intuition paid off. Pages after pages, I saw smiling white faces. Some caressing their yachts moored on the Pacific oceans. They look robust, real and ready. They look beautiful, bouncy, bright and brilliant. Why not? They are the risk-taking, movers and shakers of this sceptre isle called Britain…

On New Year’s Day, when Nigerians were celebrating the advent of another year, the government of Goodluck Ebelemi Jonathan announced the removal of fuel subsidy.  This unpopular move which raised exponentially the cost of living for the common man was met with stiff resistance and led to widespread protests throughout the federation in what is now known as the Occupy Nigeria Movement…

Fellow Nigerians, there is nothing wrong with our land. It is rich, vast and fertile. Human beings have the ability to create ways to live better and even change the environment to suit their needs and wants. Amalgamation of the country is not our real problem…

When you sit beside a middle-aged Texan in the economy section of an average-sized plane for fifteen minutes, you will have learned how strong she stood in the face of the breast cancer that took the lives of her mother and great-aunt. Not only that, you will also have realized that her lying cheating piece-of-sh*t ex-husband is currently fighting for custody of their youngest daughter…