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  • Nigerian Tribalism Is a Killer Disease
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    NIGERIAN TRIBALISM IS A KILLER DISEASE James C. Agazie, JD, EdD, jamesagazie@gmail.com President Buhari’s cabinet appointments would fail if he does not eschew tribalism and if Nigerians find reasons to disrespect his administration because of his exaltation of Dan Fodio above other groups. President Buhari’s government is expected to reflect…
  • Why Slavery
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    122 ARE THERE REASONS WHY AFRICANS WERE ENSLAVED? Ozodi Osuji Many Africans ask why their people, of all people, were enslaved. They begin with the premise that there must be a reason for this dreadful thing that happened to them to happen. But are there reasons why things happen to…
  • WILL Igbos lead the next civilization?
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    One of the great mysteries of existence is how people get to be convinced about what they are convinced about their selves. Igbos, a people who live in south Eastern Nigeria, in West Africa are convinced that they are a special people. They consider themselves a tribe of Jews lost…
  • Obama vs. GOP
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     The change Inevitable Revolution World needs sanity War without peace A donkey brays Donald Trump bloviates Patiently President Hillary Clinton waits Let the Mexicans in Open wide South of the Border Tear down the shitty walls The elephant trumpets Mexicans over the Border Oval Room lecture is over No more…
  • Nigerian Lives Matter
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    It has come as no surprise that despite prevailing racist and xenophobic opinions and prognosis, black lives matter. Nigerian lives in particular matter to the extent that what happens to one Nigerian of any tribe should concern all Nigerians of all tribes. The death of one Nigerian in an obscure…
  • Where there is delusion disorder is God in masked form
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    Delusion disorder is belief in what is not true as true. For example, a weak and powerless feeling person may come to believe that he is as powerful as God is supposed to be. Henceforth, he sees his self as God or any other person that is supposedly powerful, such…
  • We can only obtain worth from God
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    Human beings are those animal creatures that are eternally motivated to seek worth and value; they are driven to see themselves as important and powerful. One of their most dreaded fears is to be seen by other persons as unimportant, as nothing. Clearly, people must seek importance and worth but…

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  • We can only obtain worth from God
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    Human beings are those animal creatures that are eternally motivated to seek worth and value; they are driven to see themselves as important and powerful. One of their most dreaded fears is to be seen by other persons as unimportant, as nothing. Clearly, people must seek importance and worth but…
  • WILL Igbos lead the next civilization?
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    One of the great mysteries of existence is how people get to be convinced about what they are convinced about their selves. Igbos, a people who live in south Eastern Nigeria, in West Africa are convinced that they are a special people. They consider themselves a tribe of Jews lost…
  • I am scared to death about the safety of Buhari
    I don't know about you. I care enough about Nigeria and our new sheriff in town to sound this alarm before it is too little too late. Not everybody you speak to in Nigeria loves or appreciates the change agenda Buhari has been preaching. The great majority of Nigerians, myself…
  • In my Nigeria and Nigeria of your birth what is a Change?
    In the last political exercise, the pronouncement on the lips of citizens and even some politician was "change." Is our change related to mental and social capacity of a people or both or is it merely an unachievable myth? What exactly is change and how realistic is it in the…

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  • Weep Not, Child : by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
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    Weep Not, Child : by Ngugi wa Thiong'o Book Description ISBN-10: 0143026240 | ISBN-13: 978-0143026242 | Publication Date: July 30, 2009 This is a powerful, moving story that details the effects of the infamous Mau Mau war, the African nationalist revolt against colonial oppression in Kenya, on the…