TagGovernance

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...

UNILAG Forte Oil Gas Station… The Biggest Unarmed Robbery Spot in Africa.

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I had to make a detour into UNILAG yesterday as part of a pizza bout with my kiddo and unfortunately (very unfortunate), I noticed that the Forte Oil gas station opposite the opposite of the New Hall and Access Bank was selling petrol so I made the turn and joined the queue. I had fuel in my car but since I had plans to go to Ibadan, I felt a full tank will hurt nobody. With people jumping and...

Your Silence Is Not Golden Buhari! — Diary of A Confused Scientist

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Mr. President, Your Silence Is Not Golden At about 4:30am, some Fulani Cattle Rearers invaded an Agatu community, a peaceful community in Benue State. These Fulanis did not come for a Town Hall Meeting, they came to kill, main and to destroy. And truth to their words, they killed males and females, butchered children and even animals alike, and to put an icing on a cake, they destroyed and burnt...

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...

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...