ON UDUAGHAN AND DELTA PROJECT

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I know that some consider a spewing of falsehood and human brickbats the stuff of politics in Nigeria. I have never and am unlikely to start now. In 35 years of public life, any observer will realize that my views may be very critical but never a broadside on individuals but a focus on my […]

KNOCKING ON KAPLAN’S GATE- Pat Utomi

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The paradoxes that define Nigeria’s journey so far, puzzle me to the point of migraine. The self-inflicted setbacks, the little things that get compounded into complex crisis and the men you hope will be White Knights that end up with feet of clay. Now, we are knocking again at Kaplan’s gate when we should be […]

BETWEEN PEACE, CONFLICT AND HUMAN PROGRESS

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In many ways paradoxes mark our quest, as man. We are frightened of the trauma of War and speak romantically of Peace. But we desire prosperity and much of man’s material comfort have come from research into the tools of War and creative entrepreneurial juices that flow from adverse conditions that conflict produces. Should we […]

Utomi tasks Labour, civil societies on need to save Nigeria from collapse

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CHAIRMAN of Lagos Business School and founder/Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Values in Leadership, Professor Pat Utomi, at a pre-May Day lecture, yesterday, in Lagos, called on trade unions and non-state actors to rise up to the responsibility of saving Nigeria from total collapse. At the lecture organised by United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, […]

Nigeria-Britain Association lecture series hold May 4

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Renowned economist and founder, Center for Values in Leadership, Prof. Pat Utomi, Director of Arts, British Council Nigeria, Ochai Ojoma and General Manager, Enterprise Development Center, Mr. Wale Anifowoshe are among selected speakers expected to share their insights at the forthcoming Nigerian British Association (NBA) lecture series/seminars scheduled to hold at the Lagos Resource Centre […]

PRESS RELEASE PATITO’S GANG RETURNS TO TELEVISION

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  The Iconic television Talk show, Patito’s Gang, which was created by noted Political Economist Professor Pat Utomi in 1980 but was discontinued after 14 years and 684 episodes, returns to television next week for broadcast exclusively by the award winning channels television network.   Patito’s Gang which through its run featured as members of […]

UTOMI CALLS FOR LAWS THAT REDUCE ABUSE OF WOMEN

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  CVL Founder, Professor Pat Utomi has said that women deserve the gratitude of all in remaining our social glue, the crafts-persons of the values that will sustain the future and tapestry upon which their children walk to greater economic freedom. In a statement marking 2017 International Women’s Day and the launch of an expanded […]

The Agony of an Oxford Prof in Lagos

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ALL the way from Oxford University where he is a Professor of Economics, Paul Collier, bearded like one of my favourite English writers D.H. Lawrence, had flown down to Lagos to give a lecture on how to develop Lagos into a modern city, as part of the annual birthday lecture series of Prof Pat Utomi’s […]

NO SWAGGER FOR THE DEBTOR by Pat Utomi

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I have a sense that if you truly seek, and get to know some of the sources of your many weaknesses and some of your possible strengths, you may be some way down the path to the solution of your problems. I got a chance recently to see a stacking of what is probably my […]