Ebola again reveals The prize of professionalism in Nigeria

ebola-virusThe message was circulated via sms and whatsapp. It read …

“Avoid First Consultants Medical Centre Ltd, Obalende, Lagos, The victim in the first case of Ebola identified in Nigeria has died in the hospital. Do not go near Obalende”.

As I read the message, My mind swung immediately, into unraveling the puzzle. How could the virus have been identified in the patient and by who?

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The unforced errors of the Oyo State ACN Government

I have always wondered how Rashidi Ladoja of the Accord Party managed to garner so much votes in the last elections in Oyo State. I got the answer yesterday, together with a nasty feelings that Abiola Ajimobi will rule Oyo State for only one term, not more. This will not his fault, but the retinue of clueless aids that assist him execute projects in Oyo State.

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Lessons from Gambia – I

I attended the African Internet Summit 2012 in Banjul Gambia from 4th to 18th May 2012. I already blogged about the summit, but I do have some noteworthy lessons from Gambia. Here goes  ….

On Saturday 19th May 2012, I took a day off to relax in preparation for my Journey back home. That afternoon, I honored an invitation from a “young upward and mobile” (Yummy) Gambian friend, who works at the equally upward mobile operator – QCell to attend a book Launch. What we call “Mo gbo mo ya” in Naija parlance. I am glad I honored the invitation, as it provided me with a set of take-away lessons from Gambia.

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Agbowo Shopping Complex Ibadan and Government of Oyo State

Image result for agbowoI could remember vividly the frenzy that went into the announcement of the winner of Oyo State governorship election; it was obvious that the wish of the majority and good people of Oyo State prevailed at the poll. More importantly the occupant of Agbowo Shopping Complex located opposite the gate of the premier University, the University of Ibadan, breath a final sense of relief. You may wonder why they in particular, but the strong rumour had it that the then outgoing government had concluded plans to sell the state edifice as done to some other state properties. The implications of this purported sale were not lost on us that make legitimate income in doing business in this government owned edifice.

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