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It has become imperative on us to ask ourselves the questions of why do Nigerians go to school and what do they want to achieve by being educated? This is in consideration of the new dimension...
Death has always been a dreaded mystery to many people. According to Gautama Buddha, “All beings tremble before danger. All fear death. All love life.” For C. G. Jung, what happens at...
As a neuroscientist, people often ask me what neuroscientists do and what I, particularly do? Quite often, people who know little about neuroscience usually say "only brainy people study the...
The Nigerian civil war is by far the greatest tragedy in terms of loss to civilian lives over such a short period of time to have befallen the Nigerian state. I wasn’t born back then so all I...
‘There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not of caution but of fear’-Edmund Burke
Dear Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: I am in receipt of your letter of March  25th  which was in response to our letter of the same date and will provide a substantive response in due course. However...
“One man is also regarded as the equal of any other man. Both have inherent rights to life: the right to work and reap the harvest of their labor; the right to think and act with relative...
When my mates and those junior to me decided to take militancy as a vocation, I did not realize the ‘wise’ decision they took until recently when a militant won the presidency of Nigeria...
Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. - George Washington
It always presents an interesting scenario watching the clash between unbridled optimism and unbending realism; between boisterous faith and bare facts. While the parson traffics faith, the physician...
I think your article and that of your reference, Pius Adesanmi is very reflective of the Nigerian mindset that tends to limit growth rather than enhance it. A mindset that abhors a challenge of the...
I have since categorized the insurgency in the north into two phases. The known era and the mysterious era. The unrest of late 2009 that signaled the arrival of the deadly sect was indeed an open...