Oil, Politics and Violence: Nigeria’s Military Coup Culture (1966 – 1976). Max Siollun. Algora Publishing; 268 pages; £22.51. Buy from Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.com The story of Nigeria begins rather blandly with[…]
Reviewing WikiLeaks cables created 10 years ago and a Human Rights Watch Report published today, for all the media profile the anti-corruption crusade has had in Nigeria, it is sad to say the country is still considered highly corrupt, the system cannot seem to handle the workload and the alleged criminals have gummed up the judicial system completely.
A husband’s murder of his wife brings into sharp focus our acceptance of the impunity of domestic violence and sometimes the preference of that for the sake of keeping a loveless marriage going to appease the needs for tradition and societal norms.