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BUA: Running with the Hares and Hunting with the Hounds

BUA: Running with the Hares and Hunting with the Hounds

I have been an ardent advocate of free market where healthy competition can drive supply, demand, prices and general quality of services. In February 2021, when Chairman of BUA Group, Alhaji AbdulSamad Rabiu, called for…

Fuel subsidy: Random musings

Fuel subsidy: Random musings

‘One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.’ — Ancient Greek philosopher, Plato Once again I am compelled to write on a topic…

Going home to Akwa Ibom

Going home to Akwa Ibom

I hadn’t been to Akwa Ibom, my home state, in about four years. My knowledge of what happened in the state during that period, from socio-economic and political perspectives, was based on secondary sources –…

How silent is the silence of the silent killer? (2)

How silent is the silence of the silent killer? (2)

Treatment 1.Hypertension has no cure but can be effectively controlled by medications which are taken lifelong. 2.Lifestyle changes via discontinuation of smoking and alcohol intake play a major role. 3.Being more active (as opposed to…

How silent is the silence of the silent killer? (1)

How silent is the silence of the silent killer? (1)

The scene Mr JJ is the Executive Director of a multinational corporation, he’s had about 20 years experience on the job and he’s been happy doing it because it’s been very rewarding. He sits an…

Impunity: SA shows Nigeria the way

Impunity: SA shows Nigeria the way

Africa doesn’t need strongmen, it needs strong institutions -Former US President Barack Obama, Accra, Ghana 2009 Former US President, Barack Obama said these immortal words when he addressed the Ghanaian Parliament in 2009, during his…

Orji Kalu’s throne attitude and time enemies give up

Orji Kalu’s throne attitude and time enemies give up

I have known a long time ago that human beings especially politicians , no matter how you choose to look at them , are not yet grounded in the art of allowing common sense and…

Will we do the needful in 2023?

Will we do the needful in 2023?

No one can beat his or her chest and honestly say that the nation we are living in now is a much better place than it was some six years ago when we went out…

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps

Scene 1 The Jamaican team doctor said Usain Bolt had to pull up in the 4x100m relay due to cramp in his hamstring. Bolt’s superlative sprinting career ended in disappointment when he collapsed to the…

Sanwo-Olu: Celebrating A Kind Hearted Achiever at 56

Sanwo-Olu: Celebrating A Kind Hearted Achiever at 56

It is common in our clime for praise singers and vuvuzela blowers to be at their best performances, increasing the tempo of their art to crescendo on a day like this for Governors, Presidents and…