Tag: Fulani Herdsmen

DSS and Johnson Suleman: Emotions meet Negligence

DSS and Johnson Suleman: Emotions meet Negligence

Former US President Ronald Reagan once said that a government’s first duty is to protect its citizens. All around the world, citizens of different countries look up to their governments to ensure their security. In return, citizens obey societal norms and generally try to be good citizens, whatever that means in their country’s context. When the government fails to provide protection, the contract breaks down, and citizens resort to self-help, setting the stage for a descent into anarchy. That’s the road the Nigerian government seems resolute to take Nigerians through. Continue reading “DSS and Johnson Suleman: Emotions meet Negligence”

​Farmers’ Protection Force

​Farmers’ Protection Force

Despite not being the largest mammals, humans are reputed for having the largest cerebral cortex to brain size ratio, and the least ratio of brain mass to body mass. The slushy mass of fluid and nerves provides humans with our greatest asset—the ability to outthink other living creatures. While some persons use this innate ability to “think out of the box” and creatively push the frontiers of thought, for some persons, even a one-inch-square box is too big a thinking space.  Continue reading “​Farmers’ Protection Force”