Akintokunbo Adejumo's Blog – March 2012 Archive (2)

Corruption Incorporated Nigeria Limited (Or Unlimited?)

Murder, Inc. (or Murder Incorporated) was the name given by the American press to organized crime groups in the 1920s through the 1940s that resulted in hundreds of murders on behalf of the American Mafia and Jewish Mafia groups who together formed the early organized crime groups in New York and elsewhere. The name was a journalistic invention.

 

This same phrase should be applied to Nigeria’s main industry of nowadays – Corruption, since it is now beyond doubt that it…

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Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on March 30, 2012 at 11:58am — No Comments

Ibori - Divine Retribution And Punishment For Hubris

When the late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti released the song, VIP – Vagabond In Power in the late 70’s, Nigerians paid little heed to the lyrics, but danced their feet out to this politically-laced music. By the time they realised that Fela was something of a prophet, it was rather too late for them to arrest situations whereby their rulers were in fact vagabonds, thieves, looters and convicted felons. That is not to mention political prostitutes and opportunists whose main intent into going into…

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Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on March 2, 2012 at 6:17am — No Comments

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