SIR: Had Jonathan Goodluck defeated Buhari Muhammadu in the 2015 presidential elections, Nigeria might not have come out of recession. He lacked the fiscal discipline to manage the economy, no disrespect to Jonathan...
Nigeria rulers versus South Africa rulers
Sir: I told Ṣeun Ayedun (Láyé Àtijọ́ - In Those Days - on Oh FM, Ilorin, Kwara State) that it is better to ask Yoruba elders why they call the Earth Divinity, Alápò ìkà (Owner of wicked bag), to know what...
Questioning LADOL indigenous status
It is no longer news that a company called LILE (LADOL Integrated Logistics Enterprise) which is a duly registered company in the British Virgin Islands owns the Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL). The shareholding structure is substantially made up of two foreign companies namely: SABLE OFFSHORE INVESTMENTS and ALSBA Ventures Group. Both companies are…
Akiri got it wrong on Eisenhower
I refer to Chris Akiri’s opinion piece in The Guardian, July 4, 2017 with the title, “The President’s ill health and the rest of us.” “A cursory look at American history and politics will show that when the aides of some former U.S. Presidents like William Henry Harrison....
Boko Haram and Fulani: Ghana got the fat ‘taakeaway’ from Japan
Sir: See what a lopsided and emotionally-laden national security policy cost Nigeria in Japan? Now, the Japanese, out of due consideration for the safety of lives and investment, will invest in a Toyota factory in Ghana and, as expected, Nigerians will queue up to purchase their latest status symbols to show off before their wretched masses.
Fulani ‘crimes against peace’ in Ekiti and Ondo states
Quickly I must state that the title I am choosing now for what you are reading presently was not what I had in mind when I decided to peregrinate in quest of what today’s subject should be.
Is LADOL truly a Nigerian company?
Even with the signing of the Nigerian Oil and Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act of 2010, many Nigerian investors still exploit the old loopholes in the system to take advantage of this law. Many Nigerians still parade foreign-owned companies as local entities to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the NOGICD Act at the…
Buhari/Osinbajo’s government afraid of people’s power
These are indeed times, when Nigerians are being taken to the brink of security and economic challenges that threaten our future. Seen in its wholesomeness and totality, security must be taken beyond the traditional definition which is largely military consideration.
Misprioritisation of Sowore’s political crusade!
It will be disingenuous to claim that pleading for leniency for Omoyele Sowore, and clamour for his release is romanticising Sowore’s misdemeanor. This writer is only miffed with those youths who poke fun of Sowore on his current travails and also to Sowore’s unwise approach to national issues and political consciousness.
Handling and disposal of mercury containing light bulbs
Since 2014, developed and developing countries phased out incandescent light bulbs, also known as filament light bulbs, due to their high energy consumption compared to energy saving bulbs and lamps.