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Nigeria: We Didn't Toil. So We Might As Well Let Go.

by Eta Uso, Jr.
Is it not sweet yet sour that once upon a time a few people clamoured that we stick to a system of rotational Presidency by virtue of zoning. Yet today, these same few people, believe that it is either out or war if a certain section insists on completing their own circle.
While the above may be sweet and sour, this section is out-rightly sour. In that, our Nigeria of which we have today and are seemingly seeking to actively destroy on the altar of self interest and lust for power, a very large chunk of us did not toil for it. Rather, the spirit of Nigeria today in which we seek to destroy is a legacy bequeathed us by brave and patriotic men of honour, very Nigerians as us, now departed.
We never toiled for her (Nigeria), our sweats neither blood never went down in exchange for the soul of she (Nigeria) that she might live. We gave nothing for her progress, so what's there to loose? We might as well just destroy her. Yet, though we seek to destroy her because we ca…

APC Has Captured A Lost Generation

by Eta Uso Jr
I feel it necessary to bring forward that the Digital Age seems to have done a little more harm than good. Well, at least more harm than good to the lazy mindsets of this generation. 
How? It is simple. The wealth of information our generation gets exposed to in real-time is so alarming that it has resulted in poverty of attention.
Politically however, this poverty of attention has resulted in a chunk of the Nigerian masses not being able to determine or pinpoint what really matters most. 
Nonetheless, irrespective of the poverty of attention ravaging our youths of today, one certain trait that seems to have remained constant is the desire to be popular on social media, or at most, follow what's seemingly popular. This can be buttressed with the splurge of politically correct statements that seem to be everywhere these days, thus consuming the 'lazy minds' of this digital generation into thinking that what is 'politically correct' is actually Correct.