Month: April 2007

Why Politicians Steal

By Adeola Aderounmu (The Guardian, 9-11-2002)  THE problems in Nigeria are becoming too numerous to elucidate and an encounter with a typical Nigerian shows that many have resigned to fate for the solution to Nigeria’s problem if it will ever come. I have not… Continue Reading “Why Politicians Steal”

Obasanjo, can you stop talking?

Adeola Aderounmu. Since the elections that took place in April 2007, Obasanjo has been talking like a senseless adult and that is not the common way of elders in Nigeria. He openly accepted the failures and shortcomings of the elections. So, the question is:… Continue Reading “Obasanjo, can you stop talking?”

WHY NIGERIA WILL NOT BE GREAT SOON

by Adeola Aderounmu. Nigeria calls herself the giant of Africa. Please can someone tell Nigeria and Nigerians to wake up! Giant of where? Nigerians are giants only in their homes. They live under an illusion of pre-independence glory. They count on the dense population… Continue Reading “WHY NIGERIA WILL NOT BE GREAT SOON”

THE NIGERIAN SENATE: A FINAL CALL TO DUTY!

Adeola Aderounmu.  At some point in the history of great nations, the people made collective decisions/wills to end tyranny, dictatorship or whatever way oppressions can be described. In many instances, the people bade farewell to poverty and diseases using the Never Again syndrome. In… Continue Reading “THE NIGERIAN SENATE: A FINAL CALL TO DUTY!”

NIGERIA AT CHRISTMAS 2006

Adeola Aderounmu. I visited Nigeria after 3 years of absence. My plan was to stay with my Nigerian family and friends for one month or thereabout. Unfortunately, I didn’t stay more than 2 weeks in Lagos Nigeria. I arrived at the near peak of the… Continue Reading “NIGERIA AT CHRISTMAS 2006”

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