2012- Protesters demonstrates against subsidy removal by President Jonathan at Oba Ovoramen square, Benin-city. Source: CNN iReport

Conservatism

Conservatism is the resistance of change due to preference for stability and continuity. The conservative believes in the value of history and favors traditional institutions over the abstract or…

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Commitment

Commitment

Commitment is a philosophical concept popularized by the 20th Century French existentialist philosopher, Gabriel Marcel. Other existentialist philosophers have discussed themes conveying similar…

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Dada Adeshigbin

Dada Adeshigbin was a 19th Century townsman and one of the principal founders of the African Bethel Church. Dada Adeshigbin was born in Owu in 1865. Hardly anything is known of his early life…

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Dynamism

Dynamism, in the context of this article is taken as the phenomenon of continuous change, activity, and progress. Several concepts have been proposed for the academic understanding of dynamism,…

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Atlantis

Atlantis

Atlantis is the fictional ancient civilization that became submerged under the ocean in the Greek philosopher, Plato’s dialogue, the “Timaeus” and the “Critias,”…

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Garveyist Malcolm X talking to Nigerian students and African American locals in Harlem, New Yorkm, New York in the 1960s

Garveyism

Garveyism was the Pan-African philosophy of the Jamaican political leader, Marcus Garvey, in the early 20th Century, aimed at precipitating a global movement of economic empowerment. Garvey…

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How to Attract Prosperity

THE NIGERIAN PROVINCIAL GUARDIAN Vol 2 No 3. Osogbo Saturday April 10, 1937 THE LITTLE I KNOW ABOUT BY DR. FAJEMIROKUN “Amid all the mysterious by which we are surrounded nothing is more certain…

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Illichs Philosophy

Illichs Philosophy is a moderate realism in the Thomistic tradition of radical humanism. Illichs criticized contemporary modern school system and advocate discontinuation of schools because of the…

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Aiyetoro, a town located on the Atlantic Coast was founded on the principles of Communism by a group of Ilaje “rebel” priests of the C & S Church in 1947.

Communism

Communism is an ideology based on the precept of “common ownership” most popularly believed to have originated from the Greek philosopher, Plato’s 380BC piece, “The Republic” in which he…

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1962, Lagos, Nigeria --- Original caption: Sherman Rosenberg of Chicago, (C), a chemistry teacher at Queens college in Lagos, plays basketball with her students of the college, a secondary school for girls. Rosenberg introduced the sport to the country. The basketball was donated by an American. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Americanism

Americanism, the propensity of the Nigerian to lean towards American ideologies increased after independence from the British. However, the year 1938 marked the formal beginning of cultural…

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