IN DEFENCE OF INNOCENCE

There is an element of nakedness (erm…not in pornography) that alludes to innocence. Whether you’re looking at it from the Abrahamic or far eastern religions where the Adamic nature is synonymous with been naked or the natural as relating to a new born child. It speaks of the spotlessness of the mind. A tabula rasa […]

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WHEN THE WHISTLEBLOWER BECOMES A TRAITOR

Edward Snowden The newstream is currently awash with news of Edward Snowden and his effort at evading the long arm of American Law Enforcement Agencies. He had leaked information about a covert American government backed Surveillance program called the ‘Prism’ through which the National Security Agency taps phone calls and e-mails of individuals of interest, […]

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THE NGF CONUNDRUM

Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (Left) and Governor Jonah Jang (Right) Yesterday, two counsels were at loggerheads over who should represent Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State before the courts over the case brought by Governor Raji Fashola of Lagos State seeking to compel the court to mandate Jang to desist from parading himself as the […]

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BIBLE STORIES III: SLAVERY JUSTIFIED?

The redemption that came with the appearance and the significance of the Rainbow was soon to be overcome by gloom. A gloom that was to determine the fate of men for millennia and centuries afterwards. We are reminded that Noah had three sons, Shem, Ham and Japheth, and that Ham was the father of Canaan […]

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WHEN THE MIND WELCOMES CHAOS

That state of blandness, within which the mind accomodates rival, non-coherent thoughts with bouts of sudden quiet intermitently striking the thoughts to maintain order in the midst of seeming uncontrollable chaos. When good and evil have found in your mind a nidus to finally decide agelong battles of supremacy. The one moment you harbour pious […]

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OBAMA AND HIS STANCE ON DENUCLEARIZATION

In a speech two days ago at the Brandensburg Gate in Berlin, President Obama spoke about his plan for denuclearization and how he plans to work with Russia’s Vladimir Putin to reduce stockpiles considerably. Denuclearization had been one of Obama’s core policies, one of the items that bought him much political capital in the days […]

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RAT RACE

At the early stages of man’s civilization, the pursuits of mankind was limited to the basics. Anything that can be done to maintain life was uppermost in the thoughts of the man. He ate, and sought for food wherever he could find it without plans to replenish or save what he had gathered (many of […]

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