Akintokunbo Adejumo's Blog – September 2011 Archive (2)

Nigeria at 51: Elegy to A Confounding Country

I normally don’t join in celebrating Nigeria’s Independence Day anywhere I am in the world; at least not since the late 70s. I also do not write the usual piece analyzing our problems and preferring solutions. Other better, able and more flamboyant writers always find time to do that, but to what end? Nobody seems to ever listen to us, year in, year our. We do it all over again.

 

Our leaders stand on rostrums in parade grounds and exhort  us and repeat…

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Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on September 30, 2011 at 3:01pm — 1 Comment

Blame! Blame! Blame! Blame Someone Else! – A Nigerian Political Pastime

 “Our enemies are the political profiteers, the swindlers, the men in high and low places that seek bribes and demand 10 percent; those that seek to keep the country divided permanently so that they can remain in office as ministers or VIPs at least, the tribalists, the nepotists, those that make the country look big for nothing before international circles, those that have corrupted our society and put the Nigerian political calendar back by their words and deeds. ” Major…

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Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on September 18, 2011 at 3:44pm — No Comments

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