Category Archives: Politics

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Dear African Presidents

Dear African Presidents, I hope you are well? If so, doxology. The purpose of my scintillating letter is to inform you that Trump is now President of the United States, in case you are suppressing the use of the Internet like Ethiopia and some other

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Jega’s Pronouncement

On this day in 2015, after marathon vigil and vigilance, I rejoiced as GEJ’s era ended. I have absolutely no regrets for supporting the movement that ousted an uninspiring, weak and corrupt government. Human beings have an attribute that can both be positive and negative.

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This is not just Xenophobia!

I am a student of Systems Thinking. When a problem or challenge happens, my first instinct is not to look at the problem itself but dig deeper to understand the root cause. Using that route in problem solving ensures that you do not waste your

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The ‘Beatification’ of Saint Jonathan

I am congratulating Nigeria, Africa and the world at large on the successful election that was supposed to turn very violent. It is a proud moment for all Africans and not just Nigerians. We have proved that it is possible for Africans to conduct elections

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The time is here!

I am proudly Nigerian! I have been a member of the Nigerian diaspora community since 2008. I left Nigeria in the way and manner that brings glory to a country. My services were required by a South African company and I served as a Consultant

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In Pursuit of a Prosperous Future for Africa

The myriad of natural resources has been more of a curse to most African countries rather than the blessing it should normally bring. I am particularly afraid for the generations that are coming especially when we remember that Africa’s population could rise to about 2

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That 2015 might be better

The importance of technology in development can never be over-emphasized. The difference between developed and under-developed nations is evident in the way they have deployed and used technology (in most cases ICT) to solve problems.

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Re-writing History – A call to join the 300

A lot of people tend to have a distorted view of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. While Madiba was a big player in the journey towards emancipation from the evil apartheid system; the truth remains that the struggle took an effective turn with

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Have You Eaten?

I am not asking that question because I want to feed you. The question actually brings back a flood of memories. Sweet and sour ones from my University days in Great Ife. Sweet, because the man who owns that nickname is a legend. A different

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The Monkeyfication of The Nigerian People

There is no set of people in the World that has been monkeyfied like Nigerians. Students of the English World are amazed, I am sure, about my use of such a word non-existent in any dictionary of the Queen’s tongue. But if a word like

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Obasanjo – The Worst Case Study in Leadership

If you think my post is going to focus on President Yar’adua’s death, then no thanks. I feel for President Yar’adua as a person. We all know he was a pawn in the big power chess board of the destroyers of our great nation. A