A quick look at the institution of corruption past present and future in Nigeria and sub-saharan-africa

When assessing the reasons for the non-development of countries in sub-Saharan Africa like Nigeria, commentators and scholars cite corruption as being responsible. My response has always been to point out the fact that Africa does not have a monopoly on corruption. The Bible has numerous illustrations of corruption. Jeremiah 17:9 ASV says that “the heart is deceitful […]

Whose democracy is it anyway? A brief political assessment of democracy in nigeria or africa

Over the last couple of weeks, we have all been watching different events unfold in Nigeria’s political landscape- baffling accounts of the double-crossing roles played by delegates as well as the horse-trading taking place among candidates. We have also read several speculative and disparaging things written about candidates, all fueled by their opponents and mostly […]