“Our partisanship towards corruption stems from the general belief in Nigeria that once one occupies a political position, be it the smallest, they have found El dorado. So, people tend to lend support to anti-graft war when charges of corruption are levelled against those in their black book.”
How do we respond to people who have attributes we do not like, or lack the ones we desire? Do we just reject them or mock them? And what is the essential quality in any acquaintance, friend or partner?
Parents are often blamed for the misbehavior of their children, just as much as they’re praised for their children’s success. But to what extent are parents to be held accountable for their children? What predominant factors, outside the parents, determine who the child becomes.
Sometimes we see people at the summit of their careers talk about their growth and ascribe all the success to their hardworking and resilience. Are these people just grandstanding, or are there really self-made people in the world?
As information becomes readily available and more people turn into autodidacts, is there any need for formal education in a country like Nigeria?