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Hiroshima/Nagasaki: Arms race malady

THE intellectualisation of trite statements remains the stout tradition of the literate and the academia. But no amount of academic acrobatics and pedantic romanticisation can stop or prevent the chrysalis from carrying its own load-so mankind has borne its own self-inflicted tragedies and bestialities of war to an enormous extent.

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When the Senators Visited Maiduguri

Only God knows how the Senators managed the information around the visit. They took the entire nation by surprise. The delegation of the Upper legislative body got to Maiduguri before we all knew that the lawmakers were ready to dare the odds and visit the war theatre where some insurgents who operate under the name ‘Western’Education is bad’ – Boko Haram are subjecting their fellow human beings to agony, pains, deprivation, poverty and destruction.

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Cultism, corruption and politicans

SECRET cults exist in traditional societies of south of Nigeria,often as instruments of social control, and influence, for the betterment of society. For example, there are Cults like the Ogboni, Oro, Egugun, Agemo, Awo-Opa,Eno-Orugbo, in the South West, Kamalu, Mmanwu, Okonko, Ekpe, Ijere, in the South East, Nfam, Igbe, Oghere-Uke, Ekpo,Oje, in the South South of Nigeria.

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MOUAU @ 23: The Edeoga factor

WEAKENED by delusion and battered by technology, the university world is going through a difficult period generally. At a deeper level, less obvious to the lay observer, disquiet is spreading among dons, together with a degree of dissatisfaction among students even more profound than their occasional speculators seem to indicate, in almost all universities across the world.

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Salary arrears as a misnomer

NOT quite infrequently you get to read of oxymora as news report from Nigerian dailies. Several news outlets are reporting on an ongoing but serious economic sabotage of the working class wherein the practice of Nigeria’s employment law is observed in its breach. The trending but incredulous revelation is that wages are being withheld on a widespread scale. The worrisome claim is that the very watchdog hired by the sovereigns, and empowered by the constitution, that is the executive, legislative and judicial arms of government are neck deep in an unholy practice of withholding wages of workers.

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