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The second resurrection of Jesus Ibn Maryam: A Critical Examination (2)

As genuine revolutionaries, they wanted to topple the status quo, but had to contend with stiff opposition from the small minority that were benefiting from the existing situation at the time, as well as from the ignorant majority who were oppressed by the system. The author examined the condition of Africa. He argued, and I agree, that the continent has suffered the greatest setbacks when compared with other continents (p.79).

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The second resurrection of Jesus Ibn Maryam: A Critical Examination

THE Second Resurrection of Jesus Ibn Maryam: The Blowing of Another Natural Mystic Trumpet, was written by Issoumaila Oyewumi Oyetunde and published by Trafford Publishing, Canada in 2009. The little book is an attempt to present in a handy volume some ideas and perspectives on man and his environment culled from different religions, philosophies and science.

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ASUU’s strikes as a game of musical chairs (6)

As a body comprising academics, ASUU should provide intellectual leadership for other unions to follow, not the other way round. Uncritical acceptance of the hard-line posture of a union in the complex and controversial issue of strike is anathema to the spirit of free thought which academics ought to uphold, although the critical attitude native to philosophy is inconvenient for hard core unionists in ASUU.

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ASUU’s strikes as a game of musical chairs (3)

I STRONGLY suspect that the former would be higher, since the “pigs” have the financial power to pay tuition fees and other “incidentals” required for university education in foreign institutions. Because top government officials benefit from the skewed emolument system in Nigeria , they do not really appreciate the daunting sacrifices lowly paid Nigerians, including lecturers make daily to keep things going.

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ASUU’s strikes as a game of musical chairs (2)

I strongly suspect that the former would be higher, since the “pigs” have the financial power to pay tuition fees and other “incidentals” required for university education in foreign institutions. Because top government officials benefit from the skewed emolument system in Nigeria , they do not really appreciate the daunting sacrifices lowly paid Nigerians, including lecturers make daily to keep things going.

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