Societies are built around ascribing responsibility for actions, but how much responsibility can be assigned to the conscious will of a person, compared with subconscious influences and environmental factors? … More The Privilege Vs Responsibility Divide
“No man is wise at all times, or is without his blind side” Desiderius Erasmus The quote by Desiderius sets the stage for an article that has been on my mind for quite a while. The first time I came across the word “blindside”, it was used in the context of a sports game where … More The Blindside Called State Budgets
Since Nigerians have to change before they can ask Buhari for his promised change, they can simply assume the promised change would never show. Except of course if Buhari leads the way … More Change Begins with Buhari
When faced with challenges, blaming others brings no solution. Sometimes, all it takes to solve a problem is to objectively look in the mirror … More Rivers State: The Enemy Within
“How una dey na? Una hear about the katakata for Zaria?” “O boy! I hear am oh. Heard that the Army went up against a Shia group” “What are you guys talking about? “See this bros oh! U no hear say some people get mind attack Chief of Army Staff. Now Army wan use them … More The Bad Bad West
One of my students in the final secondary school level spoke the words above. Although these words were spoken in a rural area in northern Nigeria, they are representative of the educational inclination of a considerable number of parents across Nigeria.
The animated movie “Free Birds” is an eponym for the title of this article. However, whereas the movie covers the liberation of turkeys from Thanksgiving meals, this article highlights a form of pseudo-liberation that is in effect a form of bondage. … More Free Kids
As an engineering undergraduate student, one of the requisite courses at my institution was a course on management. Industrial Law & Management introduced students to the ethos of management, our very own undergraduate “MBA” course. That little glimpse left a lasting impression on some of us.