Akintokunbo Adejumo's Blog – February 2011 Archive (2)

A Farcical And Anarchic Look At Nigerian Car Plates

Laughter, they say is the best medicine. Let’s take a comic look at our predicament in Nigeria.

 

A “farce” is defined as A light dramatic work in which highly improbable plot situations, exaggerated characters, and often slapstick elements are used for humorous effect”. And “The broad or spirited humor characteristic of such works”. Or “A ludicrous, empty show; a mockery: e.g.…

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Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on February 27, 2011 at 9:50pm — No Comments

Party Politics And The 2011 Elections

In previous articles, since 2007 I have always defended and given the excuse for our aberrant democratic practice as being nascent, (i.e. new, embryonic, blossoming, hopeful, promising, and budding). In fact, I try very hard to believe in my own folly, always trying seriously to believe myself that we cannot perfect our brand of democracy so soon. After all, as they say, Rome was not built in a day, and even the great democracies of the modern world like the United States of America and Great… Continue

Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on February 8, 2011 at 7:42pm — 2 Comments

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