Monthly Archive: April 2018

THE 18 MILLION MOUTH GAP IN NIGERIA.

“In every community, there is a class of people profoundly dangerous to the rest. I don’t mean criminals. For them [criminals] we have punitive sanctions. I mean the leaders. Invariably, the most dangerous people...

LAUNCHING THE 50 PER CENT CLUB

LAUNCHING THE 50 PER CENT CLUB

“In the end it will not matter whether we fought with flails or reeds. It will matter to us greatly on which side we fought.” GK Chesterton, 1874-1936, English, author and journalist.  Chesterton was...

BUHARI’S LOST 18 MILLION NIGERIANS

BUHARI’S LOST 18 MILLION NIGERIANS

“Numbers can be deadly.” TIME MAGAZINE 1970s. President Buhari must have shocked some of his listeners in London last week when he said that Nigeria’s population is estimated at 180 million. The President of...

RESOURCE CONTROL IS THE ACID TEST FOR POLITICIANS.

RESOURCE CONTROL IS THE ACID TEST FOR POLITICIANS.

Talk is cheap; action speaks louder than voice. Now the die is cast. The All Progressives Congress, APC, has selected its presidential candidate for 2019. Let nobody kid you. Even a dunce knew that...

NIGERIAN ECONOMY STILL ON THE BRINK OF RECESSION

NIGERIAN ECONOMY STILL ON THE BRINK OF RECESSION

“Quantum Global Research Lab, an independent research arm of Quantum Global, has ranked Nigeria as the 14th most attractive economy for investments flowing into the African continent.” News Report, March 29, 2018.  Addressing the 6ti...

FG LYING ABOUT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

FG LYING ABOUT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

“Journalists say a thing they know isn’t true in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough, it will be true.” Julien Benda, 1857-1952. The quotation which was most troublesome when...

WHEN WILL THE AGE OF AVIATION BEGIN IN NIGERIA – 2

WHEN WILL THE AGE OF AVIATION BEGIN IN NIGERIA – 2

“As a strategic weapon, time is the equivalent of money, productivity, quality or even innovation.” George Stalk, Jr.  Stalk should have added raw materials and infrastructure as well as knowledge to the list of...

ATTAH RETURNS WITH NEW INSIGHTS ON RESOURCE CONTROL — 1.

ATTAH RETURNS WITH NEW INSIGHTS ON RESOURCE CONTROL — 1.

“Lives of great men remind us that we can make our lives sublime; and, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of time”. HW. Longfellow, 1807-1882.  NOTE: Three former governors of the South...

WHEN WILL THE AGE OF AVIATION BEGIN IN NIGERIA?

WHEN WILL THE AGE OF AVIATION BEGIN IN NIGERIA?

“Against stupidity, the gods themselves struggle in vain.” Fredrick Von Schiller, 1759-1805. German philosopher.  The Dark Ages ended in Europe over three hundred years ago. Nigerian Historians of the future might eventually come to...