Sudan, On The Long Road To Freedom Or Anarchy?

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The citizens of Sudan are angry. They are genuinely angry and have come out on the streets to express their levels of anger. They have pitched their tents on the streets and made them their homes as they are determined to get the ruling class (military) bend over and make changes. In […]

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BREXIT: A Long Road To Independence For UK

By Morak Babajide-Alabi As Britain is confused on BREXIT, let us cast a look back at the past. This article was first published in this column on September 11, 2016. It is relevant today as there is still no headway, almost three years after. Read on: When on June 23, 2016, the majority of British […]

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A Self Birthday Commentary Is In Order

By Morak Babajide-Alabi Another year has dawned in this human endeavour.  My hopes, dreams, and aspirations remain as clear as ever. The blockades, obstacles, and barriers are many. But the true leader in me must not succumb to any. In this journey, I’ve come a long way. But the way before me is still very […]

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One Year Gone – Loss, BREXIT, and May’s Woes

By Morak Babajide-Alabi Today we celebrate mothers all over the world. It is a day that is set aside to appreciate the wonderful creations of God. Today, we call out mothers for recognition for their contributions to birthing and ensuring a functional society. Taking on this role is not easy for some who go through […]

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New Zealand: The Assault On A Peaceful Nation

By Morak Babajide-Alabi To describe what happened in Christchurch, New Zealand two Fridays ago as annihilation won’t be far from the thought of the terrorist. It was a massacre of 50 people who happened to be in the path of a deranged man with warped ideology. The event shook the world and brought uncontrollable tears […]

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For Great Britain, BREXIT Is At A Crossroad

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The gods of Great Britain are angry. And when the gods are angry, we know they are usually mean, sad, and unhappy.  At this point, they would do anything and damn the consequences. This is the stage the gods are now. They have thrown caution into the winds. The result of this […]

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No Difference Between Nigeria Email Scams and Political Campaigns?

By Morak Babajide-Alabi, It is not unusual if you a Nigerian in diaspora and colleagues or casual acquaintances seize opportunities to quiz you on various topics. These questions may range from corruption to politics to kidnapping, natural resources, terrorism or water scarcity in Nigeria. There is this belief that you can fill them in on […]

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Trump Loses His Stare Down With North Korea’s Jong Un

By Morak Babajide-Alabi If you are a boxing or wrestling fan, you will be familiar with the pre-fight hypes and publicity. It is not unusual for boxers or fighters and their promoters to do some out of the ordinary things in their bid to publicise fights.  I am usually enthralled when the boxers/wrestlers look menacingly […]

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Keeping Shamima, The Terrorist’s Bride, At Arm’s Length

By Morak Babajide-Alabi We have goals, aspirations and dreams. In fact, these are the ingredients that oil the engines of life and make it worth living. As individuals, we set goals on what we want to become at particular ages and goals that would be achieved within a particular time frame. Identify an individual without […]

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My Crowd Is Bigger Than Yours – A Journey Back In Time

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The last-minute announcement of the postponement of yesterday’s first leg of the 2019 General Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is a clear indication of an organisation that has meticulously planned for failure for four years.  There is nothing wrong in shifting the date of an election if necessary logistics […]

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Lies, Desperation And Propaganda – The Art Of Campaigns

By Morak Babajide-Alabi Let us go a little back into the past. Especially as we prepare to vote this Saturday at Nigeria’s 2019 General Election. I have the strong urge to cast a glance back and reflect on how it was four years ago, in the run-up to the Presidential elections. The 2015 election was […]

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Rape Is Zimbabwe’s New Tool Of Oppression

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The world’s gaze is once again on the southern African country, Zimbabwe. As usual, it is not in admiration; rather it is in surprise and utmost disgust at the happenings in the country.  The world watches the unfolding events with contempt and wondering if the leaders have the moral capacity to take […]

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