Monthly Archive: June 2019

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...

NO MINIMUM WAGE YET WHAT WILL NLC DO NOW?

NO MINIMUM WAGE YET WHAT WILL NLC DO NOW?

“He who speaks without modesty will find it hard to make his words good.” Chinese Proverb.May salaries and wages have been paid by the Federal and State governments without the Minimum Wage directive being put...

VINDICATED AT LAST BY AISHA BUHARI ON SIP.

VINDICATED AT LAST BY AISHA BUHARI ON SIP.

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

CONGRATS CBN GOV BUT THERE IS WAHALA

CONGRATS CBN GOV BUT THERE IS WAHALA

“Fighting for lost causes is a sure way to destruction.” VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ p 60.Travelling, for the first time in more than three years through Epe- Ijebu-Ode-Ibadan road on May 25, 2019 provided...

PRESIDENT GOVS UNIONISM AND HOOLIGANISM.

PRESIDENT GOVS UNIONISM AND HOOLIGANISM.

“FG shuns Kokori, Labour, inaugurates NSITF Board.”“We will expose Ngige to international ridicule.” NLC President. VANGUARD, May 14, 2019, front page.Something must be wrong! I just found myself agreeing with Buhari twice in one...