Essays / Satiric / The Pontifical Papers

THE NIGERIANS THEY DON’T GIVE A DAMN ABOUT—A Rejoinder by Ayo Sogunro

“They” in this title refers to all the defense men, the pen-brandishing king’s men, the unrelenting, self-appointed applauders, the cozy and established, comfortable, myopic and collective children of corruption, the distant crowd of Presidential addicts, the any-government-in-power cinema crowd of Nigeria, who seem to be in competition among themselves to achieve the favours of President Goodluck Jonathan. … Continue reading

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IDLEMINDSET | RICE, TWITTER VERIFICATION AND OTHER HILARIOUS SYMBOLS

Some things are too fucking funny to be ignored. But before we discuss the intricacies of extracting humour within the Nigerian social construct, we shall begin with a brief dissertation on our favourite topic: the weird as hell-stuck-in-a-deep-freezer mental state of the average Nigerian. You simply have to love Nigerians–or you’ll blow up the whole … Continue reading