Author Archives Ndidi Uwechue

You – A Platform For Social Change
You – A Platform For Social Change

You – A Platform For Social Change

14th January 2020   Most people want to be commended, or valued, or “blessed” after they have done a good deed. Most of us want to be recognised after we have done something helpful. This is perfectly normal, and it is us being human. Other people though, live at a higher level. One of... read more »

Nigerian Culture or Alternative Culture?
Nigerian Culture or Alternative Culture?

Nigerian Culture or Alternative Culture?

1st January 2020 Living in Nigeria, it is tiring to hear the usual response of, “This is Nigeria” or “This is not the UK” or “Are you not a Nigerian?”, in the face of obvious wrongdoing that I have challenged. In any country the predominant culture is the one... read more »

Kwanzaa – Our Tool to Push Away the Looming Darkness
Kwanzaa – Our Tool to Push Away the Loom...

Kwanzaa – Our Tool to Push Away the Looming Darkness

24th December 2019 When explorers, missionaries and historians described Africa as the “Dark Continent” we condemned them as being antinubianists (Antinubianism is racism specifically against Black people). However, now in the 21st century many concerned voices, from Africa, from Europe and... read more »

The Idiot Class of Nigeria
The Idiot Class of Nigeria

The Idiot Class of Nigeria

10th October 2019 We can look around us at the type of society that different nations have created for themselves and come up with a general evaluation of the thinking of either the majority of the citizens there, or at least of the “critical mass”, those whose thinking style has... read more »

Opinion: The White Man's Ice Cream Is Better than the Black Man's - A Preference for All Things Foreign
Opinion: The White Man’s Ice Cream...

Opinion: The White Man’s Ice Cream Is Better than the Black Man’...

26th September 2019 This is a worldwide phenomenon. Black people seem happiest when we give over our money to someone who is not from our own community. I will give an illustration from an article by an African American that I came across about ten years ago but which I can no longer find, so as to... read more »

Opinion: Can't we Just be Normal?

Opinion: Can’t we Just be Normal?

I regularly hear words such as, “Our great country” or “We can be great again” in reference to Nigeria. Such words make me wonder what the speaker means by... read more »