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Many Nigerians were expectedly shocked, concerned and apprehensive at the news on 07 March 2013 that the (notorious, inept and ineffective) Nigerian House of Representatives is planning to include immunity for federal legislators in the on-going amendment of the 1999 constitution, with the bills passing a second reading, and inevitably will be overwhelmingly passed as an Act. It was reported thus: “a bill for an act to alter the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 by…Continue
I have been reading the story of President Jose Mujica — the leader of Uruguay (please note the word “LEADER”) and I find it to be a singular example of humility, sacrifice and an uncommon disdain for all worldly material and other acquisition. In my opinion, this is a leader who may be worthy of emulation by our so-called leaders in Nigeria, and indeed, in Africa.
However, please let us recognise that being "poor" has not necessarily made Mr Mujica a successful or good leader…Continue
I have been moribund, as far as writing articles, for about three months. Honestly these days, I just don’t feel like writing, however, I comment on other peoples’ writings or on national issues on social media like Facebook and Twitter. And since I do not write for a living, in fact, I never get paid; I am never under any pressure or deadline. Maybe that will save my health from deteriorating further in despair, frustration, anger and desperation. Please I am not blaming it on anybody or on…Continue
”After three days of mourning. What's next?
After three minutes of crying. What's next?
After three hours of begging and pleading. What's next?
After three months of investigation. What's next?
The self generated disaster continues and those that are affected remains hopeless and helpless. The fear of the unknown!” - Olatokunbo Akinsanya, Atlanta, GA on Facebook
Greek mythology tells the story of Icarus, the son of the master craftsman Daedalus, his attempt to escape…Continue
Murder, Inc. (or Murder Incorporated) was the name given by the American press to organized crime groups in the 1920s through the 1940s that resulted in hundreds of murders on behalf of the American Mafia and Jewish Mafia groups who together formed the early organized crime groups in New York and elsewhere. The name was a journalistic invention.
This same phrase should be applied to Nigeria’s main industry of nowadays – Corruption, since it is now beyond doubt that it is a well…Continue