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  • Are There Things That Nigeria Cannot Bungle?
    I often wonder if Mr. Ejike Okpa and Mr. Ozodi Osuji are after all right about Africans and Nigerians. These Igbo stalwarts have frequently wondered about the intelligence of Nigerians, Africans and Blacks (with the possible exemptions for themselves). What made me think that maybe they are right is the…
  • Buhari And APC’s N27.5 Million Nomination Forms
    Exactly two weeks ago, (Thursday, October 16, 2014), the All Progressives Congress (APC) startled decent Nigerians when its national chairman, Mr. John Odigie-Oyegun, announced that the party put the cost of its expression of interest and nomination forms at the cost of N27.5 million in order “to separate the men…
  • "Mai Gaskia Haka Ni" General Buhari can win in 2015 if the election is free and fair
    "Mai Gaskia Haka Ni" General Buhari can win in 2015 if the election is free and fair I blame past Nigerian Governments for lacking the vision to do what the Canadian founding fathers had done years ago to salvage and sanitize their own Federation. The Canadian authorities made it compulsory or mandatory for Canadians who are interested in working for the Federal Government to speak and write…
  • What do you make of solipsism?
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    (The idea that the universe is in our minds) Ozodi Osuji A course in miracles teaches that the physical universe does not exist; it says that I, as a separated self-housed in body, do not exist; that the people I see in bodies do not exist; animals do not exist,…
  • Igbos and Yorubas: Part 2 Their collaboration can change Nigeria if they bury the hatchet for once
    Igbos and Yorubas: Part 2 Their collaboration can change Nigeria if they bury the hatchet for once I did not rush the release of the part 2 to give me a chance to reflect on some of the criticisms both positive and negative coming from commentators across the board. Some of those criticisms can be dismissed as knee-jerk reactions from individuals who want to take full advantage…
  • Governor Sullivan Chime and Divine Right of Kings Doctrine
    No modern ruler believes and exudes the aura of Divine Right of Kings as much as the current governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sullivan Iheanacho Chime. For those who have forgotten: "...divine right of kings, doctrine in defense of monarchical absolutism, which asserted that kings derived their authority from God…
  • 2015: A Word For Gen. Buhari
    In a few months’ time, Nigeria will once again arrive at what historians would refer to as a critical juncture – that point in the life of nations when either as a result of programmed actions or unanticipated circumstances, events unfold and choices are made that will alter the trajectories…

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  • What do you make of solipsism?
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    (The idea that the universe is in our minds) Ozodi Osuji A course in miracles teaches that the physical universe does not exist; it says that I, as a separated self-housed in body, do not exist; that the people I see in bodies do not exist; animals do not exist,…
  • Igbos and Yorubas: Part 2 Their collaboration can change Nigeria if they bury the hatchet for once
    Igbos and Yorubas: Part 2 Their collaboration can change Nigeria if they bury the hatchet for once I did not rush the release of the part 2 to give me a chance to reflect on some of the criticisms both positive and negative coming from commentators across the board. Some of those criticisms can be dismissed as knee-jerk reactions from individuals who want to take full advantage…
  • 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…
  • Ebola and fear based thinking
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    We are currently in the grip of fear engendered by the outbreak of Ebola in some West African countries (Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leon). Americans are afraid of contracting the virus and dying from it. The country is in a state of hysteria. Since Ebola is associated with Africa just…

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