Tag: Nigeria

MY PRESIDENT IS AN ALIEN.

There was this old film, My StepMother Is An Alien. The title of this post is inspired by that film. All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major…

DIVERSITY; THE GREATEST WEAKNESS

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DIVERSITY; THE GREATEST WEAKNESS The Ornithological Specimen Of Identical Plumage Invariably Conjugate Together With The Greatest Proximity .meaning.. Birds Of The Same Feather Flock Together. Somebody asserted, with pride, that: With Over 500 Languages, Nigeria Is Home To Seven Percent…

ON THE ROAD TO GANFOLDO

On The Road To Ganfoldo is a novel by Robert Ludlum. I am borrowing that title to illustrate Nigerians tortuous road to our GanFoldo, aka “Promise Land” Someone says with acerbic and fatalistic sarcasm,   Dubai announced that 25% of…

TRAFFIC FOR LAG NA DIE

Lagos is a crazy city. Metropolitan cities are often plagued with many problems (which are to be expected), but the traffic problem in Lagos, Nigeria is a basket case. Log on to Gidi Traffic on Twitter, or listen to Traffic…

THE FUTILITY OF VISION.

Here is a conversation between a few friends on why Nigeria remains at subsistence level while our National Archives overflow with blueprints, manifestos, visions and policy documents. Some of these friends feel that we need to learn to crawl properly…