Enemies of the President

Most Nigerians’ perception of President Goodluck Jonathan, as a person, is that he is a simple and humble man thrust up by the good hands of fate. I am not an exception. A semiotic reading of his mien and demea... Read More...

Of peace and the pencil

We owe our education to the pencil more than any other educational material. If we assume that the pen is more important, well, we may not be right because we encountered the pencil first; besides, there is pen... Read More...
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2015: The pregnant deer parable

  A few years ago, there was a lot of hoopla when some United States-based analysts predicted that the year 2015 would mark the end of Nigeria’s corporate existence. Though the so-called report was not aff... Read More...

What is Ubuntu?

A cursory look at our global society aptly reveals that beyond the glitz and glamour of lights and colours, fancy automobiles and trendy gadgets, we are sick from within. I call this “soul sickness”. This soul ... Read More...
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Yes, peaceful elections are possible

Violence has often trailed the conduct of elections in Nigeria since Independence. For instance, the elections of the years 1964, 1965, 1979, 1983, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011 were marred by irregularities that r... Read More...