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  • Nigeria Should Forget Corruption, Concentrate on Education
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    The purpose of instant is to focus attention on Nigeria. Nigeria, Africa’s richest country is sick with many ills that are turning this nation of 170 million citizens into an anarchical society. The question as to what proportion of Nigeria’s problems is attributable to the political leaders’ ineptitude and what…
  • Requiem for a Hero
    “I was actually in that valley on March 28, 2015. I did not want Nigeria to slide into a theatre of war, with his fellow county men and woman dying, and many more pouring into other nations in Africa and beyond, as refugees. In fact, it became so disturbing that…
  • Supreme Court of injustice
    President Muhammadu Buhari deserves the sympathy of the multitude of Nigerians and foreign friends who want him to succeed, the multitude yearning for the change he earnestly promised, that change the country can’t wait to see and which his administration has consistently insisted would be faithfully delivered. And he alone,…
  • Igbos are a godless people
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    (And so are most people!) Ozodi Osuji It is difficult to say that a whole people are a godless people, especially Igbo people who in every moment talk God this or God that and indeed give their children names that has God in it, such as Chukwuemeka (God has done…
  • You Need Money? Sambo Dasuki As Prayer Point
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    You Need Money? Sambo Dasuki As Prayer Point Nigeria is a troubled entity and only the Stone of Israel can rescue her! As a matter of fact, I never knew Nigeria has gone totally bad until a neighbour reprimanded me for being a Sambo Dasuki-basher. Not unaware of my shortcomings, the neighbour in question advised that, instead of…
  • Teaching sanity
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    Teaching People How To Be Sane In An Insane World Is My Vocation Ozodi Osuji In my judgment, the world is an insane place; the people I see around me adapted to that insanity of the world and behave in an insane manner. Consider white Americans refusal to give all…
  • Concussion (2015 film) is a Nigerian
    Concussion (2015 film) is a Nigerian Poser: How many Hollywood movies have been made about the lives and achievements of Nigerians who have made one impact or the other on the world stage, with big name actors like Will Smith taking the role of the Nigerian achiever, and Alec Baldwin in a supporting role? I am…

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  • The making of matter from energy and implication for God
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    The Making Of Matter From Energy And Implication For God This is a sequel to my book review of Professor Steven Weinberg's book, the first three minutes. Ozodi Osuji Human beings ask: how did this universe come into being, how did our bodies come into being, how did consciousness come…
  • Did life come from matter?
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    Yesterday, I looked at the origin of matter and noted that the thesis that matter is the product of energy is true. It is true because we can take matter, any element and heat it and reduce it to particles and eventually to radiation (energy). Matter is from energy and…
  • The Defeat of Boko Haram Is now an Accomplished Fact. It is a Miracle
    The Defeat of Boko Haram Is now an Accomplished Fact. It is a Miracle I believe that Boko Haram (BH) is now actually defeated. I know I made fun of the announcement when it was made around December 31st 2015. It was President Muhammadu Buhari's (PMB) deadline for defeating BH. But here it is. We no longer get daily announcements of BH's destruction of…
  • The Oluyemi Falae that I know
    The Oluyemi Falae that I know I have known Chief Samuel Oluyemi Falae for 60 years. We were born in the same town. He is a few years older than me but a good friend of mine and a man I look up to. I knew him when nobody had any inkling at all he would…

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