Some of us point out that we have bigger problems. A failing economy, a SARS epidemic, a disappointment of an administration, endemic poverty, tribalism, Boko Haram and so on. While this is all valid, we cannot so easily dismiss an issue that threatens the fundamental nature of our Republic
Our candidate must show that they not only understand how the machinery of government works i.e. how procurement works, how the different agencies work, how the civil service works, but must also be able to demonstrate a plan that will attempt to make the civil service more efficient in its duties.
We may not be as extreme as the Larry Nassers or the fictional Khal Drogos but we are the Aziz Ansaris. This is not to label Aziz as a sexual assaulter but the story that came out about him was emblematic of problem about men in society at large.
Do you know who benefits from this suspension of logic? The religious elite. By advocating for a form of religion that causes antagonism, they are able to stoke the flames to draw believers to themselves. Religion is not about being from damnation (although, that is part of it).
Sometimes, we forget that every human is constantly fighting a battle within themselves, perfectly capable of immense good and incredible evil, enlightenment plays a crucial role in this battle between these two natures.
The first step in solving any problem is recognizing that there is one; I believe parents do not love their children anymore. And by virtue of coming to a conscious realization of this, we can hopefully find ways to love our children as we birth the next generation. A just world requires parents not just raising their children as a responsibility but loving their children
Nigerians constantly do the most unseemly things merely to survive. Whether it’s walking to and fro inbetween oncoming traffic from 8 till late selling packaged sausages or carrying around a brush and water just to wipe windscreens so they can get 50/100 naira just to get something to eat.