Random Musings by @JulietKego: Of History And the Lessons We Fail to Learn

 

Hate-It-has-caused-a-lot of problems quote by Maya Angelou

Very, very, long post but based on the different stories appearing on my FB timeline, decided to get this out there. Thanks for your patience in reading.

I think one of the biggest tragedies in the Nigerian State is the expunging of history as a taught course in our curriculum. Until we fully come to terms with our past, we are prone to repeating a vicious cycle of mistakes.

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#13. The Night the Soldiers Came.

“The world is waking up to Boko Haram. More than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped from their classes last month remain missing. A car bomb in Abuja on 1 May killed at least 19 people. I live in fear of Boko Haram. The group’s insurgency began in Nigeria in 2009.” ~Kyari Mohammed, Teacher, Yola, Adamawa State, North East Nigeria (Culled from Guardian Africa, the guardian.com, 05/02/14)

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