Dele Sobowale Blog

POULTRY SECTOR AS METAPHOR FOR OUR PROBLEMS. 0

POULTRY SECTOR AS METAPHOR FOR OUR PROBLEMS.

“Governing Italians is not impossible; it is merely useless.” Benito Mussolini, 1883-1945. Italian Fascist leader.  Mussolini was fortunate; he had Italians to govern and not Nigerians. He would have shot himself long before his...

BUDGET 2018 IS A TEST OF OUR FAITH AND PATRIOTISM. 0

BUDGET 2018 IS A TEST OF OUR FAITH AND PATRIOTISM.

  “Faith is a sounder guide than reason. Reason can only go so far, but faith has no limits.” Blaise Pascal, 1623-1662. (VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ p 54.)  Budgeting has never been and...

NIGERIA IS ON THE BRINK OF A PROXY WAR 0

NIGERIA IS ON THE BRINK OF A PROXY WAR

 On Sunday, November 5, 2017, members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly known as Shi’ites during their annual Arbeen trek were intercepted and for reasons still unclear, gun shots were fired and two...

BLAMING GOVERNORS FOR OUR COLLECTIVE FAULTS – 1 0

BLAMING GOVERNORS FOR OUR COLLECTIVE FAULTS – 1

“Every country gets the government it deserves.”  Joseph De Maistre 1753-1821.  And every state of Nigeria has the Governor and government it deserves — despite our penchant for criticizing the same people majority of...

HOW TO INCREASE TURNOVER BY 20% AND REDUCE COSTS 0

HOW TO INCREASE TURNOVER BY 20% AND REDUCE COSTS

 Most producers of Made-In-Nigeria products ultimately fail, not because their products are of inferior quality as many people assume, but because they don’t sell up to their sales potential and because the cost of...

WITH SUCH FRIENDS BUHARI NEEDS NO ENEMIES 0

WITH SUCH FRIENDS BUHARI NEEDS NO ENEMIES

“What does corrupting time not diminish?” Horace, 65-8 BC. Civilian President Buhari, in 2017, the expected dragon-slayer, who developed a reputation as Military Head of State, 1984-85, for fighting corruption to a standstill is...

THANKS MINISTER AUDU OGBEH FOR YAM INITIATIVE – 2 0

THANKS MINISTER AUDU OGBEH FOR YAM INITIATIVE – 2

“Faith is a sounder guide than reason. Reaon can only go so far, but faith has no limits.”  Blaise Pascal, French philosopher, 1623-1662. “Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.” Elton...

THANKS MINISTER AUDU OGBEH FOR THE YAM INITIATIVE. –1 0

THANKS MINISTER AUDU OGBEH FOR THE YAM INITIATIVE. –1

“Many of life’s failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” Thomas Edison, 1847-1931. US inventor. To which President Theodore Roosevelt, 1858-1919, added that “He...

WHY FAYOSE SHOULD RUN FOR PRESIDENT 0

WHY FAYOSE SHOULD RUN FOR PRESIDENT

 Governor Fayose’s decision to run for the presidency in 2019 has predictably induced the sort of loud condemnation that should be expected from Nigerians. Even those who are not card-carrying members of the Peoples...

SENATE IS IN A FIX ON $5 BILLION LOAN REQUEST 1

SENATE IS IN A FIX ON $5 BILLION LOAN REQUEST

“So, if you have continuing rise in debt, the interest payment will rise, and then, it will consume a large part of any revenue that you collect and you won’t  be able to use...