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100 YEARS A FRAUD: THE METAMORPHOSIS OF A TICKING TIME BOMB (NIGERIA) PART 3

PART 3: THE NORTH NEVER WANTED NIGERIA TO BE CREATED

After the expiration of the Richards constitution, Bernard Bourdillon, who was Governor General of Nigeria between 1935 and 1943, brought some modifications into the Clifford constitution which later became the foundation of the 1946 constitution. His aim was to unite the North and South in a unitary legislative council in Lagos; however, the Northern leaders rejected such move. Since they were British subjects, they had later or no choice in determining their affairs.

On 1st April, 1953, Anthony Enahoro, a member of the Action Group from the Western Region, moved a motion that the House of Representatives accept “as a primary political objective the attainment of self-government for Nigeria in 1956.” Members from the Northern region objected to the motion, as such, there was division in the assembly.

Ahmadu Bello suggested to the House that the motion be modified and read to the house and accepted as “as a primary political objective the attainment of self-government for Nigeria ‘AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE.’ Another Northern member of the House afterwards moved a motion for adjournment, a move which did not go down well with the AG members. On sighting that, the members of the Action Group in the council protested and resigned. They were: bode Thomas, S. L Akintola, Arthur Prest and Adesoji Aderemi. Since there was no replacement for the Action Group members that resigned, Ahmadu Bello’s suggested amendment was passed. The Northern members were confronted by angry mobs in Lagos who lambasted them and called them all sorts of names. These embittered the Northerners greatly.

On May 16, 1953, when S. L. Akintola led a delegation to the Northern region to campaign for self-succession, a riot broke-out between the Northerners and the Southerners who were mainly Yorubas and Ibos. The riot which lasted for 4 days claimed many lives of Southerners in the North and over 250 people were injured. This was the beginning of the manifestation of a bloody union and deadly years of coercion ahead. This should have served as a lesson to us and the colonialists but they still insisted on the forceful coercion of this union. We never learn and we still refuse to.

Seeing this, the Northern leaders realized that the Nigerian union was irreconcilable and fatal; they Northerners on May 1953 in a meeting held in Kaduna sought for secession and the adoption of an 8 point program:
– THAT EACH REGION SHOULD HAVE ITS OWN LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE AUTONOMY IN ALL MATTERS EXCEPT DEFENSE, EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, CUSTOMS AND CERTAIN RESEARCH INSTITUTES.
– THAT THERE SHOULD BE NO CENTRAL LEGISLATURE OR CENTRAL EXECUTIVE FOR THE ENTIRE NIGERIA
– THAT A NON-POLITICAL BODY SHOULD CONSTITUTE A CENTRAL AGENCY FOR THE COUNTRY TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MATTERS NOT ALLOCATED TO THE REGIONS
– THAT THE CENTRAL AGENCY SHOULD OPERATE FROM A NEUTRAL TERRITORY, PREFERABLY LAGOS.
– THAT THE COMPOSITION OF THE CENTRAL AGENCY BE DEFINED BY THE LAW ESTABLISHING IT
– THAT RAILWAYS, AIR SERVICES, PORTS, ELECTRICITY, POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS AND COAL MINING BE REORGANIZED AND BE ADMINISTERED BY PUBLIC CORPORATIONS
– THAT ALL REVENUE EXCEPT CUSTOM DUTIES BE LEVIED AND COLLECTED BU THE REGIONS, AND THAT THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE CUSTOMS BE ORGANIZED IN SUCH A WAY AS TO ENSURE THAT GOODS FOR EACH REGION WERE SEPARATELY CLEARED AND CHARGED TO DUTY
– THAT EACH REGION SHOULD HAVE ITS OWN SEPARATE PUBLIC SERVICE.

In July 1953, the Secretary of State for Colonies, Oliver Lyttleton presided over a conference in London where the Nigerian political leaders from all regions were invited. The Northerners declined from attending the conference but after constant pressure from the Colonialist they gave in. It should be noted that the Northerners had no choice but to give in to the pressure of their colonial masters who at the time were dictators. If it were to be in normal circumstances of free will, the Northerners at that time would have completely opted from the conference and the Nigerian union. Even Lyttleton himself after watching the drama that unfold at the conference, remarked that “IT IS IMPOSSIBLE FOR THESE PEOPLE TO COEXIST AS ONE ENTITY”.

At the London conference, the Northerners were forced to abandon their eight point agenda and secession which would have turned Nigeria to a confederation state or simply a custom union. Another opportunity that we would have made things right was simply thrown away into the garbage can and today, we are paying the price.

The conference which began in London continued in Lagos in 1954. Under the dictates of Oliver Lyttleton, a constitution was adopted which is called “THE LYTTLETON CONSTITUTION”, and in that constitution, the Action Group requested that the right of regions to secede should not be recognized. True to their bidding, the Lyttleton constitution granted their request.

PART 4: THE COST OF A COERCED UNION: THE CRISIS, CHAOS, BLOODBATH AND BLOODSHED

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100 YEARS A FRAUD: THE METAMORPHOSIS OF A TICKING TIME BOMB (NIGERIA)

PART 1: THE BEGINNING OF THE FRAUDULENT FIEFDOM

It is of great prudence that the earlier we tell ourselves the truth in this country called Nigeria, the imminent our salvation. After recent tensions in the political atmosphere, it was glaring that that the volcano was getting warmed up, as such a sovereign national conference was demanded to negotiate the myriad tentacles demonizing the nation. In a very disappointing move, the government, took away the sovereignty part and organized a national conference, which is very habitual of the country to continually lie to itself that there is unity among then. Before the conference was converged, the president was apt to say that the unity and continuity of the existence of the Nigeria State was out of the table, and just before anything can come-out from the conference, the bombs came lashing, and this should wake us from our slumber to the reality that this nation cannot peacefully coexist. First all, let’s get out mind through the timeline of history to see how came about this coerced nation:
Once upon a time, there was no nation like NIGERIA, but there were Ibos, Yorubas, Hausas, Fulanis, Ibibios, Efiks, and a lot others, and most importantly, there was peace. There were established system of governments, the tribal entities were all happy and minding their businesses. But meanwhile, somewhere in Europe at the Berlin conference of 1884 and 1885, The Europeans were busy sharing and portioning West Africa between themselves; France, Britain, Germany, Portugal allotted land masses and colonies in their desire to conquer, loot and rule. This was the beginning of the tragedy we face today. The dehumanization and destruction of lives, Culture, identity, and above all mentality of the African as a whole is still lingering and we are yet to awake from such historic calumny.

On 27 December 1851, the British secretary Beecroft, instructed the British Consul for the “BIGHTS OF BENIN AND BIAFRA” (PLEASE NOTE THE NAMES OF THESE PLACES BEFORE THE CREATION OF NIGERIA) to attack Lagos. The king of Lagos, Kosoko was outlawed and Akitoye replaced him because he was willing to accept the British rule, thus Lagos was the first area the British occupied in Nigeria after a treaty between Akitoye and the British was signed on the protection of missionaries, bilateral trade, etc on 1 January, 1852. And on August 6, 1861, Lagos became the possession of the British and a colony in 1862.

Like a wild fire, the British spread their conquest to other spheres. Treaties were signed, wars were fought, prisoners/slaves were taken, blood was spilled and lives were destroyed. Not until 1914 amalgamation by Lord Lugard, territories were administered separately and distinctly and not as a single country. Different policies and modus operandi were employed in different territories. The southern territories saw direct rule while the North had the indirect rule system. After the amalgamation in 1914, the indirect rule system was introduced in all parts of the territories.

However, before the amalgamation, the British tried different methods to establish a relationship between the North and the South, but it failed, due to the cultural and orientation differences between the ethnicities. Nigeria is merely a forceful coercion of sundry Geographical entities and ethnic groups; it is a forceful experimentation of geographical expressions. The first step of this experiment began on the 1st of May, 1906 when the British merged the Colony of Lagos with southern protectorate. At that time, citizens or individuals occupying the colony and protectorates were called a BRITISH SUBJECT or CITIZEN OF THE COLONY and PROTECTORATE

PART 2: THE NORTHERNERS NEVER WANTED NIGERIA TO BE CREATED…….

Religious Bully Of Women

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The society we live in devotes so much attention concerning itself with what is wrong with a woman and how women ought be, what women ought to wear, how women ought to act, what women ought to say and not say. Many times you’ll find them come up with quotes like “A Beautiful Girl with Bad Character is like a pot of beans contaminated with sand”. I am yet to find a quote that makes a figurative expression and comparison of man with a bad character.

Turn on the radio in a typical religious nation like my country, Nigeria, it is always about the woman; woman this, woman that and everything wrong about the woman; how the woman ought to submit to her husband, how the single lady ought to speak and act to attract a man, what the girl child ought to learn, the dos and don’ts of a female, etc.

The truth is that we ought to be more worried and concerned about men with bad characters than women with bad characters. Men with bad characters are portentous than women with bad characters. We give so much attention to hunting women in the name of religion, morality, conservativism, etc while men with bad characters breed and roam freely, enjoying the multiplier effect at ease.

The truth is: we have more men with bad characters than women with bad characters, and men with bad characters on the loose is the bulwark of all calamities and conflicts on earth; ranging from religion, through politics to all enclaves of a genius loci.

Let me begin with my country Nigeria. The coercion of this fraudulent fiefdom come nation, Nigeria is absolutely a creation of males with bad characters. No man with a good character would build a house on a mountain that is liable of a volcanic eruption. All the problems we have faced in this country and are still facing are as a result of men with bad characters. The Polithiefcians, pastorpreneurs, policemen, legistlooters, etc are men of bad characters, then why do we spend so much time hunting women and creating an imaginary moral and social constitution for women?

The worst cases of acrimony against women is found in religion; the Abrahamic religions specifically. While Islam and the Quran concocts so many misogynist verses and behavioral curriculum vitae including dress code and marriage code for women, it ignores entirely putting limelight on men with bad characters, the end result we have today in the Muslim breed are:
– morally degraded women with low self-esteem and
– Volcanic egomaniac male misogynists cum champions of moralism, hence the Boko Harams, Al Qaeda, Taliban, Al shabbab, etc just to a name a few.

Religion which is a creation of the male alter-ego thrives in diminishing the female ego while feeding the male with an over-rated importance, hence stupidity. That is why the male religitard is always a female inquisitor, female moralist, female dress-code/character adjudicator, and anything “female exterminator”.
Most of these male religitards are highly vast in ineptitude, mentally impoverish and to a certain extent, insecure about the womanhood. Their insecurity is best expressed under the guise of religious concocted morality and conservatism whose trajectory is best aimed at the female. These male religitards are often sweating in their pants when they contact an independent, successful, intelligent and a mentally emancipated female which usually gives a dissonance in their alter-ego, hence driving them to their area of expertise; swinging their imaginary morality dick at the woman. An example of this was demonstrated by the popular American televangelist, Pat Robertson who said “THE FEMINIST AGENDA IS NOT ABOUT EQUAL RIGHTS FOR WOMEN. IT IS ABOUT A SOCIALIST, ANTI-FAMILY POLITICAL MOVEMENT THAT ENCOURAGES WOMEN TO LEAVE THEIR HUSBANDS, KILL THEIR CHILDREN, PRACTICE WITCHCRAFT, DESTROY CAPITALISM AND BECOME LESBIANS”.
The biblical Paul who was a misogynist per excellence, in the book of 1 Corinthians 11:2-10 said “….For man was not created for the woman but the woman for man”. In the book of 1 Timothy 22: 11- 15 of the bible, it was commanded that women should not speak in the church but rather they should be saved with “CHILDBEARING”. This and many other more verses inspired the 16TH CENTURY German Monk and Catholic Priest, Martin Luther assert “THE WORD AND WORKS OF GOD IS QUITE CLEAR THAT WOMEN WERE MADE TO BE WIVES OR PROSTITUTES”

The truth is that the male religitard needs a character balance and check more than any woman on earth, because above everyone else, he is more likely to be a social disaster to both himself and his society. Take a good look at the Taliban, Boko haram and the Islamists. While they subject women to mental and social slavery, as the upright demands of their alter-ego aka Mohammad and his schizophrenic creation, Allah, they in turn become a menace and nuisance to the entire world.

A society is emancipated and civilized when its women are truly independent, educated and free from mental and social bully. The poorest nations which are predominantly religious nations have illiteracy towering very high among its women population and low self-esteem due to religious bullying of indoctrination. Stronger women means stronger children, for unstable women cannot raise and tutor children into stable adulthood. And a strong woman does not patronize buy-bull and degrading doctrines in the name of religion. All Abrahamic religions are anti-women and misogynistic doctrines, and women of substance do not buy into them.

CULLED FROM “RELIGION:THE ULTIMATE CURSE ON MANKIND” by Imoh Son of David

Buhari, APC, the Northern Elites and Boko Haram: connecting the dots…

On September 25, 1997, the Israeli secret service in an attempt to hit at the Hamas leadership through it’s MOSSAD agents injected a poisonous toxin into the ears of the Palestinian political leader of the Hamas movement; Khaled Meshaal. Although the Israeli MOSSAD agents were apprehended, Kahled Meshaal was far from fettle for it was only the Israelis that owned the antidote that could cure him. And this was the ultimate aim of the Israelis; to create a problem only they (the Israelis) can solve. The Jordanian government and Hamas made all kinds of threats, but it fell on the deaf ears of the Israeli government. The more they threaten, the more the condition of the Hamas leader was getting closer to a point of no return. Seeing they had no hope or solution to the problem, they chose to negotiate with the Israelis, who in turn gave them the antidote.

THE NIGERIAN CASE: In a bid to dismiss the current insurgency crisis in Northern Nigeria as a Northern agenda, some people argue that Boko Haram had existed before the leadership of President Goodluck Jonathan. This is true but it does not rule-out the myriad evidences and arguments to support the claims that Boko Haram is a Northern agenda and creation to distabilize the government of President Jonathan.

To raise a wild dog, one must first of all nurture and train it from infancy for sometime before it finally becomes fit at the desired time needed to unleash it. Today, Boko Haram seems to appear to be like the wild dog which doesn’t hid to the voice of its master anymore.

General Buhari and the APC have boasted that only them can solve the Boko Haram crisis. Their claims may sound political but like the case of the Israeli poisoning, APC and General Buhari could truly be the ones that have the antidote of the Boko Haram menace if and only if it is their creation.

General Buhari and the APC are in a habit of mocking and dismissing all efforts of the present government in combating the insurgency. When the government shows a desire to negotiate with the sect, they’ll pelt criticisms at such moves. When the government uses the military to combat the militia, they’ll cry foul, saying force should not be used. The solution they’ve offered to us is simply “vote us in and it’ll be over”.

General Buhari among his many reckless statements is quoted to have said that the Boko Haram insurgents are freedom fighters and not terrorists. This statement alone leaves us in bewilderment. The Boko Haram militia doesn’t call itself terrorists, to them they are freedom fighters, fighting for a cause. And it is only one who is a member of the sect or sympathetic to their cause that will argue that the militias are freedom fighters. The evil this sect has committed is so overwhelming and even recently they invaded a high school in Yobe state, killing several school children then absconded with the female students. Is this what a sound person would call FREEDOM FIGHTING? To call them freedom fighters is to approve of their acts and be sympathetic to their cause.

Recently, it has been said the terrorist group released the names of people on their wanted list. Buhari and some APC stalwarts were among the names mentioned, so I heard. I read they went ahead to warn the APC and Northern elites that they desire a President Jonathan in power. How can anyone fall for such a cheap deceit? Those mentioned on the list more than anyone else such be suspected of sponsoring the group. The Boko Haram group has severally repeated that they desire an Islamic state governed by the Shariah law.

During the time the government seek to negotiate with the militia group, the group refused, blatantly citing that they cannot negotiate on the terms of a non-muslim (President Jonathan), because to them a non-muslim is a “najis” (one of the filthiest thing possible as stated in the Islamic doctrine). They stated that until the President vacates power for a muslim ruler, then will they consider speaking of negotiations. To show their dogmatism on the matter, when former President, Olusegun Obasanjo visited a relative of their former spiritual leader who was killed by the government, the sect launched an immediate assassination on the man who spoke with the former president, citing he has erred the Islamic principle of the sect in accommodating and negotiating with a non-muslim. How can we forget so quickly?

Boko Haram which is pro-Islamization cannot support a non-muslim and anything unislamic. What they have just done in naming the purporting people on their hit list is called “Taquia”. Taquia is deceiving and playing con on your enemies. Taquia is permited in Islam to advance the cause of Allah and deceive your enemies.

What Boko Haram has just done is an attempt to arouse the gullible in pointing fingers at the government of President Jonathan as their sponsor and patron and the one whose interest they are fighting to protect, hence, Buhari and the rest of the crew as their targets, thus pushing the electorates on the side of their team. Elections is just by the corner, let’s not forget.

It is reasonable to say that Boko Haram has directly shown us those they are sympathetic of and probably their sponsors. To protect them, they are trying to make them appear like their target and supposed enemy. This is just a childish hoodwink, the desperation to clinch to power has never been so easily exposed through this. By the way, let’s not forget who was quoted to have said :
“If what happened in 2011 should happen again in 2015, by the grace of God, the dog and the baboon would all be soaked in blood.”
Connect the dots….

Asari Dokubo and The War Drummers

Asari Dokubo should be left to roam freely. He is a necessity and a great asset to the Southerners. The truth should be told, the name Nigeria is a territorial fraud and an artificial fiefdom, where prince are made to crawl while the slaves ride on horses. What do I mean by this? I’ll explain shortly but let’s travel back in time: Sir Ahmadu Bello, the Gambari Prince of the North and the leader of the Northern Peoples’ Congress said this: “The new nation called Nigeria should be an estate of our great grandfather Othman Dan Fodio. We must ruthlessly prevent a change of power. We use the minorities in the north as willing tools and the south as a conquered territory and never allow them to rule over us and never allow them to have control over their future.” – Parrot Newspaper October 12, 1960. I wasn’t born in the 1960s, neither did I witness the late Ahmadu Bello making the statement above, but this is a statement no Northern Elite or institution in Nigeria has debunked. The Northerners, more than any tribe in Nigeria has ruled this nation both in despotism and democracy. Never at anytime has the southerners revolt against any Northern leadership in the name of “We Must Rule.” Today where a southerner in the person of President Jonathan through accidental arrangement came to the sit of power, we have come to sadly assume that the Northern elite has this “born-to-rule-mentality” just like their idol Ahmadu Bello was quoted. Nigeria today is serviced through the oil wells in the South. The Northerners more than any tribe in Nigeria has looted the wealth of this nation and yet they are insatiable of this. As if looting was the only act of aggression they have committed, they even took their aggression further with their ethnic jingoism to engage in a spurious ethnic cleansing through religious riots and now, terrorism to cause anarchy for the sitting government of Nigeria. Every bloodbath that took place in Northern Nigeria saw to it that the Southerners and non-muslims were wiped-out while their Northern counterparts walk freely on the streets of the South. What more can be defined as an ultimate turpitude than this? The average Northerner sees the Southerner as a potential enemy that must be subdued, conquered and ruled but at the same time, they insist on the continuity of this ticking time-bomb of a coerced settlement, Nigeria, simply because they are unable to do without the oil wells in the South . And thanks to the predominance of the Islamic indoctrination in the North, to the Northern muslim (as stated in the Qu’ran) a non-muslim is a “najis” (filthiest thing ever). To the staunch Northern muslim, being ruled by a non-muslim is a taboo, hence, the birth of boko haram. To even prove this further, Gen Buhari, a former head of state and a supposed Statesman and patriot called a terrorist organization like Boko Haram “Freedom fighters”. How can any reasonable man call terrosists freedom fighters? A group that has vehemently made their stance known, that they want Nigeria to be Islamized, is this what Buhari calls freedom fighting? During an interview on BBC Hausa , Buhari was quoted to have said “If what happened 2011 should happen again in 2015, by the grace of God, the dog and the baboon would all be soaked in blood.” Why must the North be habitual in threatening the entire nation? Before the election of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2011, the likes of Adamu Ciroma said that the North will make the country ungovernable for any Southerner that emerges as President, today, we are gifted with the Boko Haram menace. What makes Asari Dokubo any worse than him or his fellow war drummers? Asari Dokubo comes from a part of the country that have known negligence all through its years of existence. He comes from the minority ethnic group whose natural resources the Northerners have looted and impoverished over the years and yet when his kinsman is opportune to occupy the sit of power, the same Northerners who have looted the resources of his land are threatening violence and hell like it is the same way the Southerners did to them in all their many years of evil, corruption and plunder? To put it mildly, the North is an ingrate of a neighbour; talking about the proverbial people that bites the finger that fed them. Asari Dokubo has every reason to reciprocate every threat and beat the war drums. The Northern elites have been over-tolerated, such that they have over-estimated their importance. What manner of madness is this? When the Southerners want to disintegrate and become an autonomous region, they’ll say no way, now the South wants to get a shot at power, they are giving everyone sleepless nights. It is hightime someone informs these unuseful Northern cabal that we are satiated with their dramas and buffonery! Gone are the days of “BORN TO RULE”, “I AM SUPERIOR”, etc if they cannot live peacefully with the rest of the nation, they should just disintegrate. We are sick of their nonsense! Nobody is willing to tolerate their excesses any longer. Gone are the days we use to babysit jackasses, now its an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth! Please let Asari Dokubo be; for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction! Asari Dokubo is reacting in tandem with natural irritability which all the Southerners do share!!