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RUGA: THROWING AWAY THE BABY WITH THE BIRTH WATER – 2

RUGA: THROWING AWAY THE BABY WITH THE BIRTH WATER – 2

“Opportunity once lost, can never be regained.” Old adage. Teachers in the first half of the last century invariably attempted to blend philosophy and ethics with whatever they taught us. I remember late Mr...

FOOD SCARCITY, BANNED IMPORTS AND THE GRIM REAPER

FOOD SCARCITY, BANNED IMPORTS AND THE GRIM REAPER

“An army marches on its stomach.” Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821.VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ, p 14. Nigeria has two armies. The first army, called “a nation within a nation”, is the one headed by General...

RUGA:  THROWING THE BABY OUT WITH THE BATH WATER.

RUGA: THROWING THE BABY OUT WITH THE BATH WATER.

“If you can keep your head when all about you/ Are losing theirs and blaming it on you…Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it….you’ll be a man..” Rudyard Kipling, 1865-1936. The title...

MORE REASONS WHY NIGERIA WILL NOT MOVE 100 MILLION OUT OF POVERTY IN TEN YEARS.

MORE REASONS WHY NIGERIA WILL NOT MOVE 100 MILLION OUT OF POVERTY IN TEN YEARS.

VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS READ@100.00 ONLY. CLICK è=>  https://www.delesobowale.com/product/readn100-vanguard-book-of-quotations/ “Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.”Brewer Stock. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOATIONS, VBQ, p 202. “I’ll require a formidable cabinet for the task ahead.”President Buhari,...

AKPABIO: THE MAKING OF A POLITICAL “CLOWN”.

AKPABIO: THE MAKING OF A POLITICAL “CLOWN”.

“From the sublime to the ridiculous there is only one step.”Thomas Paine, 1737-1809. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS. https://www.delesobowale.com/pay-as-u-read/ Falling off the mountain of power can result in some unpleasant consequences. And, for a columnist...

FIVE REASONS NIGERIA WILL REMAIN POVERTY CAPITAL UNTIL 2023.

FIVE REASONS NIGERIA WILL REMAIN POVERTY CAPITAL UNTIL 2023.

“….with leadership and a sense of purpose, we can lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in ten years.” President Buhari, June 12, 2019 in Abuja.  Possibly, several of the card carrying members of...

AKPABIO: THE MAKING OF A POLITICAL “CLOWN”.

AKPABIO: THE MAKING OF A POLITICAL “CLOWN”.

“From the sublime to the ridiculous there is only one step.”Thomas Paine, 1737-1809. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS.Falling off the mountain of power can result in some unpleasant consequences. And, for a columnist who must...

DEATH OF HOPE ON JUNE 12 2019.

DEATH OF HOPE ON JUNE 12 2019.

“Leadership is always somewhat mysterious. Leadership can be summed up in two words: intelligence and integrity, or to use two synonyms, competence and character.” John Brademas. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ. This article was...

THANKS ALHAJI DANGOTE BUT BUHARI DOESN’T READ.

THANKS ALHAJI DANGOTE BUT BUHARI DOESN’T READ.

“How do you have economic growth without power? So, no power, no growth because without power there can’t be growth.“Egypt increased its electricity by 10 gigawatts, which is equivalent to 10,000 megawatts in 18...

NEXT LEVEL IS PURE ANARCHY

NEXT LEVEL IS PURE ANARCHY

“The Katsina State Government has cancelled all activities lined up for the inauguration ceremony of the new administration in the state.”PUNCH, May 24, 2019, p 2.The government gave its reasons. “The decision on a...