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The stars have departed

He enjoyed a rich professional life, rising to Director of Public Works and Permanent Secretary in the old Western Nigerian government. He left his civil service position in 1966 as permanent secretary and embarked on the academic life, joining the Engineering department of the University of Lagos where he also enjoyed a fruitful career.

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The theory of evolution and its creationist enemies(4)

However, Einstein never identified with any religion and he repeatedly distanced himsellf from the anthropomorphic deity of conventional religions. Although Marxist philosophy is not my area of specialisation, I know enough about it to be sure that Olatunji cannot provide any credible source to back his claim Karl Marx supported war on the ground that “betterment of the unfortunate might hinder the selection by survival of the fittest.”

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How much can you tell your spouse?

Even the most powerful or wealthy woman will still fall at the altar of love. Most of us, will do the most foolish things when it comes to matters of the heart. Many of us would take the most ridiculous of risks, just to prove our love. And many will also make the grievous sacrifices, including family and friends, just to remain in love.

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Guns against the journalist

The media war waged by radical journalists from the early 1980s provided the impetus and support for civil society organisations to come into being and join in this fight. The haste with which Generals Obasanjo (1979), Babangida (1993), and Abdulsalam Abubakar (1999) either stepped aside or handed over power to civilians is partly credited to the dogged efforts of the radical media, aided by the civil society groups that they encouraged and empowered.

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