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Through out Human history, the worst and the most lethal wounds a nation can suffer are always self-inflicted. The Roman Empire did not fall because its legions had been overrun by Gothic Barbarians, later sucessors to its hegemony, the Empire of the Ottomans and even that of the British collapsed not because of a reversal in their military fortunes, an autopsy of all three world powers revealed that their cause of death is moral decadence and internal upheaval; a deadly affliction which drains
The following is the promised sequel to Mali: Why the Junta is Gone, an article first published on my blog A Human Rights Journal.
Three months have passed since last I wrote about the crisis in Mali, events of monumental proportions had occurred in this landlocked West-African Nation. If you have been following this story from the very beginning, you will remember that I described the situation on the ground and the possible impact this conflict will have on regional and global
Updated Aug 17, 2012 at 07:34 PM by anwar.adamu
'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing' - Edmund Burke
We the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria are at a crossroad, targeted for destruction by hostile foreign powers whose main purpose is to see the balkanization of Africa's most populous and most promising nation.
The collateral murder of Innocent women and children can never be justified. The same people who are bombed by Boko Haram are the same victims of the injustices
"A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets." - Napoleon Bonaparte
When Epicurus in his treatise Principal Doctrines written over two thousand years ago stated that " Natural justice is a pledge of reciprocal benefit, to prevent one man from harming or being harmed by another", he inspired Jean Jacques Rosseau to produce the great revolutionary manifesto that is The Social Contract (1762). Thus, paving way for the turmoil and cultural upheaval of the French Revolution.
The following is an excerpt from chapter one of my upcoming book "Nightmares For My Father"- a historical cum political memoir.
At the time when i decided to embark upon this extraordinary literary journey, my country is on the edge of collapse, with deteriorating security, a failed society and a fake democracy. With the exception of the clergy, the Military and the oil industry, all the basic institutions of state are no longer functioning. Our leaders continue