We begin this article with two quotes that should set the stage, and may even be adequate as a concise summary for the day.
“Man [Nigeria] is not suffering by external forces as much as his [its] own dysfunctional mind and self inflicted negative stimulus.”Aditya Ajmera
Continue reading ““Not for Sale”: The Dysfunctional Normal”
“When a big vision meets a dysfunctional system, the dysfunctional system wins every time. Fix the system and success will flourish!”Daren Martin
Never in the history of Nigeria have Nigerians witnessed the kind of drama that surrounded the 2016 budgeting process. The budget was in the news even before the first word was typed, and continued to stay in the limelight after its presentation, thanks to fluffy unsanitary pads and bickering by the presidency and the legislature. Like Paul Cezanne wrote, “we [truly] live in a rainbow of chaos”. Some say that chaos produces order. The validity of this statement regarding this budget remains to be seen in its implementation. Continue reading “Now That We Have a Budget”