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  • Coping with racism's generated anger in black folks
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    BEING ANGRY AT THE WHITE MAN DOES NOT SOLVE AFRICANS PROBLEMS Ozodi Osuji ANGER DEFINED Generally, a human being feels angry when he feels that a goal or objective he desires attainment of is frustrated; when a person desires something and does not get it and believes that he knows…
  • Buhari's perceived favoritism towards the North could cause irreparable damage if it has not already done so.
    This is an inferno of a debate currently going on in Nigeria led by two worthy Nigerians. One of them is Professor Bolaji Aluko the Vice Chancellor of the Otuoke Federal University. The second is Femi Fani Kayoed the Oxford-trained historian and lawyer who was former Aviation Minister and Media…
  • Part II Buhari Owes the Igbo Nothing.
    Following the publication of my article Buhari Owes the Igbo nothing http://elombah.com/index.php/opinion/342-president-muhammadu-buhari-owes-the-igbos-nothing I have received calls and letters castigating my position. One of the writers, Mr. Goddy Uwazurike asked me to read section 13 and 14 of the 1999 constitution. He seems to imply that those sections show that PMB…
  • Buhari's mission is to dismantle nigeria!
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    BUHARI HAS BEGAN THE PROCESS OF DISMANTLING THE ARTIFICIAL CONSTRUCT CALLED NIGERIA Ozodi Osuji I live in the USA. If I go to my city’s police or fire department or any public institution and all I see are white folks I complain about it; I cry racism. When I was…
  • Why I am Standing Solidly Behind Buhari’s Appointments
    Premium Times this morning published a graph showing the distribution of Presidents Buhari’s appointments. In a chart format it looks like this: http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/189117-outrage-grows-across-nigeria-as-buharis-lopsided-appointments-continue.html Zone # of Appointments % NE 6 20 NC 3 10 NW 13 43 SS 5 17 SW 3 10 SE 0 0 Total 30 100 It…
  • The Semantics Of First Ladyship In Nigeria
    The title of this essay is not original. The credit for its invention should go to one of the military governors during the Babangida or Abacha military era. He was at an event organized by his wife in the state and when it was time for him to make a…
  • Buhari's Statement "I belong to nobody" and the Fallout from it.
    It was an innocent statement and a one liner quotable quote in the inaugural address of a candidate who had waited for 30 years, had lost three times but finally got his wish in his fourth attempt at running for President in a country dominated by a one party system…

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  • A course in miracles in a nutshell
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     "My meaningless thoughts are showing me a meaningless world." Ozodi Osuji A course in miracles is divided into three sections; the first section delineated its thought system; the second section helps the reader to apply that thought system by doing daily lessons and the third section is called manual for…
  • From failure in ego to success in God
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    What is my primary problem? My primary problem is that I look around me and see a world that to me is utterly meaningless. Everything I see is meaningless. To me, my body is meaningless (it will die therefore it is not important), the people around me are meaningless; all…
  • Can the delusion that one is God's spokes person be cured?
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    From my notes talking to RO: RO says that God is in all of us. He says that most of us do not know that we are the manifestations of God. He says that he is aware that he is a manifestation of God. I asked him how he came…
  • The individual is responsible for whatever happens to him
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    Finally, I learned and accepted that everything that has happened to me in the past and will happen to me in the present and future is good for me and that I choose it. Every bad or good that has happened to me was exactly what I needed to experience…

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  • Of Biafra, Roses, Bullets and Valium
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    Of Biafra, Roses, Bullets and Valium The other day, Adunni my trusty iPad bought me Roses and Bullets, Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s new book on the Nigerian civil war. I don’t know, iPads should not be this powerful; Adunni has unfettered access to my bank account and she…

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