Once Upon a Time in Gambia - By REUBEN ABATI


I have very vivid memories of my last visit to The Gambia. This was in 2013 when President Goodluck Jonathan paid a two-day visit to the country.  In the course of that visit, President Jonathan commissioned the new Chancery of the Nigerian Embassy in Banjul, and also met with the Nigerian community, in addition to the usual bilateral meetings. Nigeria and The Gambia have very strong cultural and diplomatic relations.

MMM: The Fool and His Money Are Parted By Yinka Odumakin

MMM Founder 1

Those who were in Lagos around 1991-2 would remember Forum Finance located on Allen Avenue in Ikeja, a company that employed a number of young men and women in flashy cars going about town duping the gullible of their hard earned money. Its famous advert was "Forum go double your money! It paid outrageous returns to its earlier investors and this made many fools to part with their money. By the time the bubble burst, it was sorrow and tears for thousands of unwary who lost their fortunes to the Ponzi scheme.

The Morning after Christmas By REUBEN ABATI


“Comme ci, comme ca”
“What’s that?”
“I am speaking French. You mean you don’t even understand elementary French?”