Chatafrik - Latest Articles

  • Hey, Nigerians, Let's Turn Around; Let's Change
    Written by
    Heaven and earth will not pass away, if President Buhari along with his governing team, including the Senate and House Members, State Governors, CBN managers, and the so-called shakers and movers in my country, gather all Nigerians around them to announce: “Ladies and gentlemen, we have tried this thing for…
  • On the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
    Written by
    Ever since Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump secured their respective party's nomination to be the candidate for the US president, the media has built up great expectations for tonight's debate. We were told what a great rumble in the jungle of Hofstra University, Long Island, New York that the debate…
  • Budget padding scandal: Nemo judex in causa sua
    Very few Nigerians will be amazed by the way the House of Representatives handled the allegations of budget padding and abuse of office which Abdulmumin Jibrin, former Chair on Appropriation, levelled against a fraction of the House leadership including the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun, Minority Leader, Leo…
  • The cross is the symbol of the crucifixion of the son of God
    Written by
    I woke up this Sunday morning at 6 AM. I put on a CD of compilations of Handel's (classical) music and sat back and let his music soak into every pore of my body. My mind drifted off and then back to my immediate surrounding. I looked and on the…
  • 4 Bias-free Questions Debate Moderator must not fail to ask Trump & Clinton
    I participated in a Sweepstake online to show up as a supporter of Hillary Clinton in the presidential debate scheduled to take place at Hofstra University Campus on September 26. If I am ever privileged to ask questions or submit questions, all of these 4 would be top of my…
  • The Worst Things Parents Do In Nigeria And Possible Solutions
    Written by
    My country is in the worst shape it has ever been since we gained independence from Great Britain. What was happening earlier was kids' stuff compared to whet is presently taking place. It was ignorance then. Now, it is total barawo, a sort of obodo ndi ori (city of armed…
  • To defend your ego is to live in pain
    Written by
    Every human child must invent an ego for himself. His inherited body and its medical state play a critical role in the nature of his ego state, whether it is flexible or rigid. All of us, society, play roles in the child's formulation of his ego; we work in concert…

Popular this Week

  • Without defense matters becomes light
    Written by
    Without Defense Matter Turns To Light Energy Ozodi Osuji In her 1400 pages poem, A course in miracles, Professor Helen Schucman noted that the human body is always defended. In the section that she called "The Hero of the Dream" (chapter 27, page 585) she talked about how human beings…
  • The wisdom of Buddhism
    Written by
    Why Gnosticism Did Not And Cannot Take Hold In This World Ozodi Osuji Many of the early Christians were Gnostics. Many of the church fathers, such as Saint Augustine of Hippo, before they converted to what is now called Catholicism, were Gnostic Christians. The early Christian church was dominated by…
  • To see the physical universe is to be psychotic
    Written by
    The physical world does not exist except as a dream; this means that those in the physical universe are deluded for they believe what is not real to be real and see people who are not there hence are hallucinating; to be in the world is to be psychotic. All…
  • Fear is a spiritual, not just biological phenomenon
    Written by
    FEAR IS A SPIRITUAL NOT JUST THE BIOLOGICAL PHENOMENON THAT BIOLOGY TEACHES In fear you perceive a threat to your ego and body; that fear is real to your ego and body, such as a lion in front of you that can eat you and since you want to live…

Book Review

Book Club