Author Archives: Tundun Adeyemo

Migration Blues: Why Do They Come Here (Nigeria) When We are Not Wanted There?

Migration Blues: Why Do They Come Here (Nigeria) When We are Not Wanted There?

The writer has recently been to Nigeria. On the plane I boarded, half of the business class seats were occupied by foreigners (Caucasians). As these people may or may not be English, it begs the question, if they are English, why do they come to Nigeria? If you live in England, and you are Nigerian

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What’s the Hype About Marriage?

So, What’s the Hype About Marriage? This is a rant. Having a parent around during the bleak autumn/ winter months is not ideal for several reasons. Please don’t get me wrong. parents are a blessing to have around at any time, but if you are unmarried. it is extra hard to deal with the constant

So, What’s the Hype About Marriage?

This is a rant. Having a parent around during the bleak autumn/winter months is not ideal for several reasons. Please don’t get me wrong, parents are a blessing to have around at any time, but if you are unmarried, it is extra hard to deal with the constant nagging to find a partner. Click here

Voices for the Voiceless

There are different ways to be heard. Babies understand how to get attention innately. They cry. Newspaper and magazine editors live for their next headline. The news headlines or the talking points are very important. Media junkies thrive on the buzz the news cycle creates. Many people use their pens, pencils, laptops, speeches, protests, online

Pondering About Life and Suffering

The most predictable thing about life is its unpredictability. Life can happen to any one at any time. Cancer diagnosis, death, barrenness, poverty, demotion, hunger, divorce, stillbirths, miscarriages, stroke, dementia, adultery, arson attack, suicide, are examples of what can go wrong while alive. Click here to download our magazines As though the aforementioned were not

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Nigeria’s Changing Police

The Nigeria Police Force has suffered and still suffers from negative public perception. The fact is that Nigerian policemen are still on the motorways collecting N100 notes or more from drivers, under the guise of checking for vehicle documents. The Nigeria Police need to overcome incidents of random bullet discharge and collection of bribes however

Redemption Camp, Nigeria’s Vatican City

As a guest at the rather posh Redemption Camp home of an ardent member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one has the luxury of unlimited and super fast Internet access. The atmosphere is cool, the air conditioning unit is on and the noise of some people praying can be heard. It is the

Maids and the Challenges of Life

In South Africa, being a maid is a career option. During the apartheid era, black maids worked in white households, looking after white children. In today’s South Africa, rich people, middle class families and up-and-coming families are able to afford the services of maids. There is no connotation to slavery so people move from the

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