Monthly Archive: January 2018

THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF HERDSMEN/FARMER CLASHES.

THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF HERDSMEN/FARMER CLASHES.

“It is unthinkable that wisdom should be popular.” Johann Goethe, 1749-1832. Several mini-wars are raging in Nigeria at once and many more might erupt as news flashes of real and imagined Fulani herdsmen attacks...

BUHARI’S BIGOTRY AND INCOMPETENCE THREATENING NIGERIA – 2

BUHARI’S BIGOTRY AND INCOMPETENCE THREATENING NIGERIA – 2

“O! What a tangled web we weave/ When first we practice to deceive.” Sir Walter Scott, 1771-1832 “Seven states of the North are only represented in my cabinet by junior ministers…In Southeast, I got...

WE ARE PAYING THE PRICE FOR RAPE OF AGATU

WE ARE PAYING THE PRICE FOR RAPE OF AGATU

 “Let then hate; as long as they fear.” Lucius Accius, 170-85 BC.  Killer herdsmen have finally grabbed the entire nation by the scrotum. Suddenly, everybody who was deaf, indifferent and callous about the rape...

WHEN SILENCE IS NOT GOLDEN ON 2018 BUDGET

WHEN SILENCE IS NOT GOLDEN ON 2018 BUDGET

“The economist, like anyone else, must concern himself with the fate of man.” Alfred Marshall, 1842-1924, British Economist.  Granted the horrors of the killings in Benue, Kaduna and Taraba are too important to be...

BUHARIS BIGOTRY AND INCOMPETENCE THREATEN NIGERIAN UNITY.

BUHARIS BIGOTRY AND INCOMPETENCE THREATEN NIGERIAN UNITY.

“I am not aware that IPOB came anywhere close to this homicidal propensity and will to dominate before it was declared a terrorist organization.”  Wole Soyinka, January 2018.   “In every community, there is...

WE HAVE NO REFINERIES; WE HAVE SCRAPS

WE HAVE NO REFINERIES; WE HAVE SCRAPS

  “The corporation’s refineries should be allowed to wither away in our view.” FBNQuest Capital Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc.  One of the reasons Nigeria has never developed as well as her...

PRESIDENT WE HAVE VERSUS THE PRESIDENT WE NEED — 2

PRESIDENT WE HAVE VERSUS THE PRESIDENT WE NEED — 2

“A fool if given eternity will not know what to do with it.” Epicurus, 341-270 BC, Athenian philosopher. (VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ, p 62. Don’t get me wrong, President Buhari is not being...

STOP PLAYING POLITICS WITH 2018 BUDGET IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST.

STOP PLAYING POLITICS WITH 2018 BUDGET IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST.

  “A truth that’s told with bad intent/ beats all the lies you can invent.” William Blake, 1757-1827. “Agbakoba Gives NASS Seven-Day Ultimatum To Review Budget Presentation Process.” News Report, January 4, 2018.  ...

PRESIDENT WE HAVE VERSUS THE PRESIDENT WE NEED.

PRESIDENT WE HAVE VERSUS THE PRESIDENT WE NEED.

“The buck stops here.” Harry Truman, 1884-1972, US President. “I am determined to get to the root of this collective blackmail of all Nigerians and ensure that whichever groups are behind this manipulated hardship...

THE ECONOMY STARTED IN RECESSION AND ENDED IN CHAOS IN 2017.

THE ECONOMY STARTED IN RECESSION AND ENDED IN CHAOS IN 2017.

“Every government is run by liars and nothing they say should be believed.” I.F Stone. American journalist. On December 30, 2017, one of the national newspapers published a report titled “Presidency lists Buhari’s 17...