Tag: Dr Newton Jibunoh

THE MANY INCONCLUSIVE WARS OF NIGERIA IV: The War Against Federalism

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‘It’s not differences that divide us. It’s our judgements about each other that do.’ – Margaret Wheatley This war started in July 1966. When some soldiers from different extractions staged a counter coup and proceeded to dismantle the federal structure…. Read More

The Many Inconclusive Wars of Nigeria – Part III

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  Then, there was the war against Western Education.   “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.” –George Washington   Up until the early 80s, tertiary education was a glorious institution of… Read More

The Many Inconclusive Wars of Nigeria: War Against Corruption (Part II)

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  “The world has enough for everyone’s need, but not for everyone’s greed.” – Mahatma Ghandi   Intricately linked with the WAI was the War Against Corruption. Although every military coup since the first in January 15, 1966 had touted… Read More