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#ChangeBeginsWithMe. Reno Omokri Couldn't Have Said It Better!

Change has a new definition and this is it! I think the most devastating, heartbreaking and disappointing thing, among the devastating, heartbreaking and disappointing things that have happened in the last one year and five months is #ChangeBeginsWithMe

This is a blinding slap on the faces of the people, a bloated tongue dripping with saliva sticking itself out in the faces of Nigerians, a blatantly nonchalant act of disregard for the same people who voted that office in, an indifferent shrug of shoulders at the people's disappointment and misery...

Absurd and farfetched, but some say suicide rate has never been this high in Nigeria as it has been in the past months, and attribute it to the present government. Gradually this ideation is beginning to gain credibility. 



  1. After the #Brexit results, someone said "even idiots have a right to vote". That statement got me thinking for a long time.

    I've never experienced the kind of things I've experienced this last 16 months. Since 1999 our presidents have been travelling without qualms from Nigerians, but Buhari has had his entire trips outrightly condemned. Now it is about ordinary mantra. OBJ had a mantra, Yar'Adua had a mantra, GEJ was "Nigeria, good people, great Nation", our companies, schools, and social gatherings have mantras, even us as humans have personal mantra. The latest is "Change begins with Me". When ordinary mantra can make Reno Simlin more stupid, then you know we're in deep problems. Mantra is Mantra, there's no law, no fear of fine or no threat from anyone, it's about you. You either abide or you don't, the Country/Organization doesn't belong to a particular person or group. Mantra is not by force, either you accept Nigeria as a great nation, accept we need to change, or we don't. When Reno cannot give these same words advice to his hero but wants to act all *holy* because he's no longer in government...for ordinary mantra, then we know foolishness no de show for face.

    "Change Begins With Me", "Good People, Great Nation", simple mantra. Abide or don't abide, it's not by force.

  2. No, Reno didn't say it better!

    I seriously object to Reno's write up and matter of fact strongly believe he doesn't make sense these days!

    Indeed, the change started with Buhari leading a government that is not reckless, getting us back to the path of hard work rather than "seeking rents". The launch of #changebeginswithme is to sensitize the people on how their participation/contributions will affect the final outcome.
    But it is easy to play into the hands of the "enemy" these days.
    Nigerians are quick to condemn but pays no attention to the world economy or how our behavior affects the local economy, yet we expect a sudden turnaround of situation.

    I refused to join the band wagon! Yes, there is hardship; yes, I don't support all the actions of the federal government but NO, I would not have preferred PDP led by Jonathan continuing to lead us.
    Presidential election was won and lost since last year, Reno should suck it up and return to Nigeria to contribute his portion. I forgot that he is a politician and worked directly for Jonathan.

  3. I don't entirely agree. I think we are taking this whole #ChangeBeginsWithMe mantra out of context. We all know we as individuals have roles to play in restoring our nation. How many of us are doing that beyond shouting on social media? We also know most of us have habits which impact negatively on the economy and socio-political situation of this nation (voter apathy, cash-before-vote, smuggling, preference for imported items, bribery, jumping traffic light, religious leaders fleecing their followers in the name of 'god' etc). How many of us are willing to let go off these habits?

    I am not discounting the need for not only a change but total overhauling of government functionaries, rather, I am saying we all, in one way or the other, need to make some positive changes.


  4. I tend to be amazed at the level of support President Buhari still draws from a number of Nigerians despite his obvious failings. Of course, every Nigerian could use some positive change but in the larger analysis of things, a change by the Nigerian who lives in a remote street in an isolated village isn't going to make much impact on the general welfare of the nation as when the leadership/management of the effects the same level of change.

    I'd agree that Reno is a contentious figure, but let us call a spade a spade, that tweet captures the truth of the reality in Nigeria. It is very hard for one to ask for change when you aren't showing a modicum of the desired change.

    The biggest irony is that this campaign is being floated by the same leaders who do not exhibit any form of positive change, President Buhari inclusive.

  5. This Reno is a Mockery (pun-intended) to all men of God. Just negodu. See how he made a simple statement like "change begins with you" seem like the worst utterance ever made by man. Preachers can like to put a twist to things ehn.

  6. Nobody seems to look at the inadequacies of the various ministers mentioned here. Masquerade dressing ???


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Just checking in to sign the register. Lol. It's been a very busy week and it looks like it might be an even busier weekend. I was hoping to get some writing done when I got to the airport yesterday but I even almost missed my flight. It was hopeless trying to do any work on the plane as it was bumpy af, and this toddler behind me wouldn't stop screaming in piercing shrieks like he was being exorcised. 
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He was my coursemate, crush, then my boyfriend.... he was super
intelligent, smart, tall, dark and handsome. Believe me he got
swag, but he didn't seem to notice me. (I'm a nerd but a sassy one
if I say so myself).  So oneday I decided to take it to another level..
After listening to a song "IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY TELL THEM THAT YOU
LOVE THEM and watching the season film of The Secret Life of
American Teenagers. ..when Amy Jeugerns mum told her "you are only
young once". LOL that part got me.
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Though I'm okay with chemistry class I approached him to coach me for
the Quiz that was coming up, we found out that we had this
great chemistry between us.. hehehe both the covalent and
electrovalent bonds....

So one thing led to another till one unusual Saturday. I invited
him to my house and he came. The guy got swag, he even came
with a packet of durex condom.
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