On migrants again

When I heard about migrants again this July on the news, I didn’t pay much attention to it at first, because every summer, journalists will come up with a favourite subject that they will toy with like a dog with a bone, until exhaustion. Last year, it was Lampedusa, Italy, which was in the limelight … More On migrants again

What is this?

A little migrant African girl behind barbed wire near Calais, France? So, this is what it looks like to be a human being in this Twenty First century? Erecting walls everywhere against your fellow human brothers? What is this world we are living in? You cannot “welcome all the misery in the world”? But, you can start … More What is this?


I could have entitled this piece: “Embarrassing moments” as it is the story of how I made a fool of myself in a famous Lagos Club, behaving as if I was freshly arriving in Lagos straight from my remote village! Particularly when you consider that I had been on dance floors, in Paris, in Rome, … More AT THE CLUB

When our wildest dreams become reality

Famous Belgian cartoonist, Hergé, wrote: “By believing in his dreams, man turns them into reality” and indeed, his popular character, Tintin, was the first to walk on the moon, before moon landing became a reality in 1969. Do you remember as the series 24 hours with Kiefer Sutherland surprised everybody by featuring a black president … More When our wildest dreams become reality