Monthly Archive: October 2019

NIGERIA’S SOS TO THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY

NIGERIA’S SOS TO THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY

 “If they go about solving the problems this way, how many more problems will they have created by the time they finish? James Baldwin1924-1987, in TELL ME HOW LONG THE TRAIN’S BEEN GONE. VANGUARD...

PITY THE PRESIDENTIAL ECONOMIC ADVISORY COUNCIL.

PITY THE PRESIDENTIAL ECONOMIC ADVISORY COUNCIL.

“Fighting for lost causes is sure way to destruction.” Anonymous. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ p 60.  Members of the Presidential Advisory Council, PEAC, have my sympathies despite my serious disagreements with two of...

IS APC STILL THE ANSWER?

IS APC STILL THE ANSWER?

“A political party deserves the approbation of [Nigeria] only as it represents the ideals, the aspirations and the hopes of [Nigerians]. If it is anything else, it is merely a conspiracy to seize power.”...

PITY NIGERIAN LABOUR AND ASUU ON MINIMUM WAGE.

PITY NIGERIAN LABOUR AND ASUU ON MINIMUM WAGE.

“I dey laugh O! Former President Olusegun Obasanjo.The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, and Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU have my sympathies – even as they amuse me. When the President signed the new...

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OR COURT JESTERS.

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OR COURT JESTERS.

“Nigeria gets 1.77mbpd as new production quota.”News Report, October 5, 2019. “Everybody agrees in OPEC that we need to stabilise the market. We cannot allow priced just to plummet.” Timipre Sylva, Minister of State...

BUDGET OF DECEIT AND SELF-DELUSION

BUDGET OF DECEIT AND SELF-DELUSION

“The most obstinate illusions are ultimately broken by facts.”Trevor Roper. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ p 100.“Budget of Continuity was based on a benchmark oil price of $60 per barrel, oil production of 2.3mbpd…government...

PROF SAGAY, IBB, AND THE DISTORTION OF HISTORY

PROF SAGAY, IBB, AND THE DISTORTION OF HISTORY

“I believe that Ibrahim Babangida is really one of those who brought this country down. He was the one who legitimised corruption. He made it legitimate and an acceptable way of life. He didn’t...

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OR COURT JESTERS.

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OR COURT JESTERS.

“Nigeria gets 1.77mbpd as new production quota.”News Report, October 5, 2019. “Everybody agrees in OPEC that we need to stabilise the market. We cannot allow priced just to plummet.” Timipre Sylva, Minister of State...

WHY NIGERIA MIGHT NOT ESCAPE POVERTY UNDER BUHARI.

WHY NIGERIA MIGHT NOT ESCAPE POVERTY UNDER BUHARI.

“President directs release of N600bn for 2019 Capital Projects”.News Report, October 1, 2019. President Buhari had “stated in his 59th independence anniversary speech that he had directed the release of N600bn for capital implementation...