Monthly Archive: July 2017

THE EXECUTIVE VERSUS THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND GOVERNORS

THE EXECUTIVE VERSUS THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND GOVERNORS

“Wisdom in people consists of the anticipation of consequences.” US Editor. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ p 274.   There is a quiet war which started in Abuja and which is gradually spreading to...

TWO CAPTAINS, ONE SHIP, NO DESTINATION

TWO CAPTAINS, ONE SHIP, NO DESTINATION

“Governments are best classified by considering who are the “somebodies” they are in fact endeavouring to satisfy.” Alfred North Whitehead, 1861-1947. Two captains in a ship is a veritable prescription for a shipwreck. One...

INTELS, NPA AND THE NATIONAL INTEREST

INTELS, NPA AND THE NATIONAL INTEREST

“An organization is the lengthened shadow of one man [or woman].” Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1883.  Seldom does any appointment by the President bring about a deep feeling that a grave mistake has been made...

SECOND NIGER BRIDGE EASTWEST ROAD AS METAPHORS FOR OUR POLITICAL ECONOMY WOES.

SECOND NIGER BRIDGE EASTWEST ROAD AS METAPHORS FOR OUR POLITICAL ECONOMY WOES.

“The Ministry of Finance has not yet released any cash for the Second Niger Bridge; so no money was returned.” Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Minister of Power, Works and Housing. In that short sentence, Fashola...

APC: SAND HOUSE BUILT WITH SPITTUM ON A SEA SHORE.

APC: SAND HOUSE BUILT WITH SPITTUM ON A SEA SHORE.

“All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.” Dr. J Arbuthnot, 1667-1735. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTES p 191. It took the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, sixteen years to demolish itself. The...