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What the people of Oyo State need to break the sec

Saturday, December 27, 2014
Exactly on the 3rd of February this year-2014, Oyo State clocked 38 years. The State was created in 1976 by the then military government led by Late General Murtala Mohammed from the then old Western State which was divided into Ogun, Ondo and Oyo states respectively. In 1991, Osun state was carved ...

Voting as Democratic Route to Positive Change

Saturday, December 27, 2014
It is very correct that everything connected with nature and natural laws is based upon cause and effect. Invariably, every problem we are all witnessing today is caused by our decisions and hence, we definitely have to be part of the solutions. Gandhi rightly said We must become the change we see ...

The Kind of Leaders Needed for a Democratic Society

Saturday, December 27, 2014
Leaders are not made or born, but they are self-made and self-developed. Noel Tichy explains that leaders are not born but they are taught with the implication of making the choice to be taught and to follow the teachings. Leadership is a total sacrifice and not for privileges. A leader must motiva ...

Nigeria still at 54: The Bad-luck of having Leaders that cannot lead

Saturday, December 27, 2014
Albert Einstein has this to say centuries ago that We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking, if mankind is to survive... No problem can be solved from the same consciousness that created it . A better Nigeria requires a better thinking for most significant breakthroughs from old ways ...

Are We a Generation of Mediocrities?

Saturday, December 27, 2014
To be honest with you, since I came to the country for an international project on road traffic safety in Abuja towards the end of 2013, I have been restless and having sleepless nights in brainstorming and thinking of a simple realistic solution to the multi-various fundamental problems of my fathe ...

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE GOOD PEOPLE OF OYO STATE

Saturday, December 27, 2014
Good day and compliment of the season to all sons and daughters of Oyo State. Precisely on the 3rd of February this year, Oyo State clocked 38 years. In 1976, our able State was created by the then military government led by Late General Murtala Mohammed from the then old Western State which was ...

The Quality of a Good Politician in a Democratic Society

Monday, April 28, 2014
My little Oxford dictionary defines politician as 'person engaged or interested in politics' and politics as 'science and art of government; political affairs or life or principles etc.' Politics consists of 'social relations involving authority and power'. A politician is defined as one who is acti ...

RE- IS IGP ABUBAKAR SERIOUS ABOUT SAVING THE POLICE?

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Azu's piece on LEADERSHIP Friday 14th of March, 2014 (Conversation with Azu) on the Inspector General Police reminds me of one of my published online articles as soon as Mr M. D. Abubakar was appointed as the nation IGP. It goes with the title: 'If I were to be the new Inspector General of the Niger ...

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE GOOD PEOPLE OF OYO STATE

Sunday, February 16, 2014
Good day and compliment of the season to you sons and daughters of Oyo State. Precisely on the 3rd of February, 1976, thirty-eight years ago, our state, Oyo State was created by the then military government led by Late General Murtala Mohammed, the then old western state was divided into Ogun, O ...

An Open Letter To The Good People Of Oyo State

Monday, February 10, 2014
Good day and compliment of the season to you sons and daughters of Oyo State. Precisely on the 3rd of February, 1976, thirty-eight years ago, our state, Oyo State was created by the then military government led by Late General Murtala Mohammed, the then old western state was divided into Ogun ...

THE LESSON I LEARNT FROM MY ONE-MAN-ON-THE-SPOT-PEACEFUL-PROTEST IN IBADAN

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Idi Ape-Akobo Ojurin-Olorunda road is known to me as a resident for the past ten years now. The road is known for the horrible traffic hold-ups due to spontaneous increase in the population of the residents with corresponding increase in the volume of motorists. The last time the road was rehabilita ...

The Lesson I Learnt From My One-Man-On-The-Spot-Peaceful-Protest In Ibadan

Friday, January 10, 2014
Idi Ape-Akobo Ojurin-Olorunda road is known to me as a resident for the past ten years now. The road is known for the horrible traffic hold-ups due to spontaneous increase in the population of the residents with corresponding increase in the volume of motorists. The last time the road was rehabil ...

The Quality Of A Good Politician In A Democratic Society

Friday, January 10, 2014
My little Oxford dictionary defines politician as person engaged or interested in politics and politics as science and art of government; political affairs or life or principles etc. Politics consists of social relations involving authority and power . A politician is defined as one who is a ...
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