Esu: A metaphor for social justice and reform - Part 2
Every human society, to be peaceful and progressive, must be just. Both Western and African ancient thoughts agree on this. The pioneer of Western thoughts, Socrates, once said that a society...
Esu: A metaphor for social justice and reform
The stability of the cosmos depends on Esu (Devil). Yet, he delights in mischief – Babatunde Lawal. Once upon a time in a pristine African society, life was absurd at its best. Human life was largely devoid of meaning. Few succeeded with difficulties; the majority did not and didn’t know why. Many laboured but in…
Music…A force for socio-political change
Music and social justice have always been natural partners. Throughout history, music has mingled with social justice, as colourful tones, pulsating rhythms and meaningful lyrics
‘Ruling class frustrating Nigerians’ quest for social justice’
Immediate past chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru M. Jega, has blamed the widening poverty in Nigeria on the shoulders of the country’s ruling class.
Social justice cannot be achieved without ethical leadership
The achievement of Social Justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society. This is measured by the distribution of wealth, opportunities and privileges within a society. Social Justice rooted in values of equality, justice, respect for diversity....