Monday, 28 December 2015 20:36

Lessons Nigerians Can Learn from Biafra

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These are broad outlines. Get together with your group and discuss what each lesson teaches: Happy New Year.


1. That a man is dead does not mean the spirit is dead

2. Blood is life

3. Bia Furu (Come and See)

4. No Condition is Permanent

5. Ye are gods

6. A ram in the woods doesn't mean a billy goat

7. It's not over till it is over

8. Can take me out of Biafra, but can't take Biafra out of me

9. When there is nothing except the will that says "Hold On"

10. I can do it alone till I die

11. Who doesn't make a mistake?

12. Criticism doesn't kill anyone.

13. Show me Mr. Trouble

14. You need two hands to keep one hand clean

15. Who? Me?

16. Sex serves two purposes: recreation and procreation

17. Unsatisfied curiosity kills

18. In the kite's kingdom, snatching the chicken is riskier than running off with the duckling

19. Quality is Quantity

20. When the going gets tough the tough get going

21. Taste of the pudding is in the testing

22. Paradise is on earth

23. That things fall apart does not mean you must fall apart

24. Anya miri means tears and nothing else

25. Money does in fact grow on trees

26. Death is the beginning of living

27. Whatever time a man wakes up is Good Morning

28. I am the Master of my fate, the captain of my soul

29. I never promised you a rose garden

30. I ain't got time crying over rotten eggs

31. Never play with the lion's tail, alive or dead

32. You can't prevent a bird from flying over your head but you can prevent its making a nest in your hair

33. Don't let trouble trouble you

34. A fool is one who stumbles over the same stone twice

35. You never know who your enemies are until you begin to build a house.

36. The tongue that curses shall eventually praise


Arranged by Dr. James C. Agazie, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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James Agazie Ed D

A retired college Professor  with educational backgrounds in law (JD) education (Ed.D, MA) counseling,( MS) and and mathematics.  Write on topics dealing with Nigerian families, marriages, education, and employment.