Monthly Archive: February 2018

THE LOOMING FAMINE IN NIGERIA

THE LOOMING FAMINE IN NIGERIA

The Federal Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has been in the news for the widely rejected proposal to create cattle colonies in all the states of Nigeria. Soon, he and...

BUHARI/APC GOVT CHARACTERISED BY INCOMPETENCE AND CORRUPTION — 1

BUHARI/APC GOVT CHARACTERISED BY INCOMPETENCE AND CORRUPTION — 1

“A leader is best when people barely know he exists…worst when they despise him.” Loa-tsy, 6th Century Chinese philosopher. After trying to be president three times and failing, Buhari must be wondering now whether...

GOVT ADMITS FRAUD IN SIP: MATTERS ARISING.

GOVT ADMITS FRAUD IN SIP: MATTERS ARISING.

“If you shut up truth and bury it underground, it will but grow and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through, it will blow up everything in its way.”...

ERGP AND THE MOUNTAINS TO CLIMB – 2

ERGP AND THE MOUNTAINS TO CLIMB – 2

“It does not matter if the cat is black or white as long as it catches rats.” Malaysian proverb.  Those were the words of wisdom from the Malaysian lecturer who delivered the first keynote...

THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF HERDSMEN/FARMERS CLASHES – 2

THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF HERDSMEN/FARMERS CLASHES – 2

We didn’t envisage how much high voltage emotion and politicking this issue has generated. It is one of our characteristics as a country that we live with.” Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural...