Achebe Disappoints Me in His Last Book

Achebe Disappoints Me in His Last Book

Chinua Achebe, renowned author of “Things Fall Apart” disappointed me in his last book “There was a Country”, a personal recollection of the Nigerian Civil War (a.k.a Biafran War). This is not an original assertion since many other people have expressed disappointment for various reasons.  The nobel laureate Wole Soyinka for one, thought that inRead more about Achebe Disappoints Me in His Last Book[…]

CBN, Regulators, and the burden of communication

CBN, Regulators, and the burden of communication

The Central Bank of Nigeria’s monetary reform was struck down mainly due to the governor’s failure of communication.  An apparently good man, a well meaning Nigerian who is not afraid to be unpopular as long as he is in the right, Sanusi has repeatedly failed to realize that intelligence and goodwill are only just aRead more about CBN, Regulators, and the burden of communication[…]

Mr. President – Please don’t sign the Health Bill

Mr. President – Please don’t sign the Health Bill

Several page ads have been appearing in Nigerian newspapers asking President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria to quickly sign the health bill, and inviting Nigerians to join the ‘protest’ by sending SMS to a particular number.  Very few Nigerians know the actual content of the said bill so I asked a friend who is a lawyerRead more about Mr. President – Please don’t sign the Health Bill[…]

Starcomms Nigeria – a dying legacy?

Starcomms Nigeria – a dying legacy?

Now I don’t know how to measure a company that is dying, but I can guess.  OK, I admit it, more clever people than me (even the CDMA operators themselves) have talked about the difficult situations these CDMA mobile operators are experiencing.  Was it not Multilinks that recently became an orphan when its parent companyRead more about Starcomms Nigeria – a dying legacy?[…]

Next Newspaper suspends daily editions

Next Newspaper suspends daily editions

Why Next Newspaper stopped daily publication – trouble in the house! Yes effective last thursday July 13, Next newspaper has stopped its daily newspaper.  Official reasons given are only half of the facts.  Here is some published in another medium (PM News): “The management of Timbuktu Media Limited, publishers of Next Newspaper has stopped furtherRead more about Next Newspaper suspends daily editions[…]