Simpa Aweh

Peace, A Panacea For African Development

It is no longer news that the African continent can be likened to a man who is suffering from an illness whose cure is right in front of his house but yet he ignores it. His case is even more challenging because he is aware of this cure but refuses […]

The Brotherhood Between Peace And Apology, And Its Relationship With The Nigerian Civil War (1957-1960) 1

In 1962, Nelson Mandela was arrested and imprisoned. After a court trial, popularly known as the Rivonia trial, he was charged for treason and subsequently sentenced to life imprisonment. Nelson Mandela spent a total of 27 years in prison, where he shuttled between Robben Island, Pollsmoor and Victor Verster prisons, respectively. Mandela was […]

Changing Democracy Day to June 12 in Nigeria

On June 12, 1993, elections were held in Nigeria for the first time since the 1983 military coup. This election was won by an astute business man, Moshood Kashimawo Olawole Abiola, a candidate for the Social Democratic Party. For the first time since the coup, Nigeria held its fairest election, […]

Sudan: A Case Study For World Peace

“Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.” This statement is relevant to the African situation. This has been proven by the yearning and the clinging of African presidents and head of states to power. This happens even when it is clear that the economy is deteriorating, and its citizens are suffering. […]

ISIL Fighters Lose The Last Stronghold In Syria

“I have come into this world to see this: the sword drops from men’s hands even at the height of their arc of rage because we have finally realized there is just one flesh we can wound”- « David Whyte The impact of the Syrian war which started with an […]