By: Chukwukere Nwovike
Life is a mystery, and with each day I live, it only gets even more mysterious and complicated.
Growing up a little boy, I knew just a handful of things. I knew I was a boy, I knew I was little (I got to hear ‘cute, fine, small boy’ everyday). I knew dad had money. I knew every Sunday I had to be early to church, and I was always one of the first, because the day before, mum would go through my Sunday box (a box specially set aside to house my church clothes) and iron a set for Sunday, all these so I don’t go late, so I get to hear every word in Sunday school. I knew Jesus died for my sins, I knew he was the son of God, and I knew God was merciful. I knew when someone shouted “Praise the Lord” in the church, we were to reply “Hallelujah”. I knew no matter what, I had to stay till church closed. In all I knew I was an Assemblies of God member, and as far as I was concerned that was what knowing God was all about. Continue reading
I lived only 32 years, I died in my youth, yet I left more mark on your country’s history than your 78 year old granddaddy Buhari or is it Jubril these days…My name is Emmanuel Arinze Ifeajuna (Popularly called Emma Vancouver or The Assassin, Tafawa Balewa’s Assassin). Continue reading
“We owe all our thanks to the Belgian government for stopping King Leopold II…The world saw the brutal killings of Congolese civilians on Kinshasa plantations, few saw a man trying to rid the planet of its most deadliest virus by slaughtering all infected…Thankfully the world’s view prevailed and today we still have our virus HIV…The second most profitable disease in the world, second only to Malaria still thrives….”
Dr. Selena, Chief virologist of Ziperf Pharmaceuticals delivered her monologue to the 14 members of board with the excitement of a 5 year old. In the next six months, the 15 of them would be regarded as the most powerful people in the world; the ultimate world super power. Continue reading