Monthly Archive: November 2019

FIRE ON THE APC MOUNTAIN

“A man cannot gradually enlarge his mind as he does his house.” Alexis De Tocqueville, 1805-1859, in DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA.  America whose presidential system we borrowed and have bastardised has endured for so long...

BEFORE YOU JUMP FROM TREASURY BILLS TO STOCKS…

 “Fools rush where angels fear to tread.” Alexander Pope, 1688-1744, VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, p 62.  Hundreds of thousands of Nigerian fools and angels were rushed out on the Treasury Bills market early this...

ATTAH AT 81: HIS CUP RUNS OVER

“The true measure of your wealth is how much you will be worth when you have lost all your money.” Anonymous. To that I want to add that the true test of your integrity as...

GARBA SHEHU AND THE ROCK EBOLA DISEASE.

GARBA SHEHU AND THE ROCK EBOLA DISEASE.

“From the sublime to the ridiculous, there is only one step.” Thomas Paine, 1739-1803. VANGUARD BOOK QUOTATIONS, VBQ.  “The records of some of his predecessors in office bespeak a greedy trail. When they go...

VISION 2040: ANOTHER WASTEFUL FRAUD COMING.

VISION 2040: ANOTHER WASTEFUL FRAUD COMING.

 “History does not repeat itself. Man does.” Professor Barbara Tuchman. Harvard University.   One can only hope it is a joke. Even if it is, Nigerians, like Queen Elizabeth I should tell the Buhari...

PROMOTING READING CULTURE

PROMOTING READING CULTURE

“Books are the carriers of civilisation. Without books history is silent, literature dumb, desire crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. “ Professor Barbara Tuchman, Harvard University Historian, VBQ p 23.  One of the...

THE NIGERIAN ROAD TO SERFDOM — 1

THE NIGERIAN ROAD TO SERFDOM — 1

“Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains ans slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for...