Category Archives: Society

MY CLIPPER

Once upon a time, I used to have a clipper. A personal clipper that I took to the barber’s shop each time I needed to have a haircut or shave. My way of preventing the transmission of infections that could … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF DOCTRINE

Time and again, I have realised how powerful indoctrination can be. A set of ideas or beliefs that are taught or believed to be true. That’s the succinct definition of the word ‘doctrine’ by the Merriam Webster dictionary. Thus, to … Continue reading

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QUICK LESSONS FROM NIGERIA’S HISTORY

Nigeria is a unique country located in West Africa, and widely regarded as the most populous black nation on earth. Someone has said rightly that history always repeats itself because men never learn from it. The only lesson we learn … Continue reading

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BLUNT STRIKES

“We are going on strike!” “….therefore, we shall embark on an indefinite strike until our demands are met!!” “The association hereby declares a 3-day warning strike….!!!’ Oh, my God. I have known strikes all my life. There is no way … Continue reading

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THE NATURE OF POLITICS

Politics can be intriguing. I know many people shy away from discussing it or being involved in it. It’s just that the society cannot be without politics. Even governance, as noble as it sounds, takes place within the framework of … Continue reading

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A THEORY FOR CHAOS

I have an explanation for the chronic chaos and multiplied corruption we have in the Nigerian system. In a society where things get done through indecent and unfair means, and people get away with it, even those who are not … Continue reading

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