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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The World Crises Are Defining 2019

By Morak Babajide-Alabi January 2019 has been a month with lots of events and much of crises around the world. From Africa to the Americas, crises have dotted the landscape. There are no signs the situation will change for the better soon. The protagonists in these crises are digging their heels in and insisting they […]

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BREXIT Careers Off The Road As Nonagenarian Phillip Survives Crash

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The news of the car crash involving the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip came as a shock to quite some people. It was not the incident that was shocking, but the fact that the ninety-seven-year-old was behind the wheel of the overturned Land Rover. The crash which happened on Thursday night on […]

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Resolutions Are Made To Be Broken

By Morak Babajide-Alabi Let me welcome you all to 2019. It is six days into the year already, but it is never too late to exchange greetings on the crossover. 2018 was a very eventful year for us all, as individuals, as a nation and on the world scene. Let us thus congratulate ourselves for […]

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How Much Is Your PVC Worth In The Electoral Market?

By Morak Babajide-Alabi In a few weeks, Nigerians will file out to vote in the 2019 General Elections. The elections would give the citizens the opportunity to choose leaders they think are best to direct the affairs of the country for the next four years. Voting leaders to offices in any part of the world […]

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