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What government won’t tell you about recession (3)

Nigeria and new economic status in Africa

NOTE: Before launching into the substance of today’s article, permit me to repeat what was published last week. Some messages are so important, they need to be repeated many times in order to cross the threshold of peoples’ awareness of the dangers ahead for us as individuals and as a country. Here is the message.

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WHAT GOVERNMENT WONT TELL YOU ABOUT RECESSION – 2.

Since writing the first column on the Business/Economic pages of VANGUARD in 1987, during the Babangida administration, nothing has first surprised, then amused me more than how the same set of fantasies/lies get recycled from one generation to the next. It is remarkable how appointed officials deceiving the Head of State and duping him into endorsing their dodgy schemes, go to great lengths to suppress the truth and intimidate those attempting to expose their lies.

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Nigeria and new economic status in Africa

Caution on 2019 GDP growth report

FOR a country so long starved of any good news, even a minor triumph must be celebrated by all of us. A buoyant economy is, after all, still one of the pillars of a good society – if it can be sustained. Any small step in the right direction must be applauded. So, let me congratulate the Federal Government for this very modest achievement.
But before the Aso Rock “loudspeakers” and the Minister of Information inundate the media with cheap propaganda, the following observations need to be made about this result, otherwise, you can trust the President’s “Three Musketeers” of propaganda to make it appear as if Buhari has achieved the economic miracle of the century.

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Insecurity, Amaechi

Ministry of Transportation as a metaphor for why development eludes Nigeria

A pessimist is a former optimist who finally got all the facts— Dele Sobowale, VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ p 186 Transportation: BUHARI must love failures;  he has appointed more of them than any other head of government since 1960. His current team which includes Ministers of Power, Justice, Health, Education, Finance, Aviation – to
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Nigeria and new economic status in Africa

Ministry of Transportation as a metaphor for why development eludes Nigeria

BUHARI must love failures; he has appointed more of them than any other head of government since 1960. His current team which includes Ministers of Power, Justice, Health, Education, Finance, Aviation – to mention a few includes several people who after almost five years in office, have very little to show for successful completion of any project.

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