The Begging Side of London – And Reality Kicked In

by Morak Babajide-Alabi As the train set sail from the Kings Cross Train Station, London, my mind was more preoccupied with the thoughts of London than my destination of Edinburgh. In fact, I had no idea what was in stock for me in the northern city. Other than the impromptu lessons my wife gave me […]

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No Sea Shall Stand On The Way To The “Promised Land”

By M. Babajide-Alabi They are immigrants, and they are pouring into all available waterfronts in the European Axis.  They have been arriving in hundreds and thousands. Some of them are weak; some are only kept strong by hope for a better future. So many of these immigrants from war-torn countries die daily and are carried […]

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The Diary Of A Freshman in the UK

by Morak Babajide-Alabi A continuation of the series published on May 19, 2019, titled: With Love From Homeland To A New Home. The aircraft taxied to a stop at the well-lit Kotoka International Airport. The brightness of the light in this airport was a contrast to what I experienced at the Lagos International Airport. I […]

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For Theresa May, BREXIT Means Job Exit

by Morak Babajide-Alabi When Theresa May announced her resignation as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on Friday, it did not come as a surprise. The world had waited for nearly three years of her Premiership to hear this. In July 2016, when the Prime Minister took over the rein of the leadership of […]

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With Love From Homeland to A New Home

By Morak Babajide-Alabi This is the first in a series of articles I have done on emigration (immigration), racism and life in the diaspora. Some of these topics are written on my own personal experiences, supported where necessary with events witnessed or told to me by those concerned. My aim is to draw attention to […]

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We Are Our Own Choices

“Yes, Morak, it’s the modern thing. I know it has not caught up with us back at home, but times are changing. Our culture back at home is too restrictive for people like me,” he said. Now I moved from being alarmed to confused and concerned and all I could say was “Really? […]

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Sri Lanka: Terror in Government

By Morak Babajide-Alabi It would be inhuman to ignore the pains and deaths that were visited on the innocent people of Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 21, 2019 – a few Sundays ago. There is no disputing the fact that madness was let loose by a group of demented individuals who believed religion should be a […]

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Sex, Marriage And Relationship – A Practical Guide

By Morak Babajide-Alabi Today I am yielding this column for an excerpt from the book, Sex, Relationship & Marriage: Things Your Mother Didn’t Tell You. This unputdownable book is authored by Ade Ebimomi, the CEO of FDIB Limited. Ade, a friend of over three decades, is a very brilliant and successful investment broker and Consulting […]

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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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