Category: Society

Bigotry is powerful source of violence Part.1

Bigotry is powerful source of violence Part.1

                                     By Chris Odinaka Nwedo Racism, religious dictatorship and political intolerance have been interminable sources of unwholesome pressure and insecurity in several societies today. The factors have immediate, profound and negative import in the method for dispensation of justice, provoke resentment and obstruct freedom of political expression and affiliation. Racial discrimination is a grave … Continue reading Bigotry is powerful source of violence Part.1

Wars in Africa provide economic future for arm dealers

Wars in Africa provide economic future for arm dealers

     Chris Odinaka Nwedo “Apparently, loyal constituents of arm dealers are armed robbers, kidnappers and all fervently in love with violence. The basic and consistent factor in violence which is the only product of war is that the first victim ruined is the vanquished, and the second tragic victim is the victor”. Arm dealers are … Continue reading Wars in Africa provide economic future for arm dealers

Unfair social and political structures fuel violence

Unfair social and political structures fuel violence

By Chris Odinaka Nwedo Colonial programmes were largely tragedy for ex-colonial states because among programmes were painful alienation, active exploitation and expropriation of the resources and denigration of the people. The principal objectives of the programmes were in no way designed to be mutually beneficial evidences stridently lead to this inevitable conclusion. The pitiable ‘contours’ … Continue reading Unfair social and political structures fuel violence

Aggression as violence in various

Aggression as violence in various

By Chris Odinaka Nwedo   Violence is the exertion of physical force so as to injure or abuse. The word is used broadly to describe the destructive action of natural phenomenon like storms and earthquakes. More frequently the word describes forceful human destruction of property or injury to persons, usually intentional, and forceful verbal and emotional … Continue reading Aggression as violence in various

Roots of conflicts in developing societies Part 1

Roots of conflicts in developing societies Part 1

      By Chris Odinaka Nwedo Conflicts are prevalent in heterogeneous societies. This is often the case with the perception that the authorities lack the capacity and objectivity in dispensation of justice and social responsibilities. Studies suggested that weak or dysfunctional state promotes prevalence of, and remains main condition for explosion of gangs of … Continue reading Roots of conflicts in developing societies Part 1

Press conference by Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU)  on covid-19 and shipping of strange persons from North to South East

Press conference by Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU)  on covid-19 and shipping of strange persons from North to South East

  That the entire world, Nigeria inclusive, is being devastated by covid-19 caused by coronavirus is no longer news to anybody. What is news, on daily basis, however, is how the world is responding to the pandemic. Different nations are trying different approaches to contain the plague which has already claimed several lives across the … Continue reading Press conference by Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU)  on covid-19 and shipping of strange persons from North to South East

Effective Parenting: Nurturing Rich Soils in Kids

“Other seeds fell on good soil and brought forth grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. He who has ears, let him hear” (Matthew 13:8-9). Sometime ago, something rather disheartening happened in my locality. It was the day fixed for the Primary School leaving certificate examinations. The Governor decided to pay surprise visits to … Continue reading Effective Parenting: Nurturing Rich Soils in Kids

Nigerian Society and the real dangers of relativism Part 2

By Chris Odinaka Nwedo Moral relativism is a term “often used in the context of moral principles, where principles and ethics are regarded as applicable in only limited context. There are many forms of relativism which vary in their degree of controversy”. A society that has no benchmark for good or bad is gravely wounded. This … Continue reading Nigerian Society and the real dangers of relativism Part 2