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Buhari Is The Problem of Nigeria…

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"Buhari Is The Problem of Nigeria": I have Heard, But Wait............. Some ‘concerned’ Nigerians have sent me SMS, some even came to my office while some called. Their uniform question was “What did Buhari gave you? Buhari is the problem of Nigeria…”. I agreed that we do have challenges, but this government, this Buhari’s Government can only be part of the...

The Eagle in a storm (Part 3) – Protect The Root of Your Business

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Protect the root of your business. A young man and his father were watching a huge fire coming down from the hills towards their family vineyard. At first, the young man tried to organize buckets of water but it was clear that the fire would engulf everything and consume the vineyard. Then to his surprise he saw the old man pick up an axe and run towards the vines. Systematically he began to cut...

The Eagle in a storm (Part 2b).

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__Imagining new wealth creation models. The talk with my Japanese friend had left me thinking deeply about how we in Africa think about wealth. Maybe, just maybe, there was another way to think about it? Imagine if my teachers had taught me that we are “very rich” because we produce some of the smartest entrepreneurs in Africa… people with the know-how and vision to transform our...