Category: Politics

SAI BABA AND THE HUNDRED POLITICAL RASCALS

Posted By: NURUDEEN SERIKI “In every community [and country] there is a class of people profoundly dangerous to the rest. I don’t mean the criminals. For them we have punitive sanctions. I mean the...

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WHY IS OUR BABA CRYING LIKE A BABY?

“Cowards die many times before their deaths, the brave taste death but once…”. I had wanted to lead off this article with another quote written by the greatest columnist before Nigeria was created –...

JUNE 12: A DISTRACTION AND TEMPEST IN A TEASPOON.

“A man who cherishes great ideas, but has performed only small acts.” Johann Schiller, 1759-1787. That was how German philosopher described the leader of his country in one of his essays. It might also...

WHAT HAS AGE GOT TO DO WITH IT?

WHAT HAS AGE GOT TO DO WITH IT?

“The old order changeth yielding place to the new And God fulfills himself in many ways Lest one good custom should corrupt the world.” Lord Alfred Tennyson, 1809-1892.  It happens all the time in...

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...

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...

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...

POSSIBLE REVERSAL OF POLITICAL FORTUNES IN TWO SOUTHERN STATES. 

POSSIBLE REVERSAL OF POLITICAL FORTUNES IN TWO SOUTHERN STATES. 

“Beware! When Fortune would elect to trick a man, she plots his overthrow/By such a means as he would least expect.” Geoffrey Chaucer, 1342-1400. February 2018 was a busy month. I had spent days...

ARE YOU A CANDIDATE FOR 2019 ELECTION? – 1

ARE YOU A CANDIDATE FOR 2019 ELECTION? – 1

“Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.” Brewer Stock. Irrespective of the order of elections in 2019 and never mind whether or not Buhari will re-contest (he certainly will), Nigeria is less...