Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

Nigerians

We are our own worst enemy

I cannot stand my people. They are their own worst enemy; they want and yearn for the good things in life, but yet are not prepared to work to get them. They choose their leaders haphazardly and carelessly, ending up with some of the worst people in

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Every day, I see our people, both the so-called elites and the commoners, flouting simple instructions and rules, disregarding law and order and showing BIGMANISM in their own little corner of Nigeria. The main reason this country is ungovernable is Read more

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I went to the Federal Road Safety Commission’s office. The FRSC are supposed to be the issuing authority of Drivers Licences. Being a Special Marshal of the same FRSC, I thought I will be able to cut through the red tape and go it smoothly; I’m not Read more

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How can a nation move when all aspects of her life are corrupted: The economy is corrupted, governance is corrupted, judiciary is corrupted, education is corrupted, health is corrupted, infrastructural development is corrupted, social values are Read more

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Anyway it is still NIGERIA where police do just about anything they feel like doing, judges give judgement without justice, lecturers demand sex for marks, so-called Men of God do human rituals to gather congregations, vacancies occur for just the Read more

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Do we just sit down and look (siddon look) on: While massive and unfettered corruption ravages the land, afflicting even our unborn generations? While selfish, greedy and insensitive politicians rule the roost and roam the land with Read more

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The present atmosphere we now find ourselves today seems to come down to the attitude of the people versus government. This is not something any citizen of Nigeria, or any country for that matter, wants to have occur. Government does have a place in Read more

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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 Read more

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That Mr Atiku Abubakar resigned from the APC a few days ago certainly did not come as a surprise to me and many other Nigerians; it has always been a matter of when he will leave the APC and not if he will dump the APC. I suppose every Nigerian who Read more

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In Mugabe’s case, as a friend from Kenya wrote to me, the Zimbabwean Defence Forces are merely exercising “soft power” – getting others to want the outcomes you want – and co-opting people rather than coercing them. This can be contrasted with “hard Read more

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At a rudimentary level, leaders need power. They need the power to influence, to develop, and to enable and impact people, the society and the environment. These are fundamental to making things happen, and therefore to the ability to do the job of Read more

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