Keeping the Biafran Hope Alive.

Nnamdi Kanu who is a survivor of “operation python dance” during which trigger happy soldiers were reported to have invaded his home and had earlier been remanded in prison custody by the Nigerian government personifies the anger, frustrations and will to power of activists agitating for the actualization of Biafra. He resurrected the Biafran cause […]

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The Objection to Politics.

The objection to politics is that people who have no control over their circumstances want to control the affairs of others. There is an Igbo proverb which says that “you don’t send a person with a dry, scaly skin on an errand to buy palm oil”.  This is because the quantity of palm oil will […]

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The Hydra Headed White Imperialism

Africans are no longer physically colonized but they are still mentally colonized. The inability of many African countries to manage their affairs and resources can be traced to the aftermath of colonization during which: firstly, Africans that were introduced to Western education were trained in menial and clerical capacities intended to subject them to perpetual […]

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The Soul Mates

Finally, Nnanna remembered Scott his friend and mentor who had made another demonstration cassette for him by backing up his singing with a guitar. His inability to get a recording deal with that demo cassette did not deter him from pursuing his musical dream. Scott was a white skinned long-haired, bearded ex-hippie he met at […]

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African American Cinderella

The “non-violent” or demanding for civil rights by the American black was a major setback to his realizing his self-worth, identity and dignity.  The case of Mahatma Gandhi and India was different because African Americans were not urging the whites to leave but were going to keep living with them in that land.In making “peaceful” […]

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The Danger of Shakespeare

Shakespeare was most artful in employing the art of eloquence – that was his special genius. He always based a play’s theme on a couple of ingenious creations, and then employed the poet/philosophers’ Kaleidoscope in weaving a network of eloquent verses around a given fundamental theme. Unlike Nietzsche (in Thus Spoke Zerathustra) who stripped his […]

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In the words of Friedrich Nietzsche, “all idealism is falsehood in the face of necessity”, so one needs a self reliant means of livelihood that will enable him to live with dignity and provide the resources that will enable him to meet his basic needs like food, clothing and shelter,  as well as the education […]

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The Undisputed Genius of Woman.

Physically – woman is like the petals of a flower that one day is in full bloom, but the next day is withered.   Mentally – she is like a cat and dog rolled into a chameleon.   Emotionally – she is like a brittle metal with sufficient strength to bear heavy loads, but cracks […]

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Maddest of all Madness

Wherever the effects of modernity begin to rear its monstrous, ugly head, most men forget how to live in their quest to make a living.  And in this quest to make a living, men undertake a mad rush for the economic, social and political ladder.  People get stuck on that ladder, the result: confusion.  Those […]

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Arguments! are they necessary?

What purpose does argument serve? What are the advantages? It is most debatable. See, it once more comes to square one. The only thing that makes itself so manifest, and if any inference should be made, is that it portrays stupidity. That is what one perceives when one looks at the mood and actions of […]

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