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APOLOGIES and ACKNOWLEDGMENT: In writing this article, I trawled through the social media seeking the comments, reactions, ideas, etc. of my people, Nigerians. I took the liberty of using some of their opinions, ideas and reactions freely without making their names public. Hence if you feel you have read this or that sentence before, and you think that somebody else wrote or said it, that is the reason. My own contribution to the article, however, is about 75%. Thank…Continue
I am a bit lost, in fact more than lost. I am aghast at the inanity and lack of decorum being spread around by the supposedly “educated” Nigerians, just because of political opportunism and expediency. Do we have a problem with "academic certificates", especially of our leaders and political aspirants?
Why do we always elude the Truth and Honesty in all we do? Why is it difficult for us to tell and accept at the Truth as a people? We see the Truth/Fact right in our face, yet we turn…Continue
It always comes down to this. How selfish, greedy and insensitive can some of these our rulers be? They are parasites feeding fat on the blood of the people, causing untold miseries and are like malignant tumours that just will not go away.
Eight years as a governor of an oil-rich state, with thieving hands in the treasury every day, no visible or beneficial…Continue
“If we can learn to be bold enough to restore the value of truth in our society, then we will have justice. Without truth, we cannot have justice” - Jerry Rawlings, ex-President of Ghana
“And without Justice and Truth, we cannot have a Democracy” – my own humble addition.
When the late ex-President Umar Yar’ Adua was in incommunicado and invisible, due to his failing or failed health for many months, probably even dead, and his wife and so-called…Continue
Corruption: Synonyms - Sleaze, dishonesty, exploitation, bribery, fraud, venality, vice.
Many of us think we know what corruption looks or is like – a state governor dipping his dirty fingers in the treasury and amassing ill-gotten wealth; an illicit deal carried out by politician; a government official or civil servant taking a cut in a deal; a policeman on the road harassing drivers, demanding and collecting bribes or a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria collecting…Continue