Interviews (9)

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― R. Buckminster Fuller (1885-1983)

At the end of Just Before Dawn, first published in May 1988, the following statement occurs:

By Ayodele Adio
I FELT a bit miffed at the president’s Eid-el-fitr message not because it lacked compassion or empathy but because it lacked a departure from his strongly held minimalist view of our daily reality. In all sincerity, I have made a solemn promise not to throw empty criticism at Mr. President and only lend my voice to matters in which common sense is clearly shrugged away to accommodate political vacuity.

By Azuka Onwuka - 
The killing of the early morning street evangelist, Mrs Eunice Olawale Elisha, in Kubwa, Abuja two weekends ago was the final point that made me conclude that something strange and inexplicable has happened to the Yoruba in the past one year.

Abuja based prominent politician and economist Mgborogwuorji Olisa Uzoewulu popularly known as Wulus has described the just concluded area councils election in the Federal Capital Territory as the worst since the dawn of politics in the country.

SENATOR Anthony Adefuye is the Secretary of the Yoruba Unity Forum. In this interview, he spoke on sundry issues affecting the Yoruba within the Nigeria entity. Here is the report:

Born to academics in what was then still a British colony, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was a teenager when civil war broke out in Nigeria seven years after independence, and she ended up working as a cook for the Biafran rebels on the frontlines. After leaving Nigeria to study economics at Harvard and then MIT, she spent two decades at the World Bank, eventually becoming a vice president.

The national publicity secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, on Thursday, described himself as an accidental politician, adding that his dream was to make a mark as a successful lawyer.

Mr. Rislanudeen Muhammad is an economist and graduate of Bayero University Kano, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and alumnus of Lagos and Harvard Business Schools. He worked in the Office of Budget and Planning in Kano State, Centre Point Merchant Bank, Tropical Commercial Bank and later Unity Bank where he rose to become acting director. He is currently the chief executive of Safmur Investments Limited.

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