Posts by Babatoks:

A People’s Aversion to the Truth is their Undoing

Written on December 8th, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

"There is not a truth existing which I fear or wish unknown to the whole world." - Thomas Jefferson “When it comes to the truth, the real bias is thinking any one side has a monopoly on it.” – A Barton Hinkle. Three events or incidences... Read More | Share

Kudos to the Nigeria Police Force!

Written on December 8th, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

This might prove to be the foundation for a new, effective and efficient policing system in Nigeria. We will get there one day. It is certainly an improvement, forward-looking action and assures the public that it is doing its best to move with the... Read More | Share

Do Bad Things Really Happen to Bad People?

Written on October 19th, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

I've always liked this Somerset Maugham quote: "I do not believe myself to be a vindictive man; but when the immortal gods take a hand in the matter it is pardonable to view the results with complacency." My father once said: "I've never wished for... Read More | Share

NNPC Appointments: Much Ado about a Conflict of Interest

Written on September 21st, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

I was as usual browsing the noted and respected Sahara Reporters website when I came across a Petition/Press Release by a group named Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC)  who claimed to be a “coalition of over hundred and fifty... Read More | Share

Our Own Worst Enemy: The Iniquities of a People

Written on August 18th, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

To be your own worst enemy:  to cause most of your problems or most of the bad things that happen to you yourself, because of your character. A few years ago, I wrote an article entitled “A People Beyond Redemption”. Four years later, the... Read More | Share

Change is Never a Creation or Monopoly of any Party!

Written on July 7th, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything”. George Bernard Shaw “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We... Read More | Share

I Love (virtually) “Empty Treasuries”…………but ONLY if…….

Written on July 2nd, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

If my leaders tell me the "treasury is (virtually) empty" and I look around me and across the country, and I see progress and development, upliftment, empowerment of the masses; I see the hospitals working, with efficient and effective healthcare... Read More | Share

How Complicit are the Accountant and Auditor Generals in the Looting of Our Treasury?

Written on June 22nd, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

One of our problems as a people, as a society, is our intrinsic inability to be sincere, even with ourselves, and from this derives dishonesty, which leads to corruption, deceit, deception and fraud, and of course we know where this eventually leads... Read More | Share

Living Dangerously and Looking At the Bigger Picture

Written on June 2nd, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

Ever since Nigeria’s Independence in 1960 and becoming a Republic in 1963, the country seems to have been living on the edge; living dangerously, like the adrenalin-junkies of the extreme sports scene, so to speak, tottering on the edge of the... Read More | Share

Looking For A Quick Fix? We Must Be Kidding!

Written on May 20th, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

As we move closer to handover day to a brand new Federal Government of Nigeria on 29 May 2015, with a mixture of optimism and trepidation, if Nigerians (whether you voted for Buhari or not) think that the problems that have besieged and dragged Nigeria... Read More | Share

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