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On the reappearance of Nnamdi Kanu (2)

Nnamdi Kanu

As I indicated last week, Nnamdi Kanu did not witness the horrors of the Biafran war first hand; hence, he should stop using extremely belligerent language which the northern-dominated military could use as a pretext to carry out deadly military operations in Igboland, especially now that President Muhammadu Buhari has entrusted the top echelons of Nigeria’s security apparatchik in the hands of caliphate colonialists.

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The phenomenon of Biafra (14)

Biafra was defeated not necessarily as a result of the tactical superiority of Nigeria’s armed forces but mainly because of the overwhelming support Gen. Gowon received from countries like Britain and Russia, which feared the emergence of a successful black nation that would falsify white supremacist myths about the purported inferiority of black people to other races of humankind.

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Sexuality, hypocrisy, and everything in-between (1)

The Dino Melaye versus Oluremi Tinubu confrontation in the House of Representatives, allegations of sexual misdemeanour levelled against three members of the House and reactions of Nigerians to these events have raised once again issues of sexuality, gender relations and the hypocritical holier-than-thou attitudes of people towards sex and gender relations in the society. Just like homoerotic relationships to which most Nigerians respond emotionally based on antiquated cultural and religious prejudices devoid of scientific credibility, sex and the justifiable disgust associated with men bullying or oppressing defenceless woman instinctively elicit negative reactions to the extent that rational discussion becomes extremely difficult.

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