Monthly Archives: February 2014

Ladies, the bride price custom is not our friend

The origin of the bride price custom cannot be established, even though some writers say it’s been in existence since the beginning of the institution of marriage. In Genesis 34:12, Shechem, son of Hamor the Hevite, said to Jacob, son … Continue reading

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Kidnapping is easy in Nigeria

It was St. Augustine of Hippo who propounded the latin maxim: Lex iniusta non est lex (An unjust law is no law at all), upon which many illustrious writers and philosophers have based their arguments for differentiating laws that wound … Continue reading

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Dead dreams are hard to resurrect

This year has fast become one of sober reflection for me. I don’t know what exactly kicked off the ‘thinker’ in me – maybe it was seeing my slightly-older aunt with her four kids all happy and jolly-looking or the … Continue reading

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