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Tinubu will kill Nigeria for others to resurrect it

If care is not taken, Nigeria will go through tribal, religious and economic class upheavals and revolutions over the next few years.

Though I have spent the last few decades trying to educate people through books, documentaries and a think tank towards a peaceful progressive development, I am gradually losing hope and reassessing some of my peers logic that a bloody revolution is necessary to change a system rotten from head to tail. They argued that no nation has become great without long spells of instability before finding the best way forward. China went through decades of upheaval, so did England, USA, Russia where millions were killed or displaced before they finally settled down to sustainable development. It appears Nigeria has exhausted all gentleman’s agreement to progress towards an egalitarian society.

Rotational presidency was to create a culturally fair and just leadership selection, however a Tinubu presidency has effectively killed the egalitarian dream. And, also that of restructuring since his main backing is the anti-restructuring Northern Afroasiatic powerbase. Igbos, Deltans and Middlebelters are no fools to continue with a system biased against them. So, what we will see is a cultural revolution led by the minorities whose combined numbers are greater than that of the Northwest or Southwest.

Tinubu presidency has not only served a death kneel to our just political coexistence by going against cultural justice and cooperation of rotational presidency, but also against religious tolerance and cooperation. In addition to the Southwest taking Southeast’s turn, his Muslim-Muslim ticket will create long term problems since the Christians won’t support a return of power to the Muslim North nor would the North support a Northern Christian after Tinubu’s regime, otherwise the Christians will believe they are giving way to Islamic hegemony.

The most common way to ignite a revolution has been economics – tax and exploitative governance by an opulent insensitive regime. In USA, the American Revolution started with the Boston Tea Party, protesting British exploitative taxes without representation. In France, the revolution was ignited by the loss of it’s Haitian slave colony that provided the bulk of it’s foreign income, leading to fall in the income of the middle class and masses, while the monarchy still flaunted the trappings of wealth. In Russia, the First World War deprivations felt across the society led to the Bolsheviks Revolution, even though there had been rumblings over the immoral opulence of the Tsar ruling class.

President Tinubu’s irresponsible removal of the oil subsidies that the masses and production system relied upon, with no accompanying noticeable cut in the cost of governance and exuberance of the political class, is pushing the masses to the brink. Based on his precedence, Tinubu can’t give what he doesn’t have since for 24yrs of Tinubu’s direct and indirect governance of Lagos, the thrust of his governance was increased taxation of the poor and reduce government social responsibility. This is the economic trajectory of Tinubus leadership which on a national scale can rightly be called neo-liberal economics.

Neo-liberal economic policies came from the early 1980s Reagan-Thatcher conservative era backed by the Chicago School of Economics led by Prof Milton Friedman. It postulates the removal of government socioeconomic responsibility, removing subsidies to small and medium enterprises while allowing monopolies to fester. Trickle down economics, some called it. This is an economic ideology that has failed across Africa and brought huge income inequalities that destablizes the political systems, and brings governments down.

Unfortunately, the coloniality of knowledge has miseducated Tinubu and the political and intelligentsia to blindly follow the neo-liberal economic model. While the USA, UK, France have gone to wars to keep petrol cost down for their local production, Africans are advised to remove government responsibility to keep petrol prices down for their own local production.

Tinubu in one swoop removed petrol subsidies upon which the economy’s production system rested. Removed educational subsides and exponentially increased school fees in a country of 50% literacy rate. Removed government administration of the forex system, resulting in the crash of the Naira when over 70% of our raw materials and our durable manufactues like cars are imported. So imagine the negative multiplier effects of a follow follow neo-liberal economic policy across the economy.

Despite removing government socioeconomic responsibility, he still intends to increase citizen socioeconomic responsibilities by increasing direct and indirect taxes and fees by 300% in the poverty capital of the world. He has announced the widening of the tax net, especially to the markets, and to farms with the reintroduction of marketing boards known to sap profits of farmers for politicians and bureaucrats. With the complete implosion of our economic system, it doesn’t take a psychic to see we are fast moving towards a class revolution whereby the poor will rise to destroy the rich political class.

However, despite the economic deprivations through reduced Government socioeconomic responsibility and taxing the poor, Tinubu could still avert a revolution if he had the knowledge and will to not only drastically reduce the obscene cost of governance, but most importantly build the economic liberating infrastructure to bring about an industrial takeoff to provide employment for the tens of millions unemployed and in abject poverty.

There are only two ways in times like these that the political class can mobilize the people away from revolution, which is either by going to foreign war for resources or to engage in massive economic liberating infrastructural development, coupled with sloganeering and the posture of a leadership with it’s sleeves rolled up, leading the sacrifice and war against poverty/underdevelopment from the front.

Obviously, Tinubu can’t go to war like Western democracies do, and nothing in his 24yrs of governance shows that he knows or is interested in building massive industrial infrastructure. In his 24yrs of governance, Tinubu only built a mere 16kms of Metroline out of a possible 160kms that would have transformed the Lagos economy.

Only, and ONLY, an accelerated industrial development by declaring an economic state of emergency for three years to build at least 3,000kms of standard guage railways, three West to East Railways – Lagos-Calabar, Ilorin to Yola, Sokoto to Maiduguri, could provide enough employment through iron and steel sector. Anything else is mere management of a neocolonial economy. A complex railway network being the largest steel and chemical framework, is globally known to start the process of innovation that births technological development and industrialization.

Unfortunately, Tinubu vision is limited to conscripting 500,000 youth to the army with Agbado, Gaari and Beans. Once again, the coloniality of knowledge sources has miseducated him to believe that agriculture and agro-allied industries is the route to industrialization. In reality, Agriculture byproducts and multiplier effects are limited to processing of food, beverages and tobacco, while railways multiplier effects and byproducts are heavy industries of automobiles, electronics and production of durable manufactures. Comparatively, for every billion Naira spent in agriculture and railways, railways will produce at least ten times more jobs.

In conclusion, based on the cultural, religious and economic quagmires outlined above, Tinubu’s renewed hope is that of provoking a revolution through cultural, religious and economic injustices. We saw how the Senate joked about letting the poor breathe, which shows that the poor have to wrestle for anything they need. The current system is not self-regulating and in order to birth a new just sustainable system with a higher moral political consciousness, some analysts state there can be no birth without blood letting.

Fasoranti/Falae Akudaaya leadership joke on Afenifere

I was watching the recent Anikulapo film when I recieved a call from a close friend, ‘Guy, Tinubu don buy your Papa and your grandpapa join!’, he laughed and added ‘Upon all your noise’, refering to my articles vehemently criticizing Tinubu buying delegates, bishops and anything, dead or alive, in pursuit of his presidential ambition. Tinubu silenced the talking drum saying, “Iwo la ri bawi, Iwo lari bawi, to gba Aya won tio gba Iya won, Iwo lari bawi” (you are to blame, for snatching their wives and not snatching their mothers, you are to blame). It’s on.

In Yoruba mythology, Akudaaya is a concept of those who have died but refuse to go to heaven, and stick around disturbing the living. Like in the film I was watching, Fasoranti resigned, killing his Afenifere leadership, but miraculously his Afenifere leadership was resurrected with a pouch or spiritual bullion van sent by a bird of unclear identity that could be a BAT or Akalamagbo. Chief Falae and Abagun Kole Omololu appear to be the Anikulapo that raised the dead leadership with Akalamagbo pouch, but why?

Put aside whether the motivation was money or anything. Nor is anyone criticizing their right of freedom of choice to support Tinubu as single citizens. There are profound implications of Abagun Kole Omololu’s scam of using a whatsapp group, Conscience of Yoruba Nation, without informing we the members, to gather anti-Afenifere APC members to give Afenifere endorsement to Tinubu. The worst was Pa Fasonranti and Falaes attempted Afenifere leadership coup, not only trying to divide and discredit Afenifere, but specifically targeting Yorubas long term political viability by derailing our unity with Igbos and the rest of South and Middlebelt, based on equity and justice, and also inciting Yoruba divisions between Akure Ara Ilu Oke and Ijebu-Lagos axis.

This cultural and political unity has been the core of my work for the last 29yrs that led to my books, articles, conference, think tank supported by Chief Falae, my mentor and my father’s childhood friend, and Fasonranti, my first teacher in Nigeria that was influential in my parents marrying, being a friend of my maternal grandfather. So you can imagine how I felt when these two giants on whose shoulders I stood, betrayed not only me, but the clan, Akure, Afenifere, Yorubas and the entire indigenous African civilization. Haa Baba ko ba ma ti se eyin, it shouldn’t have been you!

Somehow it appears the universe/God is playing a cruel joke on me that has made a career of calling for revolution against the older generation status quo for selling us out, to make that revolution start from my own household. Yet some claim for the sake of traditional respect, I shouldn’t criticize them in public. Its okay for me to criticize other peoples fathers like Obasanjo, Alaafin Adeyemi, Akintoye or any of the older generation that at some point was deemed working against our civilizational benefits but when my own fathers do worse, I should keep quiet. If I do, the name Justice I have answered for nearly 60yrs becomes injustice/selective justice. I would lose all moral authority to analyze and criticize the status quo and should just hang up my gloves used to fight for universal justice and original African civilizationism that would create the second and balancing powerbase needed to stabilize Nigeria and uplift the Black Race.

It is obvious that Tinubu didn’t court them for voters recruitment, since they were no longer politically active, but for the sole purpose to distract, derail and destroy the Afenifere they built and were meant to pass to the coming generations. The worst is that to support Tinubu’s campaign based on instigating hatred between Yoruba and Igbo, Chief Falae/Fasoranti are instigating a break up of Yoruba by instigating an Akure Ara Ilu Oke versus Ijebu Lagos. Akure and Ekitis are known for uprightness and principles. So, if Fasoranti/Falae disappoint themselves due to deteriorating pockets and thinking faculties as a result of old age, the greater disappointment would be if we the younger generations don’t kick against it, and just fold our arms as Afenifere is torn apart and Akure end up being ostracized by fellow Yorubas.

Contrary to the perception that it was Baba Adebanjo that singlehandedly choose to support Obi, it was under Fasoranti/Falae leadership that the decision for cultural justice through restructuring and rotational presidency evolved. Specifically, Chief Falae had led the first handshake with Igbos, and running up to the Confab, when the Middlebelt reached out to the South to send different representatives for dialogue towards common aspiration, the South collective responded that the South speaks with one voice and put forward Chief Falae to represent us. The unity between Yoruba, Igbos and the rest of the South and Middlebelt was what made the Confab successful, and the aftermath was the creation of the South and Middlebelt Leadership Forum (SMBLF). We thank God for sparing Adebanjo life to stand firm on truth, Equity and Justice has he had done with Falaes presidential candidacy in 1999.

For the last 14yrs, Chief Falae and I have had engaging deep ideological discussions, basically about the common genetic and cultural origins of Yoruba, Igbo and all other ethncities of South and Middlebelt. The other important topic was the science of Precession of the Equinox, the Biblical Third Apocalyptic Horseman which is the end of selective justice of religious, political and ethnic dogma of the last two thousand years, giving way to a new era of universal justice and the rise of the Black Race. The Era of Might is Right (gangster’s paradise) giving way to the Era of Right is Might (Omoluabi), especially from March 2023 when if the quest of peaceful justice is truncated, masses throughout the world, especially the youth will start rising violently in a quest for Justice. Nigeria has the fastest growing youth in the world, and the most disenfranchised so the youth might rise against those aged 55 that are about 5% but hold 95% of economic and political power.

Our discussions led to decisive action that we of the South and Middlebelt Original African civilization, whose societies evolved on Ifa-Afa-Iha-Eha-Fa, must come together based on the Omoluabi principles of equity and justice for every group regardless the size, implied in restructuring and rotational presidency. To compliment the sociopolitical unity of SMBLF, I set out, with the help of Afenifere, paramount monarchs of South and Middlebelt ethncities to create the African Sociocultural Harmony and Enlightenment to disseminate scientific and cultural information to enable people understand they are just a continuum of dialects of the same civilization balkanized into tribes by the European colonists. Chief Falae led the Afenifere delegation to Enugu for the Handshake across Niger. We even had in-depth discussions on who or how to choose an Igbo candidate to support, and these were all during Fasoranti leadership. Even when Fasoranti retired the discussions continued and they obviously supported the progressive ideals until Tinubu happened.

It was unbelievable Chief Falae could endorse Tinubu that he had pilloried for the past 20yrs. Infact I wept unconsolably seeing the giants I stood on their shoulders diminish themselves and the Yoruba collective in public. Chief Falae, an economist and past Finance minister even went as far as saying that he would feel at ease to retire under Tinubu presidency who he claimed had advanced and revolutionized Lagos economy. That’s when my jaw dropped completely. Yes, we have heard how Tinubu buys everybody, but there is also a spiritual allegation that the APC broom turned upwards sweeps away reasoning which is why people voted Buhari, a democracy killing coup plotter as president.

To add to the absurdity of political and institutional Akudaayaism of bringing back a dead leadership to overthrow a current leadership and executive committee, knowing Afenifere is not a personal institution or Oye Idile, Chief Falae, the Economist par excellence that inspired me to read Economics, claimed Tinubu that has arrested Lagos economic development for 23yrs, is the right person to advance the Nigerian economy! What economic statistics, if not a bank alert, inspired the belief that the structure of Lagos economy has changed since the colonists left. Buying and selling, without durable manufacturing, still accounts for the lion share of Lagos economy from the days of slavery to cash crops for imported Oyinbo goods. Agriculture contributes 1% of Lagos GDP while Manufacturing accounts for just ten percent of Lagos GDP, and is still a Gala, Guilder and Opa faaji economy as the Food, Breverages and Tobacco manufacturing subsector still accounts for 77% of the Manufacturing production. Iron and steel subsector that is the proof of an industrializing economy only accounts for 7% of the manufacturing output and less than 1% of the Lagos economic output.

Industrialization is the mechanization of work processes mainly in agriculture and transport, most especially railways that are the foundations of every industrialization, since for every job in created in railways about 15 to 20 other jobs are created across others sectors of the economy, the highest employment and income multipier in a developing economy. Therefore how can Chief Falae praise Tinubu for uplifting Lagos economy when the railways that should have been the launchpad of industrialization continues to be retarded by Tinubu, who in 23 years could only build 16km out of the required 160km of metroline, the same 23yrs (1827 to 1850) that took the USA to build 14,000kms to stimulate it’s industrialization. Lagos-Ibadan and Kaduna-Abuja about 160km took 4yrs. Instead of building the complete metroline system, Tinubu arrested it’s development, constricting 80% of Lagosian to walk or travel in Danfos, stuck in traffic 2hrs every day, costing N4.4 trillion in loss of productivity and fuel, air pollution costing N1b and over ten thousand lives every year and multiple taxation, whereby Tinubu is the only beneficiary using touts to collect money for IGR and using them as political thugs. This is what my father and mentor stood up in public to support. Fasonranti was my first teacher and Falae my last teacher over the last decade. Apparently, my teachers like Fela Teachers have taught me nonsense that they have discarded.

When rumors of a Tinubu buyout reached me, I scurried to Akure to plead with Chief Falae not to burn the house down on we his children and followers. Initially he denied, then became unclear before finally telling me over the phone that he owed nobody any explanation for the action being taken. I reminded him that from our discussions, ASHE Foundation was created, I had become Obidient movement NCC SW coordinator, and over 120 Afenifere were members of Obi’s campaign council, but he bluntly said that was our problem.

Yes, Babas just as you have the freedom to do what you believe are your economic and political preferences, we also have the freedom without an family or cultural sentiments, to do what we normally do. In my case, I analyze, criticize and strategize issues affecting our collective development, and use my pen to attack or sub whoever goes against our collective aspirations. My biological father Jaiyeola taught me never to be afraid to say the truth no matter who you might offend. Silence is consent and if your fathers, tribes or acquaintances are doing evil distance yourself, otherwise you will be swept away with the impeding Apocalypse of the 3rd Horseman/Age of Shango starting from 2023. Stand with Right, not Might. Stand with Equity, justice and progress.

Prince Justice Faloye

The Miseducation of Bola Tinubu : Divide and rule Tribalism versus SMBLF civilizationism

The Ohanifere jibe and abuse of Pa Adebanjo’s Afenifere leadership is a sign of the rising frustrations from Tinubu campaign’s failure to breed ethnic division and hatred between Yoruba and Igbo for his presidential ambition, as Lagos swings to the Obidients movement for social change. Out of ignorance of coloniality, he wants to divide the South with colonially inspired Pan Tribalistic perspectives, and the North with Abrahamic religious divisions. Unfortunately, his teachers taught him nonsense, respect to Fela Kuti, and fails to see that Obi will sweep the South and Middlebelt groups, and meritocratic core Northerners, to win in 2023 despite his fanning of tribal and religious embers.

Despite public discourse and scrutiny Tinubu’s formal education remains inconclusive, but his statement of Ohanifere leaves no doubt that he didn’t complete his political education with the Afenifere Babas, before leaving home to prostitute the little he learnt for selfish ambition which is at the verge of failure. Like the Prodigal Son while he took his inheritance and fled, those that remain home with the Old Sages went onto develop a civilizational perspective and powerbase through the South and Middlebelt groups. Worst than Prodigal Son, instead of coming home with a repetant heart, he is rascally throwing stones at his father’s house of Afenifere.

The unification of the collective aspirations of indigenous African groups organically evolved on shared values of regional and cultural justice for all, through restructuring and rotational presidency. The shared political values were not random but, as recent genetic and cultural anthropological evidence shows, indigenous groups share common genetic and cultural origins, which influences their worldview as a bonafide Original African civilization. All indigenous African societies were founded on the same duality philosophy based on 16 sector Original African Information Retrieval System aka Ifa-Afa-Iha-Fa-Efa. We all speak a contiuum dialects of the same mother language that spread across South and Middlebelt, and all the way to Southern Africa known as the Niger Congo ethnolinguistic family.

The world is roughly categorized into four civilizations – Original African, European, Afroasiatic and Asiatic civilizations. The dualistic Original civilization is based on meritocracy, Equity and universal Justice influenced by its live and let live bountiful environment, unlike the other civilizations that are linear and built on a scarcity mentality of arid and freezing wilderness that promotes excessive control through religious dogma and selective justice.

The Niger River area called Nigeria like the rest of Africa is made up of two civilizations – Original Indigenous Africans and Afroasians. Unfortunately, the Abrahamic imperialistic civilizations especially the European colonists committed epistemicide to derail our indigenous African worldviews to enable divide and rule which Tinubu is now leaning on to win. In addition to balkanizing the Original African civilization into competing tribes, the British used institutional deciet and violence to break up the Original African civilization, first by cutting off the Northern frontier of the Original African civilization, known as the Middlebelt and adding it to the Sokoto and Bornu Afroasiatic civilization to create the Northern Protectorate.

The colonial demarcation of Nigeria into Northern and Southern Protectorates, which became ingrained into our national consciousness was fundamentally flawed since it neither represented the civilizational boundaries between Southern Kaduna indigenous Africans and the Afroasiatic Zaria Emirate, nor was based on geographic center of Nigeria which is also Southern Kaduna/Abuja. Instead the Northern Afroasiatic Protectorate ate into Original African civilization territory, even below Rivers Niger and Benue. Though later amendments defined most of the Northern Original African groups as North Central, the Northernmost Original Africans of Kaduna were added to the Northwest region, while eastern flank of the Northern Indigenous Africans, the Kwararafans that had protected the Southern Original African heartland from Afroasian imperialism for centuries were added to the Northeast region.

To make matters worse was the April 1st 1939 April Fools Day breaking up of the Southern Protectorate of Original Indigenous African civilizations into East and West to start the Yoruba and Igbo rivalry which a miseducated, decivilized and tribalized Tinubu is now pushing to uncivilized genocidal proportions. Although Nnamidi Azikwe and Herbert Macaulay had come together in Lagos to unify indigenous Africans for colonial independence, the breakup of the Southern Protectorate resulted in rivalry when for the purpose of representative democracy, Yorubas rightly made Azikwe to go to the East for political power and relevance.

The schism between Yoruba and Igbos, the two most populous ethnicities of the Original African civilization paved the way for divide and rule by the Northern Afroasiatic powerbase, whereby Yorubas and Igbos took turns to being political wives of the Northern Afroasiatic civilization. The Original African civilization was splintered into a situation of each of the 300 plus Original African groups adopted a Pan Tribalistic perspective of their group plus the North against everyone. Eventually, as they took turns to being the Northern sidekicks, they gradually realized that without their civilizational unity, none of them would achieve their tribal collective aspirations. Unfortunately due to army coups that replaced our democratic dispensation in 1966 and 1983, we were not able to gather cumulative political wisdom until after 10yrs of this current dispensation, which led to the call for restructuring.

The 2014 Confab provided the opportunity not only to cement the Handshake across Niger between Yoruba and Igbos, but most important was their unity with the Original Indigenous Africans of the Middlebelt. The formation of the South and Middlebelt into the South and Middlebelt Leadership Forum that accounted for 70% of Nigerias population was a game changer, which came too late for Tinubu that had burnt bridges with the South and Middlebelt, hoping that the Northern powerbase and population would be enough for presidency.

Tinubu miscalculation is due to the miseducation and decivilization caused by 1939 April Fools Day split of the Southern Protectorate into Western and Eastern regions, fooling him to believe Nigeria is truly Wazobia with only Yorubas, Hausa-Fulani and Igbo. The miseducation led to overlooking the minorities of the Middlebelt and Delta, whose combined numbers are greater than singular numbers of Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa. Being a self centered politician, he personalized the civilizational unity to Baba Adebanjo which he termed an Ohanifere. Not knowing that it is a formidable team of Afenifere, Ohaneaze, Middlebelt Forum and Pandef. To further cut his support, his Muslim-Muslim candidacy alienated the 40 million Middlebelters that refused to succumb to the Afroasiatic Islamic civilization, wrongly termed Northern Christians.

The Tribalistic Tinubu is a clear and present danger to all indigenous Africans since his unjust presidential ambition rests on the colonially inspired Southern tribal rivalry and the continued exclusionary politics against Northern Original Africans aka Northern Christians. Just like Tinubu assembled unknown bishops to blur the Muslim Muslim ticket exclusionary politics against Middlebelts, he created a fake Afenifere and now throwing tribal insults against the paramount Yoruba sociopolitical organization, Afenifere, that is rightly unifying the South and Middlebelt on Meritocratic civilizationism, justice and equity by backing Peter Obi towards collective aspirations of regional justice through rotational presidency and restructuring, and ultimately for the profitable harmony between Original Africans and Afroasians.

Without rotational presidency to ensure justice and equity between the Original African groups, we will continue to be susceptible to divide and rule and never be able to build a powerbase to politically balance the Northern Afroasiatic powerbase, which would stabilize Nigeria on a two footed political powerbase. Therefore the minorities out of enlightened self interest will vote for Peter Obi and the fulfilmment of the rotational presidency, otherwise none of other 300 groups less populous than Igbos will ever rule, leaving only Yorubas and Hausa-Fulani to rule torever. Rather than self centered Agbero politics, the likes of Chief Ayo Adebanjo and the rest of the Afenifere, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and other Yoruba statesmen are focused on nationbuilding.

Muslim-Muslim ticket of a Northern alliance makes the South/MiddleBelt alliance the more natural powerbase

Tinubu has a very difficult decision to make in order to successfully harvest his long cultivated Northern alliance. It is easier and more probable for a Yoruba Muslim to strike an alliance with the Northern Muslim Afro-Arabic civilization. But the practicality of the alliance has become obvious with Tinubu expected to choose a representative from the Northern partners to safeguard their civilizational agenda.

If he chooses a Christian Northerner, he would be at a disadvantage against a Northern Muslim opponent in what is supposed to be his stronghold, while a Muslim-Muslim ticket is a departure from the unwritten rule to share power between the two Abrahamic sects, Islam and Christianity, representing the North and his South. So a Muslim Muslim will alienate his Southern home region.

I have long stated that the natural strategic allies of the Yorubas are South and Middlebelt groups that share the same Original African civilization, the four Indigenous African regions, and not the popular misconception of a Northern alliance.

Unfortunately, coloniality aka colomentality, has prevented the unity of South and Middlebelt since they are too culturallly derailed to understand that they share the same genetic and cultural origins as a bonafide civilization, proven beyond doubt by recent genetic and cultural anthropological evidence.

While the Northern Afroasiatic groups, despite being unrelated product of various Afroasiatic imperialism, they share the same origin of knowledge that is used to unite the Sokoto Caliphate of NW and Bornu emirate of NE.

Unfortunately the genetically and culturally related South and Middlebelt can’t unite two regions in their civilization, because they can’t unite their origin of knowledge which is tied to origin of humanity and their existence. Despite the fact that histories of Yoruba, Igbo, Ijaw and others are tied to Ife, their colonially inspired Pan Tribalistic perspectives and rivalry prevents an agreement on their origin of humanity, so their origin of knowledge can’t be unified, which prevents a unified political narrative from common origins to collective aspirations of restructuring to true federalism and devolution to citystates.

This lack of Southern and Middlebelt unity makes the North powerbase hegemonic, on whose platform the divided Southern groups come to beg for power that rightly belongs to them.

If our democracy had been allowed to evolve over 50yrs at a stretch, then it would become self evident to the South and Middlebelt that they need to unite to create a second and balancing powerbase against the Northern Afro-Arabic civilizational powerbase. The lack of a civilizational identity makes us vulnerable and mental and spiritual slaves of the Western civilization, disguised as universalism and modernism.

Moreso, the issue of the loss of civilizational identity goes far beyond just politically challenging the North or Western Powers. For the lack of knowledge a people perish, so like a river that forgets it’s source, we run dry social, economically, technologically and every other aspect of our collective consciousness.

For one, civilizations come in hand with civilizational goods that create a global market and economic prosperity as it extends to every other thing produce within the civilization. Before the Abrahamic epistemicide of our African civilization, kola, beads and other Ifa-Afa-Iha-Fa-Efa paraphernalia were the economic backbone of our civilization. However, the European bastardized our Ifa-Afa-Iha-Fa-Efa knowledge banks with Esu/Ekwensu, turned our kolanuts into Coca Cola, and used the profits from imitating our beads to build cities like Bristol.

The lack of a civilizational perspective prevents a global worldview and globalization of virtues and benefits of the civilization, since they are being viewed as tribal and incomplete.

Original Indigenous African civilization is based on the 16 sector African Information Retrieval System aka Ifa-Afa-Iha-Fa-Efa. Instead of bring together the compendium of history and knowledge to make a whole, we are focused on selling our ‘tribal’ heirlooms to dollar paying customers in the West. Babalawos/Dibias will rather courting the dollar paying Diaspora and Whites than unite with their ethnic neighbors across the Niger River.

A comparative analysis and unification of our episteme as a civilization will imbue a scientific approach that would enable us to decipher the encoded knowledge as science and philosophy from which we can make new civilizational goods.

An Original African civilizational perspective will also improve the work ethics and sense of belonging that will strive for global racial parity.

Until we get our Original African civilizational home and unity right, our best politicians will be bending back and grovel on the Northern Afroasiatic civilizational platforms for federal power.

Charity begins at home. Our cultural and sociopolitical leadership needs to decolonized our thinking and reverse the colonial balkanization of the Original African civilization,which was broken into West and East regions of the Southern Protectorate, and wrongly adding a third to the Northern Protectorate as the Middlebelt. They must change the wrong perspective of North and South by correctly showing that the geographic center, Abuja/South Kaduna is actually the boundary of the Original African civilization aka South.

Until then, the likes of Tinubu will be constrained as Yoruba Muslims aligned to a Muslim North whose Afroasiatic civilizational agenda is different from our Original African civilizational agenda of South and Middlebelt.