JAMES’ JOURNAL (Entry 21)

Blog_KD JournalNovember 25

Quite a number of times, the question of what is wrong with Nigeria comes up. Why is a country as blessed and rich as ours so messed up and finding it hard to get her act together?

Over the years I’ve heard a lot of common answers: the government, corruption, terrible education, the fact that we were colonised… yada, yada, yada.

Sure, these are all problems. However they are not THE problem. What’s wrong with Nigeria? You and me.

Nothing is going to change in this country if we keep pointing fingers at each other, thinking we personally are not to blame.

These leaders you see up there, they didn’t spring from the cesspools of corruption and greed just like that. They were once normal citizens like us…citizens that got to become the elite. They were brought up to believe that stealing and half-truths are normal. Continue reading

We Are Not The Cause, We Are The Cure!

g-stay1I’m looking for a perfect beginning to this article, but seeing as words have repeatedly failed me, I’ll just go with the obvious: We are not the cause, we are the cure!

To borrow the words of some of our KD brothers here, the ‘Religidiots’ and their adherent ‘opium-pipe’ followers we presently harbor in this country deserve an Oscar for the numerous hardships we are subjected to daily, all in the name of law, order and justice.

Once upon a time, we had a speaker of the house, whose name literally translates to ‘The two Bank thieves’, who was hell-bent on ensuring that Nigeria had 24 hours of electricity daily. It is pertinent to note, at this point, that the same Bank-ole was, according to sources, the sole importer of Mikano Generators in Nigeria. Suffice it to say that many parts of Nigeria did not and still do not have 24 hours of light in an entire month. Talk about 2-timing!

I believe gays are behind that, No? Continue reading