Clever Hans — the horse that was a maths genius

Clever Hans was the name of the horse that became a German celebrity, because of its outstanding ability to solve arithmetic problems and understand the German language. In the early 1900s Clever Hans and its owner von Osten tour the country putting up shows for the people and Hans could be asked 7*2 and Hans […]

Love, not tolerance

Chinua Achebe, one of the receivers of Nigeria’s highest accolade for intellectual achievement – The Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA), wrote in his book titled THE TROUBLE WITH NIGERIA, “There is nothing wrong with the Nigerian land or climate or water or air or anything else. The Nigerian problem is the unwillingness or inability of […]

The antidote to conformity

Transformation of the mind is a process not an event. we must be diligent enough to undergo this process of unsetting our African mentality that our cultures have made available for us and begin to see beyond our environment, our limitations and disadvantage. So we can begin to see possibilities of a new Africa and […]

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