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Technology dowry in Sino American energy relations

In most parts of Africa the bride-price or dowry is an exchange of wealth between intermarrying families, often accompanied by payment made by the groom to the bride’s family.  In other societies Africa, the dowry is a bit confusing. Dowry in some societies means an amount of money or property given by a bride’s family to her bridegroom or his family when she marries.

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“Brutal”mentorship

There are two beings we must never tell lies to. The first is God, because He is all-seeing and all-knowing, so telling him lies is an exercise in futility. The second being is you. Even if you habitually lie to your spouse, family, friends and all others, be real to yourself, be brutally frank. Even if you live a lie, still be real to yourself. Unfortunately, many people lie, willy-nilly, to themselves, and that is a tragedy of monumental proportion.

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Blessed are the peace makers

There are two ways to become a Head of State. It is either by a coup or the ballot box. President Buhari has used both methods. It is a rather sad reflection on his grasp of contending national issues and interests that the euphoria of his ascendancy on both occasions died not too long after his elevation leaving many people disenchanted and frustrated.

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Powerful parties, weak people

THE ruling African National Congress, ANC, in South Africa, and its Nigerian counterpart, the All Progressives  Congress, APC, are each a ‘Congress.’ However,  while the ANC is a political party which  during the Anti-Apartheid struggle, transformed into  a people’s movement, the APC  lays claims to what it is  not; a political party.  The fact that a butterfly has wings and can fly, does not make it a bird.

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