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Nigeria is Changing…Really?! ?

Nigeria is Changing…Really?! ?

One of the reasons why I visit developed countries is I’m fascinated by good. I am captivated by beauty, knowledge and order. Like Aristotle once argued, knowledge can be an end in itself and can provide joy in itself. Developed nations understand that....
48 Laws Of Power & Other Matters

48 Laws Of Power & Other Matters

I have met many who have lost their way in Nigeria. People who have given up on values and embraced manipulation instead. It would appear they share a few sentiments in common – anger, envy, bitterness and helplessness, closely followed by desperation and...
Nigeria Will Outlive Us All

Nigeria Will Outlive Us All

Nations have a way of outliving us all. Nationhood doesn’t just happen. It is created by a group of crafty, intelligent, ruthless and determined men & women. Until nations are deliberately formed, they subsist lethargically, waiting for dreamers and...
Africa is Laughing at Nigeria

Africa is Laughing at Nigeria

The rest of Africa is laughing at Nigeria. On developmental indices, the items we continue to boast about are population, GDP and natural resources. Without education, electricity, health, justice and equity, of what use are those things? What is our GDP per capita...
It Takes Character to Build Institutions

It Takes Character to Build Institutions

Anytime I read about the shenanigans of our country’s politicians, I wonder whether my generation will break the cycle of impunity to do better. I ask questions like, “Are we any better than our politicians? Have we handled money and power well? What...