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THE MASQUARADE

THE MASQUERADE

This Ohanaeze sef…

Kom! Kom!! Kom!!! Let’s get down to business biko. My name is Oriaku Ijele, and in case you don’t know, I am a female (yes, female) masquerade designed to speak truth to power. So no matter who you are, I will tell you the truth without minding how you will feel about it. As a masquerade, who regularly communes with the spirits and gods of the land, I believe it is time we go back to the basics and do things as right as our forefathers. That is the only...

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4 Industries that will disappear before the Year 2030

By Levi Borba They employ almost 1/4 of the workforce, but in less than 10 years these jobs will be history. Future events are uncertain, and detailed information about times to come is impossible. But we can use current trends, technological innovation, and reliable information to predict likely scenarios. During most of my career, this is what I did while working for global airlines. It worked fine — most of the time we were right. Predictions saved considerable money for these companies. Saving money. In that lives the biggest benefit...
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Nigerians and the significance of democracy

Dr Okoye By Dr. Paul Okoye I am compelled to address this issue after years of sorrows and hardship, democracy had inflicted on the long suffering Nigerians by these over surfeited hypocrites called politicians. Fela had called it ‘democrazy’ but we listened not. Fela does not possess a degree from the Ivy League or the Queens Triangle. Today is a day of sober reflection because there is nothing to celebrate especially when this posthumous award of democracy to Abiola was done by a president whom democracy does not exist in...
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Ndigbo: The Inconveniences of Liberty

Dr Paul Okoye By PAUL OKOYE Liberty is the freedom to live according to one’s desire, way and convictions about life and the right to self-determination. The law comes in to the extent that this ‘your’ Liberty does not impede or constrain others’ right to freedom. In line with this argument, the enlightenment thinkers like Thomas Hobbes and Jean-Jacques Rousseau reasoned that law governed both heavenly and human affairs, and that law gave the king his powers and not vice versa. A state without it, evidently resorts to anarchy. Karl...
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Is Reggae music dying or dead?

Reggae legends Marley and Daddy U Roy By Desmond Ekwueme Reggae is one special kind of music that changed the world. It's Apostles come in different forms, acts and styles.... Some are highly "spiritual". Some are very philosophical. Some are very mystical. Some are realists. Some are social crusaders. Some are humanists. Some are activists....Some are nationalists. Some are freedom fighters. Some are preachers. Some are teachers. We can go on and on. The list of who the Disciples of Reggae are is inexhaustible. From Bob Nesta Marley to Ewart...