"The moment we [Africans] lost our languages was also the moment we lost our bodies, our gold, diamonds, copper, coffee, tea." - Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Dr Okezie Ikpeazu and Dr Uche Ogar: The Beasts in an Animal Farm

Animal Farm is an original work of George Orwell (1945). In his essay, ‘Why I Write’ (1946) Orwell explained that the main reason he wrote Animal Farm was to "to fuse political purpose and artistic purpose into one whole". 

Thus, I beg to borrow Orwell’s reasoning as I write about the political shenanigans in Abia state, Nigeria. Abia State, in all honesty, can only be described as an Animal Farm.

Nigeria’s Economic Recession: The Problem Has Only Started; Next Stop – Depression

In 1964, the bankers’ magazine published an adage, which it rephrased as, "let me tell you about the law of holes: If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging." This came as an advice to financial services professionals, especially to traders on the floor of stock exchange around the world. The message was simply, if you are loosing money stop and reconsider your strategy.

It’s Eid-El-Kabir: When Ibrahim/Abraham Obeyed God to Sacrifice his only son – Ishmael or Isaac?

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It’s another period when Muslims all over the world celebrate the willingness of Ibrahim to obey Allah/God and sacrifice his ‘only’ son. Luckily, before he could slaughter his son God showed him the Ram to use instead. And so, Muslims all over the world slaughter Rams in this period to commemorate that incident.