Tai Solarin

Tai Solarin

Tai Solarin; Activist and educationist. Solarin is known for his social experiments, which he deployed as a school proprietor, his minimalism, his atheistic disposition and his participation in…

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Apotheosized Alafin of Oyo, Shango, called upon in this illustration of 1870

Apotheosis

Apotheosis is the promotion of an individual to a godlike status. The term in Nigerian discourses is dominantly used in religion and in politics to denote respectively, the divinization of a hero,…

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Tafa Balewa gestures his support in this photo Girl Child education

Patriachy

Patriarchy is a social system in which men wielded all powers and use it to their advantage. The issue of women subjection and oppression in Africa is a protracted contest and struggle on a…

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Conservative protesters at occupy Nigeria 2012 protesting against the removal of oil subsidy

Conservatism

Conservatism is resistance to 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 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 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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