Africa

Not Yet A Nation: Contemporary Nigeria from Historical Perspective

Contemporary Nigeria from Historical Perspective Nigeria is a country in the western region of Africa, with population of 170 million inhabitants but according to recent UN estimate, Nigeria has 184 million populations. Whatever the case may be Nigeria is the most populous “Black” country on earth and also one of the most ethnically diverse countries… Continue reading Not Yet A Nation: Contemporary Nigeria from Historical Perspective

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Leadership, Pan-Africanism, Politics

Engaging The Sterile and Vicious Politics of Ethnicity in Nigeria (Africa)

  Engaging The Sterile and Vicious Politics of Ethnicity in Nigeria (Africa). One of the greatest challenges Nigeria and indeed Africa has ever grappled with since independence is the problem of ethnic solidarity among the various ethnic groups constituting the diverse ethnic makeup within the territorial boundaries of African countries. Prior to Africa’s era of… Continue reading Engaging The Sterile and Vicious Politics of Ethnicity in Nigeria (Africa)

Africans, History, Marcus Garvey, Politics

Can African People Save Themselves ?

My father was a slave and my people died to build this country, and I'm going to stay right here and have a part of it, just like you. And no facist-minded people like you will  drive me away from it. Is that clear ?   Paul Robeson 19 Can African People Save Themselves ?… Continue reading Can African People Save Themselves ?

Africans, History

Chi in Igbo cosmology

  Chi in Igbo cosmology by Chinua Achebe There are two clearly distinct meanings of the word chi in Igbo. The first is often translated as god, guardian angel, personal spirit, soul, spirit-double etc. the second meaning is day or daylight but it most commonly used for those transitional periods between day and night or… Continue reading Chi in Igbo cosmology