#FreeEse: A Tragedy or Hot Air?

It will be interesting to hear what pundits have to say about the “sexual relationship” between the adult male, Yinusa, and Ese Oruru a 13-year-old girl said to have been abducted by the former since 2012. There is much talk about endemic injustice, an ineffectual police force and legal system, unconcerned politicians and unscrupulous predatory males within the borders of Nigeria. What is not being said is that poverty has reduced females in Nigeria even seriously underaged ones into “purchasable” sex objects either as goods or services. Ese’s case was just a solitary cause celebre case out of millions of abused underaged girls in the country. (more…)

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“Women’s Rights” as Theme of African Union Summit: Really?

The leaders of the Africa Union when in congress to discuss the problems of the continent, the outcomes are predictable. The stuff put on the table for discussion is often “impossible to achieve but good for utterance only”. These discussions are regularly superficial rhetoric, used to give respectability and fame to those self-appointed African champions who promote them. There will be no concrete and effective instrumental or institutional changes implemented to offer the solutions to the problems at hand. The problems thus persist without foreign intervention. The 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union, with the theme “Women’s Rights in Africa”, is no different.


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Corrupt Manhood: Bleeding Nigeria

Corrupt Manhood: Bleeding Nigeria

It is amazing how much Nigeria’s corrupt officials and their clients spend on sex and women. Girls, ladies and new wives who are fortunate enough to be “attached” to corrupt officials are fortunate. The thieves shower their clients, With what? Luxury cars, foreign holiday trips. And cushy rented apartments, new-build homes, land acquisition, school fees, obscene generous stipends, and so forth and so on.

Such may appear a “normal” action of the rich. Well, until one calculates the amount of Nigeria’s stolen wealth that is spent on sex and illicit sexual relations. (more…)

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