When shall we get the next alert from our ancestors?

Chinua Achebe was arguably the greatest writer of our time. His works remain evergreen and have been translated into numerous languages...

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Foreign Investment: Forget Sokoto, Target ‘Shokoto’

“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the...

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Fifty Years After The War: We Must Make Progress

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it” – George Santayana, Spanish Philosopher, 1863 – 1952 Emmanuel was...

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BETWEEN THE OPPRESSOR AND THE OPPRESSEE

“The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.” Steven Biko (1946-1977) Steven Biko was a revolutionary whose...

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Conspicuous Consumption of Our Tomorrow, Today

“The phrase “consumer society” complements the description of the present social order as an “industrial society.” Needs are...

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What is Your Money Doing in the Bank?

“It is not by augmenting the capital of the country, but by rendering a greater part of that capital active and productive than would...

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MY MINISTRY IS JUCIER THAN YOURS

Let me start with a fairly old story which was recently repackaged and circulated on the social media. It’s about two friends; one...

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The Political Economy of Xenophobia

“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate,...

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Of Market Forces and Forced Markets

“Indeed, a major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it… gives people what they want instead of what a particular...

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SHUT UP, YOU ARE A COMPOUND IDIOT AND BASTARD

‘‘A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within’’ – Will Durant “There is a fine...

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