Tag Archives: Africa
‘Giant of Africa’; I do not know where that came from. I surmise however that the population of that West African nation so named Nigeria by Mrs. Luggard (wife of last colonial Governor-General of the amalgamated protectorates) is basic reason for the accolade. To reduce it to that alone however, would also be an unfair conclusion.
From Sokoto to Yenagoa, from Maiduguri to Lekki and everywhere in-between you have a land upon which the heavens have broadly smiled. Continue reading
Jesus and Joshua are Anglo-Grecian of the Hebrew/Arabic Yeshua (Yushua in some cases). All of these names mean “salvation”…I insist culture is dynamic but should be unique. Uniformity isn’t synonymous with unity, neither is assimilation the same as globalization.,,My argument is simple: let us be proud of who we are, even if we cannot be proud of what we are…Before I am misconstrued, I do not hate Europe or America. In fact, I see myself primarily as a member of the Human race with a constituency among the Black-African race…We have a great continent in Africa. The continent and its people are rich and beautiful. Continue reading