Corruption. The Encarta dictionary published in 2008 sees this over-flogged word as dishonesty for personal gain. The Rotarian Magazine once ran a lead article on it, beginning with a question to readers – have you ever taken a corporate pen home to use for writing things that are personal? That sounded over the top but […]


One of the proverbs among the Ibibio-speaking people of Nigeria as translated is, “An older person is older in wisdom.” This has become an axiom particularly when wisdom and knowledge are regarded as synonymous and learning through experience could lead to wisdom and wisdom arises from accumulated experience.             However, this axiom used over the […]