It would be nice to live in a just, fair, equitable and egalitarian world where everyone is treated as an equal. However, the reality of human existence in 2021 is that the strong dominate the weak
 Emily Lockhard wrote: “See the world as it is, not as you wish it would be.” Basically, that means us that we have to live on the planet as it is and now how we wish it should be
 When I look at the passion, commitment, zeal, energy and determination of the Taliban, I am still gobsmacked. How could 100,000 Taliban rag tags soldiers overcome 300,000 well trained and US-equipped Afghan soldiers?
 Margaret Thatcher once said to her Conservative Party: “Marxists work 18 hours a day to further their cause. We have to do likewise if we want to further ours too.” Do Nigerians realise that certain countries work 24 hours a day to double industrial output and to resolve their internal differences?
 When 300,000 men drop their weapons and flee from 100,000 ill-trained zealots as just happened in Afghanistan, do they really have the moral right to complain when they are oppressed, beheaded, have their limps amputated, etc?
 In Nigeria, we have a similar scenario whereby Boko Haram, Iswap, and the Fulani herdsman are passionate about their murderous cause and go all out to push it with unprecedented fervour. If you are dancing owambe and spraying cash while your enemy is strategising, you deserve to get dominated
 What I find totally unacceptable is when people who think life is just one big carnival suddenly wake up, they start screaming secession as if it will solve any of their problems. With their penchant for just parties, parties, parties and parties, even if they were given their phantom republics, these their more determined neighbours would still invade and colonise them
 One of the Fulani man’s greatest strengths is his access to information. Have you not noticed that he carries his radio everywhere with him? While you were busy feasting, he was getting information about global developments. How will he not dominate you?
 For me, the tragedy of Nigeria is that we have not managed to harness the strength of the diverse ethnic groups. When you take the determination of the Fulani, the industrious nature of Ndigbo and the confidence of the Yoruba, if you harnessed it together and added all the qualities of the minorities to the package, you would have an unbeatable formula. A G-7 economy and global super power
 For me, the biggest lesson to learn from the Taliban resurgence is that fortune favours the brave. In 2001, the Taliban was finished but through sheer determination they have bounced back. Let that be a lesson to all Nigerians. Determination and sheer willpower can make you achieve unprecedented things