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Saturday, 03 September 2011 03:09

Unshackling and Salvaging Nigeria

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The current war of words coming from General Ibrahim Badamosi and General Mathew Aremu Okikiola Olusegun Obasanjo is a welcome development in Nigeria to see the last tresses in the butts of the Military incursion into governance in Nigeria. The blood of the innocent Nigerians, the souls of the founding fathers, the pains and sufferings of poor Nigerians will continue to hurt the Buffoon and Buffalo leaders that have misled the country. They would definitely get paid before they bid this world farewell for their journey to hell or heaven depending on their imagination. The most foolish person in this…
Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)LAWYERS IN THE MEDIA (LIM) FORUM5th Annual LectureNBA Port-Harcourt Law Center, August 24th, 2011 The contemporary torts of libel and slander, collectively known as defamation laws which are common features in the legal system of several Commonwealth countries today including the United States of America originated primarily from the English defamation law which permits an aggrieved party to initiate an action for libel for any printed, broadcast or published false statements that harm reputation, diminish respect, defame character, or cause a reasonable person to have a low esteem of that individual or entity. However, Governmental entities cannot…
The following are incontrovertible facts about the Nigerian electricity sector: there is either no or epileptic electricity supply in about 90% of Nigerian homes and offices which, thus, depend on generators and spend fortunes fuelling same; Nigerians pay through the nose for electricity never supplied; the problem is more of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN)’s penchant for denying Nigerians of electricity than the non-generation of adequate megawatts of electricity; Nigeria supplies reliable electricity to some neighbouring countries while her citizens have blackout; the touted recent improvement in electricity supply by PHCN is untrue; and the periodic hike in electricity…
Mr. Aluko wrote as follows: So for Obi Aduba to even SUGGEST that Ojerinde or the Federal Ministry of Education CONNIVED to lower the grades so as to get certain regional advantage for some people is simply and wildly preposterous.I was right there when it all happened:it was all democratically arrived at in broad daylight Here are may exact words in this regard Yet given the data that are represented by the above statistics, our very, very smart VCs decided that the minimum admission criterion for admission should be set at 180, 5 rungs below the maximum score (400) even…
2015 is not far away by any measurement. It is even shorter for all those who are eyeing Aso rock and much shorter for those who are making their first assault on the esteemed villa. If one has not started yet, one may be late already. The Igbo who have made a great deal of noise about 2015 are the most challenged. Here are the initial steps for everybody. If you are a member of People's Democratic Party already and intends to run as one: Start moving up the party ladder quickly. At this point you ougnigeria electionsht to be…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 04:02

Several Arab Countries Reject Islamic Banking

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Many Arab countries including Kuwait, do not want anything to do with Islamic banking. They consider it archaic, unworkable and counterproductive to the good health of free enterprise. Islamic banking retards entrepreneurship flair because of interference in too wide a range of businesses that the bank has no expertise or adequately trained or qualified personnel to nurture to success, as joint business partner of the businesses of its loans. Islamic banking is anti-globalization, which is the current vogue of world commerce. Two of the most conservative Islamic countries in the world, Iran and Pakistan, dabbled in Islamic banking but soon…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 04:00

Unloving People Are Evil And Mentally Ill

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This essay says that many persons are simultaneously evil and mentally ill. It says that mental health lies in being loving. Complete mental health, however, is not possible while people live in bodies; it is only possible in bodiless spirit; in body and ego people can approximate mental health by loving themselves and each other but would never be completely mentally healthy. The piece uses the behavior of an Igbo scam, con artist to illustrate its thesis. On July 26, 2011, I opened my email and there was this letter from an Igbo Nigerian man who claims to be an…
Someone has to say the uncomfortable truth, the truth that most people are afraid to say. People are afraid to say that truth lest they are seen as racist or hate black folks. Black folks themselves who are aware of this dreadful truth about their people are afraid to say it because they lack the courage to withstand the braying of their fellow blacks against them for saying it; they fear that they may be seen as self-hating blacks! Thus, there is a conspiracy of silence where most people know the truth and no one wants to say it.It is…