Viewing Lagos Traffic through the eye of economics

March 31, 2018

The present economic reality in Nigeria, there is an urgent need to increase local production to mitigate and even possibly reverse the current economic recession.   WHY LAGOS TRAFFIC DECONGESTION SHOULD BE A TOP PRIORITY With the present economic reality in Nigeria, there is an urgent need to increase local production to mitigate and even […]

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Addressing Africa’s Corruption Challenge

March 31, 2018

Are African countries poor because they are corrupt, or corrupt because they are poor?” When posed with this question, most Africans would recoil in response to the underlying assumption that corruption pervades every corner of the Continent, and that all Africans are corrupt. Clearly, this is not the case. There are many well-documented examples of […]

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Tea or Coffee

March 31, 2018

She pushed her trolley nosily Her hips in sync with teacups She pushed her trolley nosily Her hips in sync with the teacups As they cranked with each movement Her brown skirt enough to make three of mine reminded me of old mother Hubbard Her dull brown hat did little to cover her woolly black […]

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When We Truly Become Tired

March 31, 2018

As Nigerians planned a nationwide protest that was to be led by the music legend, Innocent Idibia (Tu face), Deltans celebrated the return of James Ibori As Nigerians planned a nationwide protest that was to be led by the music legend, Innocent Idibia (Tu face), Deltans celebrated the return of ‘their illustrious’ son, James Ibori. […]

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Pride of the Nation

March 31, 2018

Times without number, I dreamt of it; I saw myself commanding troops. I practiced the command, following the manner in which previous heads of state usually gave their January 1st and October 1st speeches. Times without number, I dreamt of it; I saw myself commanding troops. I practiced the command, following the manner in which […]

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