Dino Melaye Adopts the Pyrates Confraternity: A PR Coup?
[Former] Senator Dino Melaye – SDM – (Twitter handle: @dino_melaye) on the 4th of August 2020 tweeted a cynically edited video clip of members of the Pyrates Confraternity singing his name in elated spirits. The comment that accompanied the clip SDM presented was, “SDM loved everywhere… even Pirates [Pyrates].” Call it narcissism, the tweet appeared to be a subtly devised public relation’s [PR] coup by SDM. Perhaps, it has worked well in a nation with an ever ready atmosphere for the unusual. (more…)
National Association of Seadogs: Capone?
Wole Soyinka who is synonymous with NAS as its co-founder and most famous member is a literary giant and an intellectual. He is no mafia Don nor mafioso. Why would an organisation that identifies with Soyinka like a leech look racketeers, at least in the public perception. He is their spiritual leader and more.
The Leaders of the National Association of Seadogs (NAS) a.k.a. the Pyrates Confraternity, are commonly known in public as “Capoons”. The word Capoon is a slight corruption of the “Cap’n” which in turn is a slight corruption of the word “Captain”. The leaders of the international body and chapters of NAS are thus Captains, colloquially Capoons. Some scribes of NAS have even chosen to use the more formal term “President” to match corporate ambitions. Such is an interesting evolution considering the available choices in question. (more…)