A Litany of Bad Choices

Whereas there are several factors behind our woes in Nigeria, one common denominator for our dysfunctional state is a litany of imprudent choices. We would rather choose pernicious profiting over long-term benefits, and later wonder why things took a wrong turn. … More A Litany of Bad Choices

55 Reasons for Unity

On Saturday, 1st October 1960, thousands of happy Nigerians gathered at the Race Course Square (Tafawa Balewa Square) Lagos, to witness their young country’s independence ceremony. For many persons who shared greetings and basked in the ambient excitement, the full import of “independence” was not known. The knowledge that “the white man will go, and … More 55 Reasons for Unity