Our History

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The fascination of history is that no state of affairs persists for ever and it is in its turning points that history’s greatest moments are to be found: The points where events take a new direction.

The best known turning point is in the story of creation itself as recorded in the Bible in the book of Genesis 1:1:

“And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.”

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“One man with an idea in his head is in danger of being considered a madman, two men with the same idea in common may be foolish, but can hardly be mad; ten men sharing an idea begin to act, a hundred draw attention as fanatics, a thousand and society begins to tremble, a hundred thousand and there is war abroad, and the cause has victories tangible and real; and why only a hundred thousand? Why not a hundred million and peace upon the earth? You and I who agree together, it is we who have to answer that question.”.

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Our Future

There is very little left to be said about the problem with Nigeria because of the labour and efforts of Nigeria’s legion of commentators and columnists and the fact that our experience is not unique. The history of human affairs has a way of always repeating itself: as it was, so it is, and so it will be. The challenge is to move Nigeria on to the next phase of our history...

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Our Commitment

The Genesis Project is committed to bringing all the people of Nigeria out of the reign of darkness and into the light. Towards this end we will:...

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Books

firefox Ghosts of Empire
by Kwesi Kwarteng

This powerful new book addresses the realities of the British Empire from its inception to its demise, questioning the nature of its glory and cataloguing both the inadequacies of its ideals and the short-termism of its actions.

firefox The Law, the Lawyers and the Lawless
by Dele Ogun

An autobiographical story of a social and professional journey from the rainforest of West Africa to the English Bar; a journey from one world to a complete other. It is like the voyage of David Livingstone, but only in reverse.

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