Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere!

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It is really a shame that an administration that came in by way of questionable elections is turning out to be very intolerant of contrary opinions. First time President Yar’adua bared his fangs he shut down Channels T.V for publishing a news item that purportedly emanated from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and which […]

Everything Stands or Falls on Leadership

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In my last article ‘Rabbit at rest in a global recession’ I made the point to ask if Nigeria was the way it was because we could not see our problem or because we could not solve it. I had intended this to be a rhetorical question, but I was somewhat surprised when recent events […]

Youths are key to rebuilding Nigeria!

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Youths believe in yourselves. Don’t lose heart at the state of Nigeria. Our youths don’t have a natural affinity for crime, they are capable of leadership. There are many innovations Nigerian youths have initiated that a focused Government can use in rebranding Nigeria. Nollywood is the 3rd largest film industry worldwide. Its a pride. It’s […]

EFCC’s Dilemma

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Someone once said that no matter how far falsehood has traveled, it must eventually be over taken by truth. Just this past Friday, the chair person of the EFCC condemned her predecessor accusing him of having a poor understanding of the corruption battle and claimed to have superior knowledge of battling corruption (please see http://www.thisdayonline.com/nview.php?id=144644). […]

FAREWELL TO DO OR DIE ELECTIONS

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As we celebrate the 2nd anniversary of our supposed democracy, we must appreciate that this is an opportunity for sober reflection as a nation. Have we realized the potentials that the creator endowed us with? Obviously not! The question begs then-how do we fulfill our potentials? While we have many problems as a nation, the […]

Rabbit at Rest in a Global Recession.

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Sometime ago I wrote an article ‘Is Rabbit Dead….or Dying?’ and there dwelt on how Nigeria as a nation can draw lessons from John Updike’s classic ‘rabbit series’ of books in our efforts to cope with the global recession. Since then I have had some more time to reflect on the Nigerian society as reflected […]