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  • Josiah Stanley Adegboye Adesida: The greatest Akure Prince in life and in death
    Many people in Akure call Prince Adegboye “Atobatele” just like Ile Ife People used to call Adesoji Aderemi and Sijuade Olubuse “Atobatele” before their coronation as the Ooni of Ife and Arole Oodua. I call Prince Adegboye “the best Deji Akure never had” His own father the greatest Deji in…
  • Biology is fate
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    BIOLOGY IS FATE THE INDIVIDUAL’S PERSONALITY IS THE PRODUCT OF HIS BIOLOGY Ozodi Osuji I will begin this paper by explaining certain medical terms; I do so because they bear on the thesis of the paper that biology determines personality. CYTOCHROME OXIDASE This is an enzyme involved in cellular oxidation;…
  • Addressing Leadership Challenges In Rural Alaska
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    Abstract Leaders are people who have the ability to discern what the group they are part of need and decide to help them meet those needs; they set goals pursuit of which help to accomplish the aspirations of group members. Some say that leadership skills are learned and others say…
  • I Will Not Vote For Mr. Sullivan Chime If I am In Enugu in 2015
    My vote is usually influenced by three factors when I vote. 1. The candidate’s personal integrity 2. The candidate’s perceived ability to lead, listen and change/grow 3. The candidate’s vision Mr. Sullivan Chime fails on all three criteria. On the candidate’s personal integrity. Mr. Sullivan Chime would not qualify to…
  • The war against ISIS is justified
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    The current fight against ISIS (Islamic state in Iraq and Syria) by America and her allies is a continuation of the war that has been going on between Christians and Muslims since the seventh century of our common era. It is a fourteen hundred years old war. The war probably…
  • An alternative to science's view on why people do what they do
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    If you know that everything that happened to you, to other people and in the world happened as they were meant to happen and that we choose them you would not complain; you would keep quiet and go through life on earth peacefully. I know that everything that has happened…
  • Are some people and groups special?
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    According to A course in miracles, in eternity, that is, in unified spirit, aka heaven we are all the same and equal. We desired specialness; in pursuit of that specialness we separated from God and from each other. The world came into being to offer us the opportunity to seem…

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  • A Theory of Personality
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    To Africans: Traditional Africans who lived in rural areas had tribal cultures; those cultures offered them a non-systematized philosophy for living. Contemporary Africans have been yanked away from their tribal settings and are now living in urban areas. The cultures they imbibed in their villages are not relevant to living…
  • Head hunting savages of the lower Niger
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    There are several ways of gathering historical material; one is from written documents, the other is through listening to oral history. Igbos did not have written materials until the second half of the twentieth century and, therefore, the only way a person writing Igbo history is to know something about…
  • Igbos and Yorubas: Their collaboration can change Nigeria if they bury the hatchet for once
    Igbos and Yorubas: Their collaboration can change Nigeria if they bury the hatchet for once This article comes in two parts because I have been working on it for quite some time and there is so much to talk about. If you are a frequent visitor to the African Forum website pioneered and moderated by a Nigerian and a Yoruba man named Martin Akindana, you…
  • How kidnapping underdevelops Alaigbo
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    In his book, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa, Walter Rodney (1974), a firebrand scholar argued that slavery had the cumulative effect of under-developing Africa. He pointed out how kidnapping and taking out of Africa the 18-48 age group led to little or no more economic activities in Africa (that group is…

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