We have blamed British colonialism, neocolonialism, the Civil War, and everything else for Nigeria’s poor state of development and suffered evils. But 62 years after “independence”, Nigerians have not realised it is time to draw a line, rewrite our story and chart a path to development. Now, Queen Elizabeth II is dead, and we blame her even for things to which we actively contributed. … More Who Made It Anathema to Move On?
A course in history triggers realisation that a common saying in Nigeria likely has roots in the transatlantic slave trade. Unseen, history teleguides several actions and our interactions with other people … More The Unseen Burden of History