Month: April 2011

Governor Fashola, Festac Grammar School Ti Baje O..!

By Adeola Aderounmu The images in this essay show what is left of Festac Grammar School on 41 Road Festac Town, Lagos. The first set of high school graduates from Festac Grammar School emerged in 1984. I have no concrete information about the general… Continue Reading “Governor Fashola, Festac Grammar School Ti Baje O..!”

Nigeria:Election arrangement and a disjointed country

Adeola Aderounmu There was a court injunction issued recently in Nigeria that the Electoral Agency should rearrange the election time table to what it was pre-2003. That is the presidential election should be the last in the sequence of elections. But INEC and PDP… Continue Reading “Nigeria:Election arrangement and a disjointed country”

One of the Worst Weeks in Nigeria’s History

Adeola Aderounmu I want to forget this week as quickly as I can. This is one of the saddest weeks of my life. This week, several Nigerian youth were massacred across Northern Nigeria. They are graduates who were serving under the National Youth Service… Continue Reading “One of the Worst Weeks in Nigeria’s History”

Elections and Riots, It Is In Their Character

Adeola Aderounmu I still hold on to my views about how elections should be conducted in Nigeria. There is still a need to establish permanent workable electoral processes that will avoid wastage of funds, and on the side, lives, every four years. Whether they… Continue Reading “Elections and Riots, It Is In Their Character”

Ghana As The True Rising Giant Of Africa

Adeola Aderounmu Ghana’s GDP has been reviewed upward (USD 31.5) representing a growth of 75%. What is interesting is that the new figure reflected the contributions of both the service and agricultural sectors. The Ghanaian government is looking into other areas of her economy… Continue Reading “Ghana As The True Rising Giant Of Africa”

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