LESSONS NIGERIANS CAN LEARN FROM BIAFRA
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