Category: Current Affairs Analysis

  • THE CONCEPT OF DEJA VU: MONISM, PLURALISM, AND DUALISM

    THE CONCEPT OF DEJA VU: MONISM, PLURALISM, AND DUALISM

    Deja Vu is a French term, which literally means “already seen”. It is the phenomenon of having the strong inkling that something you are currently experiencing has already been experienced before. It is a feeling of familiarity that is brought about after the sensation that a person has been through the exact same sequence of things…

  • THE MONASTIC CYCLE (Part II)

    THE MONASTIC CYCLE (Part II)

    THE MONASTIC CYCLE (Part II) I had finished writing and had a few days earlier posted the first installment of the Monastic Cycle before I got into an interesting conversation that led to the writing of the second.  I was speaking with a friend of mine, an economist and senior lecturer in a private university…

  • LEADERSHIP SERIES- THE UNDERDOGS: THE REAL STANDARD FOR MEASURING THE STRONG AND THE POWERFUL (Part II)

    LEADERSHIP SERIES- THE UNDERDOGS: THE REAL STANDARD FOR MEASURING THE STRONG AND THE POWERFUL (Part II)

    LEADERSHIP SERIES (THE UNDERDOGS: THE REAL STANDARD FOR MEASURING THE STRONG AND THE POWERFUL- PART II) When we take a look at the disciples of Jesus we notice that He didn’t go in search of those with the most impressive CVs. In fact it would seem that He deliberately went for those who had very…

  • CLASS DIVISION, SOCIAL STRATIFICATION, AND GOD’s POSITION (Part 2)

    CLASS DIVISION, SOCIAL STRATIFICATION, AND GOD’s POSITION (Part 2)

    You may choose to judge me or disregard my thoughts, but I do not believe in evolution as it is postulated by materialists, secularists and humanists. I am a creationist because I have seen more than ample evidence of the existence of God and His work. The concept of evolution as it is propagated is…

  • CLASS DIVISION, SOCIAL STRATIFICATION, AND GOD’S POSITION (part 1)

    CLASS DIVISION, SOCIAL STRATIFICATION, AND GOD’S POSITION (part 1)

    CULTURE, ETHNOCENTRISM, TRIBALISM, SOCIAL SEGREGATION, AND GOD’S POSITION “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man, true nobility is in being superior to your former self.”- Hemingway As a social scientist I like to study human behavior, as well as the theories that seek to explain them. One of such theories is…

  • The Directorate of State Services and the Fulani Herdsmen problem

    The Directorate of State Services and the Fulani Herdsmen problem

    THE DSS  STATEMENT AND THE FULANI HERDSMEN PROBLEM This writer knows a reasonable amount of well educated and well intentioned Hausa-Fulani. This article puts to light the same things a hood number of them have commented against. Throughout history the major premise of violent conflict has always been the contention for resources. People groups, communities,…

  • HURRICANE TRUMP: STOPPING THIS NATURAL DISASTER

    HURRICANE TRUMP: STOPPING THIS NATURAL DISASTER

    Populism is a doctrine that appeals to the interests and conceptions, especially hopes and fears, of the general population. Political parties and politicians often use the terms “populist” and “populism” as pejoratives against their opponents. What this means is that populism is merely empathising with the majority of the public, (usually through rhetoric or “unrealistic”…

  • ON ESE ORURU: A PERSPECTIVE

    ON ESE ORURU: A PERSPECTIVE

    Adam Johnson is a professional footballer whose career had seen him play for English Premier League clubs like Manchester City F.C, and Sunderland F.C; his contract with Sunderland was recently cancelled on the strength of his sexual involvement with a 15 year old girl. It has since been discovered that this young lady led him…

  • The Monastic Cycle: After God’s Blessing

    The Monastic Cycle: After God’s Blessing

    THE MONASTIC CYCLE: WHAT USUALLY COMES AFTER PROSPERITY AND SUCCESS One day a friend of mine called me up from the U.S to ask me a question. He had something that was bothering him, he said, and he needed to discuss this with me.  He had a friend of his who had lived in Nigeria…

  • I Remember: Going Down Memory Lane

    I Remember: Going Down Memory Lane

    THE DOWNWARD TREND AND DECLINE IN EVERYTHING THAT MATTERS I grew up in the 70s and the 80s. I have a lot of memories. I remember how a lot of things used to be back then, and many of those things I remember with nostalgia. Coming back home from primary school in the early 80s…