Friday, August 31, 2012

Is Northern Nigeria really poor? Part Two

THE Northern governors have only succeeded in organising series of jamborees called summits, without concrete follow ups and feed back mechanism. At the last count, the governors have organised summits on peace, agriculture, power generation, health, education and MDG, and the Northern governors forum has not done much to address issues of dilapidating legacies of Late Sir. Ahmadu Bello, the Sardauna of Sokoto. Professor Mike Kwanashi had noted that the North has not developed because the governors “were more outward looking tow
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Saturday, August 25, 2012

Is Northern Nigeria really poor? Part One

A meeting of minds usually involves using ideas to fight ideas until superior ideas gain prominence.

The meeting of minds in Nigeria may atimes end up in X-raying issues that affect us as a nation most especially, the topical issues.

There are many issues of importance to address in Nigeria today, but one bothering on its economy and security seems to be of utmost priority. Trust Nigerians, they address issues with all the components of their being-verve, voices and

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Does the Olympics benefit the poor?

IT is yet another Olympics meet and its feverish tempo and celebrations. The Olympics is a huge major international event-socially, politically, and economically—featuring summer and winter sports and held every four years, where thousands of the best of athletes from around the world come together to compete in a variety of sports.

The London 2012 Olympics is
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Patrice Lumumba and leadership

ONE of the recurring issues of concern that is reflective of growth and development in Nigeria nay Africa is the issue of leadership. The issue of leadership and governance has assumed a critical perspective in the present day Nigeria, because an effective and visionary leadership is a prerequisite for societal growth and social advancement.

Leadership is a multidimensional concept that can
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Thursday, August 23, 2012

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