Fraternities are Viruses in Nigeria: Part 5 (Extended)

In FAVIN (Fraternities are Viruses in Nigeria) Part 5 (see: the issue articulated was the presence of Cheaters, Grudgers and Suckers in the membership constitution of UCGFs (University Campus Grown Fraternities) based on the understanding of Richard Dawkins’ The Selfish Gene. From keener observation, that there is another prevalent category of character within UCGFs that has a more insidious character and may be more of a threat to unsuspecting members of the fraternity and society than the dreaded Cheater. Continue reading

Fraternities are Viruses in Nigeria: Part 6


If you live in a home with illustrious parents with lots of affluence and you have brothers, there is a reasonable likelihood that you have a member of a UCGF in your household. Fact! The main insidious practices of the Cheaters that run UCGFs have always been to recruit as many members of high ability (used as Suckers) and those with inherited high social status in their ranks (also Suckers). Members of UCGFs from humble backgrounds simply make up the numbers and used as cannon fodder. Continue reading

Fraternities are Viruses in Nigeria: Part 5

Jolly Roger

If you have read “Fraternities are Viruses in Nigeria” parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 you will not need any introduction to the hypocrisy and psychopathy of UCGFs (University Campus Grown Fraternities). UCGFs are simply organisations that trumpet the ‘mantra of altruism and selflessness’ to society and their own unwitting members while in reality they are driven by creating ‘selfish social genes’ and breeding cadres of Suckers, Cheaters and Grudgers. Continue reading

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