Category: Viewpoint

What you don’t know about the name NIGERIA

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

We have been taught that the name Nigeria was derived from the River Niger and coined from Niger area to Nigeria by lord Luggard’s Mistress Flora Shaw. In fact, the name first appeared in print in the Times in 1897 and Flora Shaw was then the colonial Editor. The area presently known as Nigeria used […]

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Africa’s ‘Impressive Economic Growth’ Paradox

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Africa’s ‘Impressive Economic Growth’ Paradox More questions less answers!!! Economic growth ratings/projections are a flirtatious venture in development economics, this is more so as those making the ratings/projections often than not base them on hypothetical statistics due to lack of reliable data mechanisms. Nonetheless they provide us with a glimpse into what to do or […]

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The true meaning of the name- NIGERIA

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

We have been taught that the name Nigeria was derived from the River Niger and coined from Niger area to Nigeria by lord Luggard’s Mistress Flora Shaw. In fact, the name first appeared in print in the Times in 1897 and Flora Shaw was then the colonial Editor. The area presently known as Nigeria used […]

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Uganda president: Homosexuals are ‘disgusting’

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

(CNN) — President Yoweri Museveni, who made anti-homosexuality laws in Uganda much tougher Monday, told CNN in an exclusive interview that sexual behavior is a matter of choice and gay people are “disgusting.” After signing the bill that made some homosexual acts punishable by life in prison, Museveni told CNN’s Zain Verjee that, in his […]

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Are People Really ‘born gay’?

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are People Really ‘born gay’? Can someone really be “born gay”? Is there a “gay gene”? Does biology equal destiny? by Caleb H. Price Clearly, the controversy over this issue is huge in our culture. While pro-gay activists and their allies want us to believe people are “born gay” and that sexual orientation is an […]

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