Energy, Politics

₦40 per Litre: Local Refining to Save Nigeria

I wonder what Danish philosopher, Soren Kierkegaard, would have witnessed to trigger his assertion that “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true”. Usually, a lack of information makes people susceptible to being fooled, especially when they are marinated in well-spun tales generously adorned with the best spices of propaganda. But there is another set who ordinarily should or seem to have relevant information, yet choose to be fooled. With regards to arguments about local refining in Nigeria, it is such persons that should get Soren’s hammer.

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Kpo-Fire to the Rescue

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who would survive but those who can best manage change”. This quote by Leon Megginson encapsulates a trait of humanity—continuous adaptation. As earthlings, we are guaranteed that changes would always occur. When such changes lead to adversity, life becomes a race for the survival of the best adapter. Nigerians are in an era of change promised by President Buhari. However, this article is not about Buhari. It’s about a flammable liquid called kerosene. Continue reading “Kpo-Fire to the Rescue”