So it is a choice between corruption and economic incompetence coated with faux integrity vs corruption and gross corruption coated with pseudo economic brilliance.
On the day after attending Buhari’s inauguration, I reached out to one of my campaign contacts to find out what was going to happen next. Since the campaign team of which he had an important role had delivered an improbable victory, it was “obvious” that the same team and he would help run the government. […]
The list of noisemakers Ministers comes out today. There is ONE Ministry that I think would ensure Nigeria grows aggressively in the next few years. The Ministry of Regional Development. This would be made up of 6 Ministers. One in charge of each of the Geopolitical Zone they come from. Basically, NDDC for each of the […]
Before dismissing me as an SEO scavenger due to my choice of title, first understand the double entendre at play. Inasmuch as the backgrounds of Buhari, Nigeria’s President and Corbyn couldn’t be more different, (soldier vs. activist) they have a lot of likeness and for that, I like the both of them. For those that […]
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe – Abraham Lincoln The quote above best summarises what I think of Buhari’s first 100 days. But I’d like to expatiate a bit using an extended analogy that factors in the perception of Nigerians vis-à-vis the […]
Unlike in the Presidential Elections, I am not vested in the Lagos Guber race between APC and PDP For APC Lagos – although the Fashola/Tinubu combo have arguably been the best performers in Nigerian governance, their handling of a couple of things leave a lot to be desired. For PDP – It’s PDP. Back to […]
My fellow citizen, I write this to bring awareness to something crucial as we approach the final stretch of the most important election Nigeria has ever had. Although a lot of us are on different sides of the aisle, quite a number of us want to get to the same destination, a great Nigeria. Most […]
The West African security source said several hundred foreigners were involved in running major offensive operations against Boko Haram, and were being paid around $400 a day in cash. via Nigeria drafts in foreign mercenaries to take on Boko Haram | Reuters. Rather than empower our soldiers and train millions of our unemployed and capable […]