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  • Is it time for Christian and Muslim Nigerians to separate from each other?
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    SINCE CHRISTIANS AND MUSLIMS CANNOT LIVE PEACEFULLY TOGETHER THEY NEED TO SEPARATE Ozodi Osuji Adeyinka Makinde: I decided to elaborate on my three sentences response to your brilliant essay, posted this morning at Facebook, on the 1966 military coups in Nigeria, into an essay. Below is that essay. What do…
  • Our Politicians, the NURTW and Us.
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia, “The National Union of Road Transport Workers is a Nigerian organisation which functions as a mixture of a public transport company, street gang, and a transport worker's union. The organisation raises fund through several methods, but the largest of these is charging fees - of…
  • Nigeria Elite and the Silence of the Lambs
    In The Silence of the Lambs (1991), a young FBI cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. I see the behavior of Nigerian intellectual elite in Diaspora as comparable. When I read the hundreds of…
  • A day in court and philosophical matters
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    MY DAY AT COURT REINFORCED MY BELIEF THAT THIS WORLD IS A CHILDISH GAME Ozodi Osuji On my girlfriend's very first day in Anchorage, Alaska, an old friend of hers told her that he is going to court to support another friend. A drunken man had slapped a woman and…
  • A talk on political ideology in American politics
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    A Little Lecture On Political Ideology And American Politics For Steve Kuburowa Ozodi Osuji Steve Kuburowa: I am going to make an exception to my general rule of not responding to you (sooner or later, you end up having verbal fight with those who try to correct your assertions). I…
  • Discover your Passion
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    Discover your Passion “You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it” - Oprah Oprah says she knew her purpose as soon as she could speak - she loved to talk! As a child, she recited bible verses at her grandmother’s…
  • Writing science so that children will understand it
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    Writing Science In Children's Level Books Ozodi Osuji To me nothing is lovelier than reading to children before they go to bed. I love reading to kids; please, don't ask me why; all I know is that I simply love reading to children. In my Igbo culture adults tell children…

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  • God, son of God, Holy Spirit and ego are parts of the same force
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    There cannot be two or more forces in the universe for were it so the universe would not exist, it would self-destroy. There can be only one force for the universe to exist, for a house divided collapses. Yet that one force does not always operate in the same manner.…
  • A day in court and philosophical matters
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    MY DAY AT COURT REINFORCED MY BELIEF THAT THIS WORLD IS A CHILDISH GAME Ozodi Osuji On my girlfriend's very first day in Anchorage, Alaska, an old friend of hers told her that he is going to court to support another friend. A drunken man had slapped a woman and…
  • On Hillary Clinton
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    Hillary Clinton, The Histrionic Personality Disordered Woman My dear Dr. Wumi Akintide: Given your incredible and unwavering support for Hillary Clinton, I felt a need to write to you about her choice for vice president, Mr. Tim Kane. Mr. Kane was the former mayor of Richmond, Virginia and former governor…
  • Writing science so that children will understand it
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    Writing Science In Children's Level Books Ozodi Osuji To me nothing is lovelier than reading to children before they go to bed. I love reading to kids; please, don't ask me why; all I know is that I simply love reading to children. In my Igbo culture adults tell children…

Book Review

  • The Making of a Genius: Book Review
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    The Making of a Genius: Book Review Martin Luther King Jr. once said that: ‘Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter’. I borrowed this wandering leaf in respect of Obodo Jude’s new book-that which I see as a master piece…

Book Club

  • Awo: The Autobiography of Chief Obafemi Awolowo
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    Awo: The Autobiography of Chief Obafemi Awolowo Publication Date: January 3, 1960 Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909-1987) was the leader of Nigeria's Action Group party and the first indigenous Premier of Western Nigeria. He campaigned heavily for developmental change and implemented free primary education and child healthcare policies…