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Nigeria’s new ministerial list portends a future that is Nigeria’s immediate past – Tola Adenle

June 22, 2011

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by Tola Adenle Dr. Okonjo-Iweala: With President Jonathan’s choice of Dr. Iweala, Nigeria has signified its choice of staying on the debt route. If Iweala knew that Nigeria needs “external loans”, why did she encourage and actively participate in the settlement of the old debts, a situation that drew applause Nigeria’s way? Nigeria seems doomed. […]

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A new series is born: “Crime syndicate masquerading as a nation”? A view from some USA compatriots – Tola Adenle

June 20, 2011

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[“Ibadan poster-mania was posted just about an hour ago – as promised.  Do not miss it.] I’m still to start reading NEXT’s lead story from Sunday’s [yesterday] edition because I like to  savor the inserts first before going to the main paper weekly.  It often leaves me reading the paper till mid-week but comments on […]

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Abracadabra accounting: Nigeria settles N51 billion London Club loan but none can tell who took it? – Tola Adenle

June 16, 2011

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It seems just like yesterday when Nigeria was being showcased as the poster child of being debt-free.  Under  retired General Obasanjo’s administration and Dr. Okonjo-Iweala’s headship of the Finance Ministry, we were told the best way was to live debt-free and we were made to oblige.   Before other African countries could say, “congratulations, big brother, […]

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