The National Association of Seadogs (NAS) International, Netherlands Chapter held the first of its Annual Seminar at the Institute of Development Studies (ISS), The Hague, Netherlands on the 22nd May 2004.
The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), a.k.a. Pyrates Confraternity wishes to fore-warn the nation that the current overheating of the Nigerian political system by some politicians will consume all those involved if allowed to ignite. NAS will take all necessary steps to ensure the survival of democracy in Nigeria.
The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), a.k.a. Pyrates Confraternity reacts with deep sadness to the news of Obasanjo's tongue lashing of the Christian president, Rev. Pam in Jos. This must be considered quite unfortunate and a low blow for our country. The President's action is most disrespectful of the institution of the clergy and the God that they represent.
The National Association of Seadogs is deeply saddened by the recent events that has once again brought our dear country untold grief and suffering. Specifically, the orgy of violence in the name of God in Kaduna and a few other northern States, which were replied in the eastern States of Abia and Imo, has left this association grieving.
Some events are happening rapidly that threaten our nascent democracy:
The broad theme of the colloquium was "Cult and Violence: Way Out". Four papers were delivered while there were three discussants under the Chairmanship of Prof. Wole Soyinka. The papers were presented by;