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To Your Farms O Nigerians…!

I have read certain sections of JL Austin’s work, How to Do things with Words. I did not read that book because I qualify to be described as a bibliophile; I read that book because it was part of requirements needed to get a degree. Truth be told, I have …

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It’s the PEOPLE

Across the land today, and in many political circumstances, we all hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible for our collective tragedies. A symptom of the sickness in Nigeria today is a certain level of insecurity not before experienced, and eloquently expressed through kidnappings for ransom. While the governors across the land …

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Welcome EFCC power probe

Nigeria is blessed with abundant human and material resources. Yet she has less than average ratings on the Mo Ibrahim Development Index 2018. Compared to Ghana and Mali, with overall governance rankings of 28 & 6 out of 54 nations in Africa respectively, Nigeria is a distant 33 – and …

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Encounter with Dirty Fuel

If there are about 20 persons in Nigeria today who should know the deadly impact of the importation of Dirty Fuels to West Africa, I should be among the lot. Last Saturday, I took my power generating set for repairs. It was not starting and part of the problem as …

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Will Nigeria Survive Biafra?

In real life, people are told that quitters never win and winners never quit. That aphorism has proven true at the level of individual entrepreneurship and endeavour. Most people have often found out to their chagrin that just after they quit, success just arrives. But how far nations can carry …

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A Nation Without Jollof Rice

I have some dear Sierra Leonean friends as brothers.Their staple food is rice. And for me a proxy Sierra Leonean worth my salt, I don’t monkey with our rice. Yes, even though Sierra Leone is a poor country, if you were to ask us if we have had either our …

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Issues with an ECOWAS energy security

I have been reading former Secretary General of the OPEC Abdalla Salem El-Badri’s interesting piece, Security of energy supplies inextricably linked with demand. That piece, published in the ‘G-7Germany: The Schloss-Emma Summit’ of June 2015, has said that questions regarding energy security, often have four ready answers. They are issues …

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