Lest We Forget

a commentary on socio-political developments and institutional policies

Monthly Archives: September, 2015

The Gbomogbomo Economy

I remember decades ago when I was an elementary pupil of African Church Primary School, Igbore in Abeokuta. It was early sixties. That was when the famous Baptist Boys High School perched gloriously and majestically on Egunya hill (Oke Egunya). Egunya hill on the other hand was notorious for preventing decrepit vehicles with weak engine …

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Of Icy Hands: Requiem for Death

In Nigeria, twenty-four hours is a long time. Yes, in Nigeria’s sociopolitical environment, it does not rain, it pours. While one is pondering on an event, ten others have happened. While we were yet discussing Saraki’s CCT appearance -to be or not to be, bombs were dropping on Maiduguri.  And when bombs blast there are …

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Bukola Saraki ….

There are times that I often wonder whether Dr. Bukola Saraki is indeed Yoruba or Fulani. It seems to me there is too much Fulani blood in his veins, much more to shame a full-blooded Fulani. He may actually bear Yoruba name like his progenitors,  but his conduct is too machiavellian, which in the Nigerian …

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