Friday, April 27, 2018

Manifest Mutation, Manifest Destiny, The End of The Species, The End of Earth

With progressive cognition, a species becomes aware. Aware of itself, its dependence on the environment and its mortality. Moreover, a species becomes aware of...

Rogue Nations Unhinged: The Predatory West

Growing up in my village, and in stories I have heard about the residences of others, people are universally weary of crocodiles. Though, by...

If You Don’t Remember Your PhD Thesis, Then You Didn’t Write It

“Individuals and unaccredited institutions who are engaged in these activities (fake degrees) are academic voyeurs and pimps. It is an epidemic that is governed...

Dear Ijeawele: A Blackface Neoliberal Feminist Manifesto

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has continued her tiresome rants about women and men in Africa, much to the chagrin of residents on the Mother continent....

Military Power And The Meaning Of National Sovereignty

Today many nations in Africa and in the world, have national flags, national anthems and celebrate what they call Independence Day, which is when...

My Dear, The Nature Of Your African Independence

You live in a country of about thirty million folks. It is an independent nation, or so the annual celebrations assert – that through...

Barack Obama – A Reflection On His Rise To Power And His Legacy

The presidency of Barack Hussein Obama has ended. He has handed over power to the now president Donald Trump. The man who made hope...

The Irony of The Sovereignty of Nations: When and for Whom?

LAGOS—Sovereignty is the supreme and ultimate power or authority of a state to govern itself and conduct its affairs without outside interference. Wars are...

Our Comeuppance: How Aljazeera Saw Akufo-Addo’s Speech

ACCRA—We got our well-deserved comeuppance, didn’t we? And as usual, the BBC and Aljazeera are making a ‘dissention of a doit’, making a sarcastic...

West African Reactions On The Invasion of The Gambia

The Invasion of The Gambia, code-named Operation Restore Democracy, is an ongoing military conflict between several West African countries and some parts of the...