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Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 31 2013

My Mysterious Lover!

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Like the sunflower opens to the sun I cling to you yearning for my fun Opening to you my honey to suckle My knees under the pressure buckles In your eyes I see the twinkle Your smile gives me the tickles As you take my hands in a tango I know it is now time …

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Jul 30 2013

Pope won’t judge gays who share something in common with him: The Lord and Expensive Fabrics!

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Well, the man in the stylish cape, silly hat and all that expensive fabrics says he won’t judge gays. How so cute! Pope Francis magnanimously announced that: If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge? This news has been heartily welcomed in the LGBT …

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Jul 29 2013

The Christian Association of Nigeria vows to chase out gay diplomats but Archbishop Desmond Tutu won’t worship a homophobic God.

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is once again making a national fool of itself and its members. Listening to the rants of its spokesperson wants to make me puke.  Really, how deluded are those religious nincompoops? The latest hullabaloo occurred when the Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr.  Olugbenga Ashiru was reported to have …

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Jul 26 2013

Absurdities and Atrocities: #BabyOctopusNotHalfhumanHalfFish!

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Wonders they say, shall never end. A Nigerian fish seller who lives in Ibadan, Nigeria, saw her fish evolve into half human half fish! The latest story goes thus:  Strange Fish With Human Parts Causes Stir in Ibadan. Hundreds of residents of Ibadan, Tuesday, rushed out to catch a glimpse of a strange fish which …

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Jul 26 2013

Senator Pedophile Sani Yerima, Bishop David Oyedepo and guilty Nigerians, She is a: #ChildNotBride, #ChildNotWitch, #ChildNotHouseGirl!

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Nigerians have suddenly woken up to the ills of child abuse because of an obscure part of the constitution. While we are all getting self righteous and indignant about children’s rights, let us also look at ways we are guilty of perpetrating child abuse. After all Child abuse comes in different colours, shapes  and sizes. …

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FtBCon: Atheism Is Not Enough

Jul 22 2013

Cameroon Gay Rights Activist Murdered: Enough of this hate crime, join the protest!

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I wish I have good news to share from Africa, but it all seems so gloomy!  Heartbreaking news comes in from Cameroon. Another gay rights activist brutally murdered.  Prominent Cameroonian gay rights activist and journalist Eric Lembembe has been killed in the capital, Yaounde, a rights group says. Mr Lembembe’s neck and feet appeared to …

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Jul 22 2013

On S29(4)b and the #ChildNotBride saga: Let’s get the facts right

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It was one of those days when everything hits you at once. I was physically, intellectually, emotionally and politically tired.  I decided to check my mails to take my mind off ‘issues’ but instead of some funny cat meme, the headline ‘Nigerian Senate Okays Child Marriage’ jumped at me. I screamed “Whaaatttt?” I clicked on …

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Jul 20 2013

FtbCon: Atheism with a conscience!

FtBConscience is on this weekend (Friday 19th July 2013 – Sunday 21st July 2013), with the theme ‘Atheism with a Conscience’. You can join FtBloggers and our array of distinguished panelists for a stimulating weekend without leaving the comfort of your home! Join us live as we discuss Atheism, Religion, Social Justice, Science, Art, Love, Grief, …

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Jul 16 2013

Marriage Equality for England and Wales; A Victory for Equality!

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Great news! There is Marriage equality at last for England and Wales! The House of Lords has now passed the equal marriage bill at its Third Reading for England and Wales. The bill should receive Royal Assent soon. This will pave the way for same-sex couples to have access to marriage equality. This is a positive …

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Jul 14 2013

George Zimmerman, a free man? A sad day for Florida, America and Humanity

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George Zimmerman has been declared not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin. A sad day, a very sad day indeed. My heart aches. I am angry, I am depressed and I am afraid of this fury building up from deep inside of me. It is a reminder that justice is a respecter of certain persons, has …

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Jul 12 2013

Why “Thank God I am still better off than some” is a selfish prayer and attitude

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Since being forced into the unemployment market, I have noticed an increase in people telling me to be thankful to God that I am still better off than others. Of course they know I am an atheist, but believers eagerly pounce on any opportunity to tell atheists that ‘God’ is great. I have even been …

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Jul 11 2013

Child abuse is not discipline or African, it is simply cruelty to children!

Nigerian couple who beat their six children jailed after Coronation Street barmaid Michelle Collins gave evidence against them   Couple beat their children with brooms, hoovers and wires, claiming they were possessed by evil spirits They gave their baby morphine overdose after her first birthday  ’I am beaten without mercy’, said an SOS note written …

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Jul 09 2013

Because I Am A Girl

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Trembling she holds her tummy Knowing this fourth baby coming Will be her making or breaking She moans, her world hanging Groaning she strains Not just from labour pains With one more push, I came panting With just a look, she screamed fainting A reprieve from the moment of truth Husband in-laws with new wife …

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Jul 09 2013

The Living Dead

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Forlorn faces Painful traces Shows the strain Of years of pain Etched in wrinkles Body shriveled Eyes blankly dead Toiling for seeds Take a seat For Life is a beat   Youthful joy of living Pleasure of feeling Playground pain Forgotten in the strain Slaving in the bustle Of a city life hustle Rushing to …

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