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CBN's Targeted Credit Facility for Covid-19 - Fraud or Incompetence?
CBN’s Targeted Credit Facility for...

CBN’s Targeted Credit Facility for Covid-19 – Fraud or Incompet...

When the CBN (Central Bank of Nigeria) announced that it was going to be making about N50 billion available as loans to businesses in what it called the “Targeted Credit Facility for Covid-19”,  a lot of business owners saw it as a lifeline with which to revive their failed or failing... read more »

Now that Obaseki Has Chosen to Stand and be Counted…
Now that Obaseki Has Chosen to Stand and...

Now that Obaseki Has Chosen to Stand and be Counted…

Now that the characters to be played by the actors are known, the stage is set and the audience is cheering and chanting, what level of spectacle should the audience expect? The angel has fallen, the master has installed a new arch-angel, the fallen angel seeks to form a new kingdom rather than bow... read more »

Leadership in Africa: Patriotism or Greed?
Leadership in Africa: Patriotism or Gree...

Leadership in Africa: Patriotism or Greed?

Africa is home to some of the longest serving national leaders in the world. Prior to the Arab Spring in 2011, Africa had about 8 Presidents among the list of top ten longest serving national leaders in the world. It is however not surprising that up till this moment the continent parades the... read more »

Opinion: Nigerian Values - Food For Thought
Opinion: Nigerian Values – Food Fo...

Opinion: Nigerian Values – Food For Thought

14th April 2020 Life seems to be much about FOOD in Nigeria. There is regular talk about how to get food for oneself or for the children. People worry about not getting “three square meals” a day. Nigerians talk about the “national cake”. Young women look for a man to marry who can put food... read more »

Africa’s Corruption – A Case Of Warped Europhilia
Africa’s Corruption – A Case Of Warped E...

Africa’s Corruption – A Case Of Warped Europhilia

26th January 2020 We need an answer to give African children and young people when they ask us, “Why is there so much stealing going on?” and “Why do our civil servants and politicians keep on looting public resources?” They deserve to be answered not only because they are going to have to... read more »

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The Idiot Class of Nigeria

The Idiot Class of Nigeria

10th October 2019 We can look around us at the type of society that different nations have created for themselves and come up with a general evaluation of the thinking of either the majority of the... read more »