Posts by Aderinola:

EFCC; Spread Your Dragnet to Other Looters!

The arrest of James Ibori is a step forward in the fight against corruption in Nigeria. Corruption is the biggest obstacle to our development. Along with corruption is greed which leaves us with a combined vicious unit responsible for several... Read More | Share

China and the Resurgent Global Quest to Plunge Africa

Written on December 18th, 2007 by
Categories: African Affairs

China and the resurgent global quest to plunge Africa By Adeola Aderounmu Indeed, China has made giant strides in economic growth such that the other parts of the world tremble. China is a force to reckon with globally and no one can take that away... Read More | Share

95th out of 100: Is Nigeria that bad for global business?

Written on November 23rd, 2007 by
Categories: General Articles

My interest in economics and business is growing by the day especially since I found myself on the naïve side after the attempted soludization slash dollarization of the Naira. So, you can imagine my enthusiasm when I received my weekly dose of... Read More | Share

Femi Pedro’s Defection to PDP — Unholy Flirting

Written on November 4th, 2007 by
Categories: General Articles

Femi Pedro, the former Deputy Governor (DG) of Lagos from 2003 to 2007 has now pitched his tent with the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP). Declaring for the party he stated that his action was the latest in his quest for an enduring and robust platform... Read More | Share

Between Nigeria and Sweden: A matter of honour

Written on November 2nd, 2007 by
Categories: General Articles

By Adeola Aderounmu After the new government was inaugurated in Sweden last year (2006), Maria Borelius-the Trade Minister left the new government only after 8 days. What were her crimes? In the 1990s, she hired a nanny and she did not pay any tax on... Read More | Share

Do 59 000 Nigerian women die annually from maternity-related problems?

Written on October 30th, 2007 by
Categories: Health

By Adeola Aderounmu. A recent report in the Nigerian Guardian (23/10/2007) revealed that the Minister of Health, Prof. Adenike Grange promised free Medicare for children and pregnant women. She pointed out that some states in Nigeria are doing that... Read More | Share

Fix My Speaker!

Written on October 12th, 2007 by
Categories: General Articles

“You are a very stupid electrician you know!” “I am not stupid and I am not an electrician!”   “What are you then?” “I am an engineer. I deal with electronics. Maintenance, installation and repair. And... Read More | Share

The Day Snow Fell in Lagos

Written on September 24th, 2007 by
Categories: General Articles

It started to snow from 2am and it didn’t stop until 4am. Being a delicate (some say dangerous) city, no one was awake at that time except a few groups of people who must work at night. Among these groups are the men in masks. In the believing minds... Read More | Share

This Pensioner Must die!

Written on July 25th, 2007 by
Categories: General Articles

Are you kidding me? I was just 35 years old on July 12 and you have been freaking me out with details of my pension for more than 3 years. Every other month you send me updates on my pension. Please stop bugging me! I am still a very active man and you... Read More | Share

Nigeria: What more to write?

Written on July 14th, 2007 by
Categories: General Articles

Like more than 50 million Nigerians who will probably go to bed tonight without a decent meal or with no food at all, I am sitting up late and looking deeply into the situation in Nigeria. It gives me great concerns. All the members of my Nigerian... Read More | Share

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