In today’s Nigerian (and most African) society with everything going, from politics to terrorism to religious and ethnic intolerance and corruption of epidemic proportions, it is very helpful if we as a people learn to start respecting other people’s opinions, views, position, outlook, and rights, etc. Oftentimes disagreements and heated debates start between people because […]
â€œNigerian treasury looters have found new destinations for their loot: Persian Gulf, India and China. This revelation came from former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador John Campbell, one of the speakers at the 2010 Achebe Colloquium on Africa,â€ a Nigerian newspaper, This Day reported two days ago, Sunday 5th of December 2010. According to […]
Sudan is one of the countries that will always remain indispensable in the African continent. Itâ€™s not just because a most renowned African civilisation, the ancient Nubian society once flourished there, or that it is the biggest African country; Sudan is of special important to Africa, both due to its strategic position and what it […]
This is an extract from the research, â€œUNDERDEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: My Hands Are Cleanâ€, as was published on the 10th of November 2010. Images and footnotes are omitted; to know more about this (216 pages) research, see the book at www.unibook.com, www.amazon.com and at www.lulu.com. â€“Thomas Sankara (Burkina Faso) And Ken Saro-Wiwa (Nigeria)â€“ â€œIt was […]
The News flow Controversy: Evaluation of Imbalances, Inadequacies, distortions in International news flow and how it affects African development and democracy. Information is power and the most critically sought commodity in today’s world. Those that control the information are usually seemed to be the most powerful in our contemporary society. Therefore, for the past thirty […]
The moment when Muammer Gaddafi, Libyaâ€™s leader, aspires for the creation of a single African nation has become a perennial irritant at African summits, eating into deliberations on more pressing crises of the day. Many of Colonel Gaddafiâ€™s peers are still struggling to create viable nation states within territories carved out by Europeans in the […]
French President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Monday Africa should be represented on the U.N. Security Council, promising to back reforms when France takes the helm of the G8 and G20 groups of big economies next year.
Itâ€™s quite amazing to see how hard times and austerity can strike up the real beast in humans both in those that claim to be most civilized and their counterparts that are regarded to be less civilized.
As part of the fall-out from the financial crisis, business schools are now seen as training grounds for what FDR once called malefactors of great wealthâ€“the more prestigious the business school, the worse the malefaction obviously. Columbia Universityâ€™s Business School Dean, R. Glenn Hubbard, served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under George […]
The name Nigeria is taken from the Niger River, which plays an important part in Nigerian lives. Not only is it a transportation highway, it is an excellent source of fish, including carp, Nile perch, and catfish. It also provides the water needed to cultivate crops.