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Polytechnic graduates as sacrificial lambs

When I heard the news that Polytechnic graduates would soon be flushed out of the Nigerian Civil Service, my mind was in doubt if this country is sincerely committed to its developmental goals. Why should a country map out goals for development and afterwards erect strictures to stall their attainment? To discount products of technical education and still hope to achieve the vision 20:2020 is nothing but tomfoolery.

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The leader and his people

As I read reports of the event I keep thinking why is it that only foreign leaders care enough about Africa and its troubles to engage the people. How many of our leaders have held such parley with the youths except it is for self-serving political projects like the numerous foolish endorsements from delinquent youth organization for irresponsible political leaders in Nigeria?

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Edo PDP crisis, Osunbor and the prize of disunity

I am surprised that a number of these leaders did not seem to know what they were letting themselves into when, by their devious political manipulations, Prof. Osunbor was eased out of office as Governor of Edo State. Many would still recall that soon after Comrade Oshiomhole was declared winner of the disputed 2007 gubernatorial election by the Court of Appeal, one former frontline national leader of the PDP said, his happiness only thinly disguised, that the PDP loss of the political and administrative leadership of Edo State was the prize the party had to pay for its disunity.

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Compromising the altar of God (2)

IN other saner climes, looters or thieves like we have them here, will see shame because the system will trump him up as a deviant crook and reject him. Neighbours would watch him and hesitate to acknowledge him, they will follow him closely until he slips and they will provide the evidence to put him away in jail for a while.

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Compromising the altar of God

THE scriptures tell us that King David, the man after God’s heart, committed murder, and took the wife of the victim of his murder. God sent his prophet to rebuke the King and he effectively delivered God’s message to the King, which led to the full repentance of the King and deliverance of Israel from the problems and challenges of laboring under a cursed King.

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