To write not just about the future, but about what it would be like, would require more than minor talents like the ability to read economic indices or monitor the progress of technology. It required, more crucially, a language and an attitude of mind, and anyone who possessed anything close to these would hardly bother…

Some call Nigeria hell. I call it home and I'll gladly go burn in it.

A fortnight ago in Washington D.C., just a few blocks away

from the Nigerian Embassy here, a Biafran house was opened, the Biafran flag

was hoisted and the Biafran national anthem was jubilantly sang by hundreds of

Nigerians…

Na from airport I don begin smell God hand for this country. The kind breeze wey blow me after wey I commot for the aeroplane na better fine breeze wey just cool my body well well…

Americans and indeed people of other nationalities living in different cities

across America are afraid. We are all still locked in an inner struggle between our rational and usual way of life and strange but understandable propensity to

yield to a dull but now constant fear and panic.

I thank God for my country, Nigeria. I thank God that my country is so "Third World" that we have not been able to make an enemy big enough to plan a Sept. 11…