THE PROBLEM OF THE PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEM IN AFRICA

A parliamentary system will weaken the authority of the executive branch, which will then disincentive political leaders to seek political power to serve their own interests. What other political system can we proposed to attenuate the political instability that rules the African continent? It is undeniably true that the Africa continent is, unfortunately, the most impoverished continent of all of …

MIRRORING HETERONORMATIVITY

In Nigeria, heteronormativity is the socially acceptable norm; simple and short—I’d say everywhere in the world really, but I haven’t been anywhere else so Nigeria. There is literally no room for anything outside of this standard, and anything that appears remotely different from this prescribed norm is either an unnecessary call for attention, a comedy skit or some spiritual attack …

LIVING QUEER IN NIGERIA

‘Queer’. A seemingly new word that has taken over worldwide grabbing everyone’s attention more and more each day; this word, ‘queer’. What does it mean, the word, ‘queer’? In the Oxford English Dictionary, it is defined as “strange, odd”; “spoil or ruin (an agreement, event, or situation)”, with its earliest usage occurring around early 16th century. The word ‘queer’ gained …

Government; stop the trade deals

A true “deal” is an offer and acceptance between private individuals or private businesses, each judging what to do with his/their property. The premise of inter-governmental trade deals is that governments control or own all the wealth of the nation! If your money is yours, not the government’s, if Apple’s products are the property of Apple and not the government, …