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Nigerian Democracy

Reuters photo   By Ogunniyi Abayomi   A military infused organised democracy or liberal system of government?  

We need a new name

Reuters photo   By Ogunniyi Abayomi   “We are completely disenchanted with the old adult, established politicians, we want to see some new faces –more militant faces”                                                                                                 Malcolm X

Xenophobia and its interpretation within South Africa’s foreign communities

By Ogunniyi Abayomi The Nigerian and foreign communities in South Africa endure a turbulent atmosphere within their domain; be killed or watch your property burgled by radical youths. This is enacted by the myopic ideology over the dominance and control of economic, social and financial institutions by foreigners earning more than the citizens of South […]

Fela: The departed voice of consciousness who died in the siege of controversy

By Ogunniyi Abayomi Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, popularly known as Fela Kuti, in his lifetime poked his fingers into the eyes of military personnel and politicians decrying the exploits and carnage orchestrated within the walls of our territory.

Trump’s immigration policy and the war within America

Justin Sullivan/AFP   By Ogunniyi Abayomi Immigration was born out of slavery, war and ethnic clashes, ensuing individuals to seek greener pastures across the border. Events and the tragedies of terror within Arab and African societies prompted the sympathetic movement of migrating to the west, absconding the horrendous atmosphere across their regions.

IDP carnage and the raging sphere of insecurity in Nigeria

Alfred Davies/MSF   By Ogunniyi Abayomi   “War is war, the only good human is a dead one”             George Orwell; Animal Farm.

Animal Farm transported to a democratic world

By Ogunniyi Abayomi Last night, Ejiogu and Olutimehin were slaughtered across the tarred pathway on the streets of Kano. It is the same pattern of events that is publicised in our national dailies, the massive killing in Kaduna over cultural, tribal and religious differences erupts a chaotic atmosphere within the state, yet no one is […]

Will the world remain the same in 2017?

AFP photo   By Ogunniyi Abayomi The human story is formulated by birth to planet earth via the womb, the adventure that defines what was hidden from our consciousness exploring every event that unfolds our destination within the realm of existence.

Totalitarian dominance within African Democracy

By Ogunniyi Abayomi The recent Ghanaian election was observed as the exemplary illustration of a democratic state within its sphere of power. The display of maturity during the election between President Mahama over the loss of the presidential seat to Nana Akufo-Addo exhibited the total value demonstrated for the satisfaction of the masses, rather than […]

Nigeria: A dark riddle within the shadow of dreams

AFP photo   By Ogunniyi Abayomi He was awoken by a strange phone call from his colleague over the assassination of Chief Owoseni Adigun in the odd hours of night at his residence in Lagos, a metropolitan state across the Western Region of Nigeria. Unstable and distorted were the reactions that emerged after receiving the […]

The Cuban Lesson for a Desolate Nigeria

By Ogunniyi Abayomi His demise was announced via broadcast and print medium of communication globally on 26th November,2016.

The art of writing and the pursuit of survival across Africa in the 21st century

By Ogunniyi Abayomi The struggle to find our feet in society against the unruly demeanor of individuals occupying certain positions unopposed has been a subject and theme of discourse among writers in Africa.

The American election and the global culture of democracy

AFP photo   By Ogunniyi Abayomi At my residence in Lagos, Nigeria, I tuned to the CNN cable network news and observed the tedious and enraging political battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton for the American presidential election.

African unity and the post colonial instability of African states

Kenny Katombe/Reuters   By Ogunniyi Abayomi The declaration of India as an independent state on the 15th of August 1947 enacted the struggle and movement of independence across African states.

The bewildered and controversial republic of the 21st century

Tom Pietrasik   By Ogunniyi Abayomi Democracy embraces freedom amongst the leaders and people, in the same way between the leaders and its cabinet.

The rise of creating a country against an existing country

Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP   By Ogunniyi Abayomi I was dispatched to Imo state, Nigeria in the month of October 2015 by the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) for a year orientation service and programme. Nigeria had just sworn in  General Muhammadu Buhari as the newly elected president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and everything […]

Feminism and the controversial role of dominance among genders

Pius Utomi Ekpei/EPA   By Ogunniyi Abayomi The debate over the responsibility and role of both genders as a creature of flesh and blood are divergent and contradictory in the premise of thought and opinion.

The demagogue Boko Haram and the radical flight of terrorism

By Ogunniyi Abayomi   An ideology of a malignant affair that eludes a destabilizing compromise to fulfil the fanatic verse of the book in the name of religious belief.

Intellect and the identity of colour in the 21st century

Jamel Shabazz   By Ogunniyi Abayomi As the black race, we are observed to be individuals of vigour and strength over the mental capability to study and succeed in our intellectual endeavours.

From the jungle to striving to survive

By Ogunniyi Abayomi In October 2015, he was a stranger in an erstwhile village, wailing over the absurdity across the atmosphere of the environment.

Once upon a country- Diary, Misery or Myth?

By Ogunniyi Abayomi British imperialists likewise known as colonialists left the circle of power and administration after the declaration of Nigeria as an independent state on 1st October, 1960. A mild protest with an assumption of a controversial engagement between the Caucasian race and the citizens over the interest of what we have against what we […]

‘Burnt Men’ By Oluwasegun Romeo Oriogun: A Review

Review By Ogunniyi Abayomi

The colour of strength and vigour against the colour of intimidation in society

Adeola Olagunju   By Ogunniyi Abayomi History reiterates the consciousness and belief of the human race as a species of flesh, blood and water over the assertion of a superior race, religion and ideology that disrupts our society.

Freedom quest and the liberty of knowledge in a torrid society

emy chaoschildren   By Ogunniyi Abayomi British novelist and poet, Eric Arthur Blair (George Orwell) described war as peace, ignorance as strength and freedom as slavery, a paradoxical slogan of the Oceania big brother political party in his dystopian novel 1984.

Gender equality, Racism, Feminism, Bigotry and its existence in society

Marius Tudor   By Ogunniyi Abayomi Polemic, controversial and diverse are words embedded with these terms that arouse the act of instability across a filthy world.

Padding and the illusionary leadership across our nation

By Ogunniyi Abayomi Nigeria, a country of vast human and natural resources propagates under the illusionary belief that the solution to the challenges that bite the country are placed in the hands of our politicians.

Culture and its clash of identity

Reuters photo   By Ogunniyi Abayomi It is the position and identity of individuals in society, the way of life of people, their thoughts and behaviors embeded charateristics that built the existence of a society.

Corruption and its unending stories in our society

AFP photo   By Ogunniyi Abayomi A single act can disrupt, destabilize and disorganise the human group, organisation and race within the boundaries and walls of our society. The act rages in our minds with the persistent desire to neglect the rules, procedures and processes to an objective before implementation in the name of greed […]

The Religion of Conscience

By Ogunniyi Abayomi John was a Christian who adhered to the teachings of Jesus Christ, he was observed on the lousy streets of Lagos reading the Bible and preaching on the basis of repentance that all might inherit the kingdom of God. John was apprehended by the anti-graft agency for an alledged financial crime and […]

Politics and Power in 2016

By Ogunniyi Abayomi   Celebrating or degrading the essence of democracy in our 21st century.   Democracy, the government of the people, was introduced to Nigeria on 29th May, 1999, transforming our ruling system from military to the federal system of governnment with constitutional provision to ensure an organisational and structural administration was built and […]