Ugandans went to the polls last weekend in a hotly contested election and supposedly re-elected President Yoweri Museveni for a sixth term in office. He will continue a 35-year rule of the country. According to official government figures, the incumbent president won 58.6% of the vote while his nearest rival, Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, took 38.4%. . This appears to be a sad commentary on democracy.
Legendary Highlife and Afrobeat Musician Sunny Okosun in February 1983 sang a prophetic song with the above title. In the music, the Ozzidi Master asked:
Which way Nigeria?
Which way to go?
I love my fatherland.
I want to know which way Nigeria is heading to.
As the Chiefs and family members of the late High Chief O.B. Lulu-Briggs are seriously preoccupied with the burial plans of their late Paramount Head, those who are only after the late billionaire's estate are not resting.
A Google search of ASUU, the acronym of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, comes with the suggestions' ASUU strike', 'ASUU strike update' and 'ASUU strike update today.' The above are not surprising because most Nigerians have come to associate ASUU with 'strikes'.