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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...

KATSINA DEY BURN OGAPATAPATA DEY “ENJOY” IN LONDON

KATSINA DEY BURN OGAPATAPATA DEY “ENJOY” IN LONDON

“A leader is best/ When people barely know he exists…/Worst when they despise him…. Lao-tsy, Chinese philosopher 6th century.VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ, P 124. Long before one Ogapatapata announced he was going to...

THE MINIMUM WAGE SWINDLE

THE MINIMUM WAGE SWINDLE

“It was beautiful and simple as all truly great swindles are.”O. Henry, 1862-1910. President Buhari signed into law the Minimum Wage Bill passed by an equally cynical National Assembly, NASS, whose leaders are still...

CAN WE MOVE ON PLEASE?

CAN WE MOVE ON PLEASE?

“God grant me the courage to change the things I can change; the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; and the wisdom to know the difference.”Anonymous Irish Prayer. Every Election year, as...

FROM BEGGING TO BANDITRY: REVOLT OF THE ALMAJIRIS.

FROM BEGGING TO BANDITRY: REVOLT OF THE ALMAJIRIS.

“No revolution is the fault of the people but the fault of the government.”Johann Goethe, 1749-1832, VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ.  A revolution is underway in the Northern states of Nigeria. The downtrodden constituting...

MINIMUM WAGE AND ASUU WARS LOST ONCE AGAIN

MINIMUM WAGE AND ASUU WARS LOST ONCE AGAIN

“They came forth to war, but, they always fell.” James Macpherson, 1736-1796. James Macpherson was the father of Sir John Macpherson, a former Governor-General of Nigeria, who handed the baton of office to Sir...

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TOUGH TIMES AHEAD FOR NIGERIANS IN 2019

TOUGH TIMES AHEAD FOR NIGERIANS IN 2019 Dele Sobowale “The party is over.” Allan Greenspan, former Chairman US Federal Reserve Bank. NIGERIA IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBAL ECONOMIC SLOW DOWN In a global village,...

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE 2019 BUDGET

“You are entitled to your opinions. You are not entitled to your own facts.” Senator Daniel Moynihan. US Senator from New York State, 1970s. Two wrongs never make a right – whether in politics...

TALK OF SOUTH WEST PRESIDENCY IS ABSURD AND UNPATRIOTIC

TALK OF SOUTH WEST PRESIDENCY IS ABSURD AND UNPATRIOTIC

“But far more numerous [is] the herd of such who think too little and who talk too much.” John Dryden, 1631-1700. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS. “We are not looking at 2019, but 2023. If...