Business and accountable governance obligations of leadership - Part 3
By 1961 despite relatively steady growth of the economy miner’s wages were still 12% lower than they were in 1911! On the other hand South African Whites had property rights, invested heavily...
Ezekwesili, SERAP protest as court grants Sowore N100m bail
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, yesterday, admitted the detained convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, to bail in the sum of N100million.
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.
Kadiri: Situation in Nigeria, recipe for ‘revolution’
A good number of them are in a very unfortunate situation. Some of the ministers that left not too long ago were barely able to feed and I mean it.
Odusote urges FG, states to spearhead technology revolution
The National Coordinator, DIGITEST, Mrs Ibukun Odusote has called on government at all levels to groom Nigerian youths to spearhead technology revolution for national development and swift industrialisation.
The revolution Nigerians fear...
The events of the Arab Spring started in Tunisia on December 17, 2010. A 26-year-old Tunisian, Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself on fire in front of a municipal building in Sidi Bouzid, a rural town 200 miles south of Tunis, the capital.
Revolution? No, the right to tickle the government
Revolution is perhaps the most romanticised word in the English language. It is also the most troublesome, the most feared, the most embraced, yet the most distrusted. The word conjures two pictures in the mind simultaneously – one ugly and frightening and the other benign with the smile of breaking dawn.
Looking again at “revolution”
The word, “revolution”, is currently enjoying a political and lexical rehabilitation with Nigerians, especially the youths. Though still seen as treasonable, “revolution” is no longer easily associated with evil or lack of patriotism. The type of rehabilitation that “revolution” now enjoys reminds me of the euphoric celebration of “new democracy” in the last decade of…
Smiling revolutionaries in Sudan and Nigeria’s prospective revolution
Wow! The revolutionaries in Sudan are currently shouting that the replacement of former president Omar will only serve more of the same as ousted Omar al-Bashir ... hope they’re wrong! All through history I have yet to see a revolution started by the masses and ended by the masses. They are always hijacked either by the…
Buhari says over 12m farmers joined rice, wheat revolution
President Muhammadu Buhari has said his government recorded huge success through the Anchors Borrowers’ Programme. The President disclosed that over 12.2 million farmers have joined the rice and wheat revolution while the country is moving close to self-sufficiency in major grains. Buhari, who was represented by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,…