Posts by Babatoks:

Corruption Has Caught Up With Us At Last – It is Inevitable

Written on May 20th, 2014 by
Categories: General Articles

Corruption: Synonyms - Sleaze, dishonesty, exploitation, bribery, fraud, venality, vice. Many of us think we know what corruption looks or is like – a state governor dipping his dirty fingers in the treasury and amassing ill-gotten wealth; an... Read More | Share

All Loot and No Work Makes Me a Rich Man

Written on May 8th, 2014 by
Categories: General Articles

"The last official act of any government is to loot the treasury” has been a popular quotation on many websites since the global financial crisis of 2008. The quotation is usually attributed to George Washington (1732-1799), but there is no evidence... Read More | Share

An Evening With Senator (Mrs) Oluremi Tinubu

Written on April 7th, 2014 by
Categories: General Articles

On Saturday 5th April 2014, at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel in London, the Association of Nigerian Academics in the UK (ANAUK) led by Councillor Adedamola Aminu, the acting Mayor of the London Borough of Lambeth and a lecturer himself, recognised... Read More | Share

Missing – Why Is Our Money Always Missing?

Written on March 24th, 2014 by
Categories: General Articles

As far as public money is concerned in Nigeria, the word MISSING has taken on a whole new sinister meaning. Every day, it is one massive amount (usually in billions, soon to graduate into trillions) of money missing from the coffers of one government... Read More | Share

The Evil That Men Do……Does Not Mean Anything in Nigeria

Written on March 13th, 2014 by
Categories: General Articles

This article is not meant to hold brief or a rejoinder for Prof Wole Soyinka – I am most confident he, and others, can do this for himself more effectively than me; rather it is to seek to protect Nigerians from the insult and onslaught of the... Read More | Share

Impact of Cultural Changes in Nigeria Politics – Femi Fabiyi & Akintokunbo A Adejumo

Written on March 8th, 2014 by
Categories: General Articles

Impact of Cultural Changes in Nigeria Politics by Femi Fabiyi & Akintokunbo A Adejumo FFABIYI2@travelers.com and akinadejum@aol.com  Politics is likened to a basket of investment portfolio. As Investors focus on financial returns on their... Read More | Share

A Little, Humble Tribute to Late Chief Segun Okeowo

Written on January 31st, 2014 by
Categories: General Articles

Truly and indisputably, the last of the great student leaders of Nigeria “Nigeria, March/April 1978:  The Minister for Education, Col Ahmadu Ali under the Obasanjo Military administration, had just announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria... Read More | Share

Some Insights Into Democracy and How it Can Work in Nigeria

Written on January 16th, 2014 by
Categories: General Articles

Some Insights into Democracy and How it can work in Nigeria. By  Femi Fabiyi & Akintokunbo A Adejumo femif826@gmail.com and Akinadejum@aol.com  Democracy promotes the same sets of value no matter where it is practiced. Simple definition... Read More | Share

Of Planes, Trains and (Armoured) Automobiles

Written on October 25th, 2013 by
Categories: General Articles

"When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny."  - Thomas Jefferson Does the government fear us? Or do we fear the government? When the people fear the government, tyranny has found... Read More | Share

A Look at Nigerian States’ Slogans

Written on October 2nd, 2013 by
Categories: General Articles

Laughter, they say is the best medicine. Let’s take a comic look at our predicament in Nigeria The good state of Bayelsa proclaimed to the world on car number plates that it is the ‘The Glory of All Lands’ but has now been renamed “Pride of... Read More | Share

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