CategoryPolitics

Trader Moni and the Silver Cycle

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In an average democratic clime or semblance of it, the election year is always a very interesting year. After the government might have gone to sleep six months after the previous election is won and the juicy offices and portfolio are shared, all parties are usually united in corruption, shaking hands and sharing the commonwealth of the people without rancour, leaving just the few that feeds on...

NIGERIA AIR! A PLAN TO GET IT WRONG AGAIN?

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I was involved in a near fatal accident in January 2017. I was rushed to Gbagada General Hospital and was rejected without any form of medical assessment because there was no bed or something, I was told I was conscious but I can’t remember A THING. The same thing happened at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) until my bosom friend arrived and must have created a scene before a young...

The Re-Awakening

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I’ve been writing a lot and saying a lot less in the past years, but during this last year, I’ve written even less and said nothing at all making it a tad hard for me to even stand for anything my heart really yearn to see come alive or live beyond the dictates of my environment. 20/21st of January 2017 was a wake up call for me. The days were characterized with events horned on the...

Free Course on Coursera – Engaging Citizens: A Game Changer for Development?

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Engaging Citizens: A Game Changer for Development? Recent events have shown that the relationship between government and citizens is in need of repair. In just the last few years, we have witnessed calls from all over the world, from the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street to the Open Government Partnership, for governments to become more open, accountable and responsive by deepening their...

The Truth and The Lies About Alpha Beta Consulting & Tinubu

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I will like to start this conversation with a statement from Jimi Agbaje so that we all understand the direction of this conversation. It is important we understand the lies in order for us to appreciate the truth. Jimi Agbaje said: “I have said NO to AlphaBeta based on the principle that it’s never in the interest of the State’s civil service to continue to rely on consultants...

To My Brothers In The South of The South of Nigeria

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This is to my brothers in the South of South of Nigeria, to those who have been asking the questions that need no answer but must be answered. Your position on the current power tussle in Nigeria is well understood, your claims are normal of a people who has been denied access to the wealth generated from their door step, but your stand and approach are rather unbelievable. it is unimaginable...

The Grandson of A Barren Woman

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My late grandma “Sabitiu Cecilia Oderinlo” aka “Iya Alaté” (Business Woman) aka “Iya Onidiri” (Hair Stylist) aka “My First Wife” was called “BARREN” for the better part of her youthful and adult years in marriage. Was she really barren? Yes she was. My granddad was polygamous so she nursed and raised the children of all the wives of...

APC, The New Holy Land of Thieves, Rogues and The Desperate

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The UnHoly Pilgrims of The Holy Land If you’ve noticed, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan aka GEJ and his ilk have intensified their visit to Israel in the last two years, this is not because they want to become Israelis, no way! It is a conscious concerted attempt to cleanse their community of thieves, national treasury looters and corruption ridden, aged unchanging nation destroyers...