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01/19/11

Permalink 12:03:15 am, by lateef lawal, 514 words   English (US) latin1
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*Nigeria: Akwa Ibom Airport Begins Foreign Operations

By Lateef Lawal

Christian pilgrims were, for the time, airlifted directly from Akwa Ibom International Airport (AKIA) to Jerusalem, Israel on Saturday, 8 January, 2011.

Before now, Christians from the State and other South East and South-South States used to go through the hardship of first, traveling by road to Port Harcourt International Airport to board flights to the holy land.

According to the Managing Director and chief executive officer of Ibom Airport Development Company (IADC), Managers of AKIA, Captain Jari Williams, the first batch of 215 pilgrims have been airlifted to the holy land. ( Continues below..... )

Airborne Plane

Photo Above: An Airborne Plane

Captain Williams disclosed that a total of about one thousand pilgrims are scheduled to be airlifted in the next one to two weeks from the Airport to Jerusalem.

He further revealed that the facility had been primed to undertake a 24-hour operation, having secured all the approvals from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for the purpose. “All the safety valves have been secured,” Captain Williams said.

The Managing Director however observed that AKIA “will only be open up to 9 pm throughout the current operations because our Area control in Calabar closes by 9 pm daily.”

On how the Airport was able to handle the international operations of this magnitude within less than two months of notification and request from the Nigerian Christian pilgrims welfare Board through the Akwa Ibom State branch of the body, Captain Williams attributed the success to the unflinching support of the state governor who according to him, had been “more than a pillar” for the company. ( Continues below..... )

1st Inaugural Flight To Akwa Ibom International Airport

Photo Above: 1st Inaugural Flight To Akwa Ibom International Airport (AKIA) - On September 23, 2009, an Arik Airlines plane carrying then Minister of Aviation, Babatunde Omotoba and top government officials, landed at AKIA amidst jubilation and celebration of huge crowd. Click Adjourning Link For Enlarged Photo:- http://www.nigeriamasterweb.com/Etc4/AkwaIbomInternAirport1stLandingLarge.jpg

He also commended the Airport Implementation Committee led by Air Cdre Idongesit Nkanga (rtd) and Engr. Etido Inyang together with the supervising Ministry of Special Duties led by Hon. Enobong Umoetuk for their unquantified commitment to the success of the operations. “The management greatly depended on these great minds to make it happen”, Captain Williams concluded.

AKIA has witnessed phenomenal growth in about the last one year. Some of the very significant milestones recorded by the airport within the period include; launching the historic inaugural flight into the facility, commencement of commercial flight operations to the airport by Arik Air followed by Dana Air and Aero contractors Airline.

Others include construction of automated gate, production and securing approval for airport operational manual, formal commissioning of the first phase of the facility by Mr. President and undergoing comprehensive calibration by Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA). All these are beside the recent upgrade of the Airport from visual flight rule(VFR) operations to instrument flight rule (IFR) operations.

Lateef Lawal (NigerianAviationNews)

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01/18/11

Permalink 07:05:23 am, by kali Email , 415 words   ng-NG
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*The Many Enemies of U.S.

By Kali Gwegwe

Unknown to many, including American citizens; the United States is under serious attack and very close to collapsing. This development is important owing largely to the enviable position the north American country occupies in international peace, diplomacy, development, and commerce.

There is no doubt that any form of instability in the United States will affect the entire world. Unfortunately, her many enemies, mostly from within have continued to threaten the foundation of her democratic culture, which is clearly the source of her strength. For decades now, successful American administrations have failed to identify their real enemies. Americans have most times seen Islamic Fundamentalists as their major enemies. This is not true. Who then are the actual enemies of the United States? Read Kali Gwegwe’s “The Undressing of Bill Clinton's White House: Enemies of United States' Democracy Unmasked.” Visit: http://i-proclaimbookstore.com/unofbiclwhho2.html. ( Continues below..... )

New York twin towers burning from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack.

Photo Above: New York twin towers burning from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack.

Clearly, the book offers a fresh perspective on the actual meaning of political leadership in an ideal democracy. The author argues that democracy does not begin and end with just organizing free and fair elections. He has also made a very strong argument that sound political leadership should go beyond merely appearing in cassock like most western politicians do.

While recognizing the importance of morality in leadership, the book rejects the opinion that integrity alone can make a politician a successful leader. According to Kali Gwegwe, Bill Clinton's private life failing is better than the public life failings of most American presidents. ( Continues below..... )

U.S. President Barack Obama

Photo Above: U.S. President Barack Obama

Kali Gwegwe was born in 1969; at the peak of the Nigeria-Biafra civil war. A native of Obogoro in Yenagoa Local Government of Bayelsa State; the author is a marine safety professional. Came to limelight when he led a bunch of unknown lads to win trophies in youth football tournaments in Nigeria and Europe. He was appointed Chairman of premier league side, Bayelsa United Football Club of Yenagoa in 2006 by Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, who was then the executive governor of Bayelsa State. He has written two other books: “Western Democrats in Glass Parliaments” (2000) and “A Letter To Governor Jonathan” (2006).

Kali Gwegwe writes from Yenagoa, Bayelsa State and can be reached at kali.gwegwe@nigerianfootballpost.com ( 0806 407 4810 )

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01/17/11

Permalink 12:28:53 am, by admin Email , 633 words   English (US) latin1
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*American Takes Nigerian Goat As House Pet

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Nino Scirica, an American man resident in North Carolina State, prefers the company of a goat to a dog. Scirica acquired a Nigerian dwarf goat as house pet instead of a dog known as man's best friend. He says his Nigerian goat is a great pet and friend with lots of fun. "He's a lot of fun," Scirica said. Scirica named the goat "Zeke" and gave it free reign of his auto shop. The goat eats just about anything and has its own room at Scirica's shop. Zeke knows how to turn off the light when it is time for it to go to bed. ( Continues below….. )

Nigerian dwarf goat kept by Nino Scirica as house pet

Photo Above: Nigerian dwarf goat kept by Nino Scirica as house pet

Scirica said he got the goat as a joke after his wife put pressure on him about doing landscaping around their home. According to Scirica: "It started as a joke to my wife. She was always on me to do the landscaping." "I was, I'm going to get a goat. I'm going to get a goat. Don't worry," Scirica would tell his wife. Scirica further told newsmen: "I used to bring him home on the weekends. He was free to roam around in my yard, but one of my neighbors complained to the homeowner's association. I keep him here at the shop and come visit him on the weekends." He says Zeke turned out to be a great pet. ( Continues below….. )

Nino Scirica playing with his Nigerian dwarf goat house pet

Photo Above: Nino Scirica playing with his Nigerian dwarf goat house pet

According to Scirica, his Nigerian pet goat attracts a lot of customers. Some think it is an ugly dog, while others think it is the coolest thing in the world Scirica told reporters. He said Zeke likes to eat everything, including paper, cardboard and even peels paint off the wall. ( Continues below….. )

Zeke room

Photo Above: Zeke's (Nigerian dwarf goat) room

Nigerian Dwarf Goats are miniature (small) dairy goats. They enjoy increasing world popularity due to their small size, colorful markings and excellent dairy characteristics. They come in different colours, including black, red, white, cream and spotty patterns. Their milk is sweeter and higher in butterfat than other dairy goats. They do not require as much space and feed as their larger dairy goat counterparts, due to their small stature. ( Continues below….. )

Nigerian dwarf goat

Photo Above: A Nigerian dwarf goat

They are even-tempered, friendly and easily trainable. They can walk on leash just like dogs. Americans are increasingly using them as companion pets, due to their gentle and friendly personalities.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved Nigerian Dwarf Goat as a livestock dairy goat, which makes them eligible for youth 4H and FFA projects. They are considered rare by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. Their average lifespan is between fifteen to twenty years with good animal care.

Nigerian dwarf goats

Photo Above: Nigerian dwarf goats

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01/16/11

Permalink 12:26:24 am, by mazisuco, 2321 words   ng-NG
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*Nigeria: We Must Get It Right This Time, No Matter What

By Engr. Steve Ochonma (Submitted 27/12/10)

On November 25, 2010 after the Emergency National Council of State meeting in Abuja, Journalists sort to know ex-president Olusegun M.A.O Obasanjo’s thought about the much talked about zoning issue in the ruling PDP and also the purported adoption of ex-vice president Atiku Abubakar by Nine Northern Leaders as the Northern Nigeria’s consensus candidate for 2011 presidential Election. But Obasanjo’s response was not only dramatic but comic as well. Those journalists same day had interviewed ex-military head of state, Mohammed Buhari, who responded with the popular view that zoning is entirely a PDP internal affairs and should be treated as such. Buhari was also to go further to state that the presidential primary in his CPC is open to all Nigerians. He thereby acknowledged the well known fact that zoning of political offices, in Nigeria is unconstitutional. So if the constitutional provision is that any Nigeria can aspire for any political office in the land, why all the noise about zoning? So what are these agents of zoning talking about? Why all those inflammatory statements about consequences of PDP not abiding by the zoning principle?

On whose behalf and interests are the so-called elder statesmen threatening fire and brimstone? It should be noted that PDP as a party and at the highest level had revisited the issue of zoning and took a firm stand on it. All every loyal PDP member could do is abide by the majority decision or quit. This is the beauty of democracy. To do otherwise is a call to anarchy. And no responsible government would allow that to happen. Those farming the embers of anarchy should desist forthwith and allow us to enjoy some “fresh air” before it is too late for them. I want “fresh air” in Nigeria too. We were choking with polluted air before now. But thank God we are beginning to enjoy some fresh air now. And I think every well meaning Nigerian should be happy for that. ( Continues below….. )

Nigeria Ex-President Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo

Photo Above: Nigeria Ex-President Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo

My suggestion to the zoning bigots is to respect the party position on zoning of the presidency and go into the PDP primaries with concrete strategies to win by the ballots, or quit the party and form a credible opposition that is capable of defeating PDP at the polls. There is no other legitimate option.

Back to the Obasanjo’s response to the journalists in Abuja on that 25th November, 2010, he simply said “I am laughing, Kia, kia, kia, kia, when my car is ready let me know, kia, kia, kia” Obasanjo’s response was not only dramatic and comic, it also showed the degree to which he holds Atiku in contempt. Even though Obasanjo’s administration from May 29, 1999 to May 29, 2007 was not particularly a success, there were some, marginal gains made in the areas of telecommunications, debt settlements and banking consolidation. That was not the best we could have got under the prevailing circumstances, but, it was obviously meaningful and better than the previous eight years.

On top of the mistakes of Obasanjo’s administration was the privatization and commercialization programmes, and the attempted power sector reform. While the former was a phony scheme calculated at converting National public assets to private pockets, the later was a monumental failure. The motives for these were personal gains from the outset. Ironically this same Atiku Abubakar was the supervisor of those programs as vice president to Obasanjo. This seems to reinforce the claim in many quarters that Atiku has a reputation for corruption.

But why exactly did Obasanjo laugh? Were the nine persons who sat and picked Atiku to represent the North truly Northern leaders of today? Was it a soft exit strategy for IBB and the likes, who had been rejected by Nigerians en-mass even before the contest began? Was it a strategy for Atiku to negotiate for a favorable deal? What exactly was the motive? And would other Northern presidential candidates truly withdraw and support Atiku in 2011? It is unlikely, but time will tell.

So on whose interest were those nine wise men from the North (I beg your pardon – I thought “the wise men” were from the east) acting? While we look for answers to those and other looming similar questions, let me state that I can perceive the reason for Obasanjo’s laughter. It was Obasanjo that truncated Atiku’s ambition in 2007, by fielding an obviously sick Alhaji Umaru Yar’adua. Today nothing has changed significantly to suggest that those forces that stopped him then cannot effectively do it again in 2011. This Atiku 2011 project seems to be destined for doom on take off. Are there no better candidates in the North to contest against a performing incumbent president like Goodluck Jonathan? It will take a candidate with a much better pedigree than Atiku, a pro-active strategy and political navigation, and not just a zoning sentiment to defeat President Goodluck Jonathan in 2011. But so far we have not seen anything near that. I predict therefore that if things continues the way they are now, then the Jonathan-Sambo ticket would not only win the presidency comfortably but also in a landslide, even if we conduct the freest election in the history of the world. ( Continues below…… )

Nigerians line-up to vote during election

Photo Above: Nigerians line-up to vote during election, while a cattle herder remains on his normadic job with his herd.

I do not hold brief for President Jonathan, but I know from some decision he has taken in the last six months that he will make a good transformation president. He is certainly not the best now but he is the most positioned to win in 2011, even in a free, fair and credible contest. He should be able to provide the much needed bridge between the previously dark and corrupt governments and the transparent, pro-active, responsible and sensitive government we all yawn for. This is essential today, for a start, in the right direction – we have been on the wrong path all along.

Apart from Atiku’s alleged corrupt reputation, it is also not clear if he is prepared for the kind of leadership required in a 21st century Nigeria. Robert Green, the Machiavellian student and the classical author of the best selling 48 laws of power warns those who would play the power game to deal subtly and decisively. He advises that for one to succeed in the power game, one must make his reputation unassailable; he further opined that an enemy needed to be crushed totally in body and spirit. Green states that a feared enemy must be crushed completely. If one ember is left alight, no matter how dainty it smolders, a fire will eventually break out-more is lost through stopping halfway than through total annihilation; the enemy will recover and will seek revenge. Atiku falls short of almost all those laws.

Legend has it that Atiku had President Obasanjo beg for mercy on his kneels prior to 2003 elections. He was to run with Obasanjo later on same ticket. He forgot that you don’t point a gun at a four star general like Obasanjo, and put it back. Today the rest is story. Like most Nigerians in position of leadership, he seems to lack the knowledge of the laws of power, leadership, business success and greatness. Running a country is like running a business venture. As Brain Tracy put it in his 100 absolutely unbreakable laws of business success, “if you practice the same principles that others have applied and succeeded, you too will succeed, but if you ignore them, you will certainly fail like those who failed.

There’s no two ways about that. Again the international leadership guru, Dr. John C. Maxwell in his best selling book: 21 irrefutable laws of leadership stated that “everything rises and falls on leadership”. In the course of writing my yet to be published classic: Greatness redefined – 100 infallible laws of greatness, (where upon I read and I am still reading) thousands of pages of books; history; biographies; autobiographies, story, classics, ecclesiastical, academic, you name it. I have come to see that Nigeria is where she is today owing to one and only a singular reason; lack of pro-active leadership. I could not agree less with Dr. Maxwell that when a talented team loses repeatedly the head coach must be fired. When a church is not doing well-fire the senior pastor, when a business organization despite all available resources and competent workforce is having problems meeting targets – the CEO must go, and when a country or state is facing a huge crises or challenge, be it economic, political or otherwise, the leadership has to be sent packing and new one elected.

In Nigeria these laws are violated with impunity each and everyday, yet we want to prosper. We want to succeed yet we ignore these noble principles of success. What an irony? It is on this premise that I find it difficult to understand President Jonathan’s tactical support for such rogue Governors like T. A. Orji of Abia state, Ikedi Ohakim of Imo State and so many others, mainly of the PDP family. T. A. Orji is a flat failure while Ikedi Ohakim is a deceit. These men should vacate office not later than May 29, 2011. They are not just prepared for good governance. Everything depends on preparation. But how can you prepare when you do not know what to prepare for and how to go about it. This is the Nigeria Dilemma. All they know how to do is loot, loot and loot. ( Continues below….. )

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria

Photo Above: President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria

Governor T. A. Orji of Abia State while declaring his intention to run for second term at Michael Okpara Auditorium Umuahia a few days back implied that he was a good man who joined a bad political gang. He used the world gang himself. Yes it was and still is a gang of broad daylight pen robbers. How can a criminal claim to be good but belong to a bad gang. It is a team thing. Everyone compliments the other. Every team member is as free or guilty as the other. In a team work everyone shares the shame of defeat and bask in euphoria of glory. T. A. Orji should therefore stop exhibiting his naivety in governance. Andrew Johnson, the 17th President of the United State (1865 – 1869), who succeeded Abraham Lincoln upon assassination on April 15th, 1865 was a flat failure not because of his lack of basic education – he was polished and coached by his 17 years old wife, on basic reading, writing and mathematical skills, but mainly because he lacked vision, optimism, pro-activity and knowledge of the laws of leadership. He went down in history as one of the worst president ever in American history. He was the first to be impeached for wrong decisions and policies. He was a typical example of the Nigeria leadership of the Past.

On the other hand, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of America (1933 – 1945) was a huge success. He became the only president till date to be elected for more two terms. He was elected for four consecutive terms – 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944. he was reputed to have a combination of optimism and activism – which contributed to reviving the American Spirit. Under Roosevelt, 25% unemployment evaporated and industrial economy sour to heights no one ever expected. Roosevelt though paralyzed at age 39, refused to accept that he was permanently paralyzed. Regardless his health challenges he was elected governor of New York and later president for four terms.

His first and second new deal policies and such other policies did not only brought the U.S. out of the great depression, but consolidated games made and created the American empire in 1945 after world war II and just a few months after his death. His lend-lease policy which was the first in America and perhaps in the world history created the alliance and partnership that defeated Nazi Germany and Imperialist Japan. Also such partnership between the Prussians, the Britons and allies defeated Napoleon I. These and many other such quality leadership is the reason I believed and still believe that the Biafran experience of 1967 was a suicide mission.

Though the Biafran soldiers obeyed the law of buy-in, the leadership of Biafra had low lid and low intuitive bias. It was not pro-active despite being optimistic and ambitious. The consequence of this low lid leadership was wastage of 7m British pound personal inheritance of 1966, millions of souls, property worth billions in any currency and positions of authority in Nigeria by Ndigbo.

It is absolutely necessary therefore for a leadership to adopt these time tested principles and adapt also to them for maximum result. In my book: greatness redefined – 100 infallible laws of greatness, I have tried to ensure that a good number of Nigerians death or alive are portrayed as having obeyed these laws but it has been difficult. I have gone through so many biographies, autobiographies and story books written about popular Nigerians and leaders of Nigeria over and over, and over again, to see if I can make something that would confirm the obedience of those laws, but the result is a finding of violation of the laws of greatness instead.

Even the ecclesiastical leadership in Nigeria is not exempted from this pattern. Leadership seam to be a Nigerian problem and we must get it right this time, no matter what it takes. On this I stand with Martin Luther King (Jnr) to say “we have known infinite disappointments but we also know infinite hope”. This was what made Franklin Delano Roosevelt one of the greatest political leaders of all time – infinite hope in infinite possibilities in a dark and dying world.

Engr. Steve Ochonma ( Article Submitted 27/12/10)

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01/15/11

Permalink 08:06:42 am, by drgenesis, 1205 words   ng-NG
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*Nigerian Naira versus Dollar Analysis in Retrospect

By Dr. Genesis Dawuda

About 37 years ago, coincidentally my birth year; Nigeria’s economic situation was not competing with American Dollar but with that of United Kingdom’s Pound sterling buying it at N2 to a £ 1. Nigeria is a country blessed and also bedeviled by myriads of hydra-headed problems. Back in the days, when 65k was exchanged for a dollar, there was no such thing as brain-drain, human trafficking and what have you.

Back in those days, do you know that the government of U.A.E. came to Nigeria seeking for loan from Nigeria? I don’t need to write about Malaysia coming to Nigeria, consulted some of our best brains and even exported our own brand of palm trees from the nursery to improve their agricultural sector. Today I don’t need to tell you how strong that economy is today. Thousands of our children troop to their embassy to either go for studies or business pursuits for greener pastures. In the cause of doing that we’ve lost some due to unnatural causes. Nigeria, a nation destined for greatness is still crawling on her fours. I’ll tell you why later.

Where was America in the early 70s on the lips of little kids? We didn’t know about America, we only knew so much of London, England and UK as registers for accomplishments and destinations for young dreamers. Why? Because our economy was stable. So stable that we needed no application for Visa to go somewhere like America to be ill-treated to the extent of being deported or questioned on the system of government we are practicing today. ( Continues below….. )

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Photo Above: Nigerian Naira Notes

In 1980, two years into the 2nd republic under President Shehu Shagari, Nigeria’s naira enjoyed the peak of her glory pegged at 55k in exchange for a dollar. Since that time, like the proverbial one-legged man who, out of the praise and applause accorded him for an excellent dance performance threw away the stick that supported him in the dance. Upon throwing away the stick, consequently he also lost the dance. Nigeria got so excited with a thriving second republic, she threw away the stick of prudence, the stick of the fear of God ( a common phrase of the late Sir Ahmadu Bello, Sardauna of Sokoto, “Basu da tsoron Allah?”) Our leadership also threw away the stick of Accountability. From that moment, the naira got a dent. Which led to the Buhari-Idiagbon coup with the then Brigadier Sani Abacha, while announcing the coup emphasized the Squander-maniac state of the toppled or ousted leadership of the 2nd Republic.

In 1981 61k exchanged for a dollar. 6k increment in the purchasing power of the currency to buy a dollar. In 1982 67k bought a dollar. In 1983 the naira fell again buying the dollar at 72 kobo. On the re-entry of the military, thinking the country has come to roost. In 1984 about 76kobo exchanged for the dollar. In 1986 the naira nose-dived to N2.02kobo exchanging for a dollar. For this, IBB (General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, first military president in Nigeria) gave four reasons for that I think:

1.A decrease of our domestic production continues to increase.

2.Dependence on import for both consumer goods and raw materials for our industries.

3.A grossly unequal gap between the rich and the poor.

4.The large role played by the public sector in economic activity with hardly any concrete results to justify such a role.

Me thinks to this day we are still trying to confront these four “IBB Realities.” But when he stepped-aside, he left the naira down begging to rise at N22.33kobo in 1993, no thanks to him and his economic advisers. Could it be the reason he wants to return? To still confront his Four IBB Realities. In 1994 Abacha raised it to N21.89kobo sustained it at N21.89kobo until he died; thanks to Prof. Aluko his economic adviser,(not for Abacha’s death but for contributing immensely to the economy.) For five good years the naira was stubbornly pegged at N21.89kobo with all the sanctions and bans on Nigeria left right and center; yet, the naira survived it at N21.89kobo ( Continues below….. )

US Dollar Notes

Photo Above: US Dollar Notes

Gen. Abdulsalam left it to Gen. Obasanjo at a crazy shot of N85.98kobo. At the end of OBJ’s 1st tenure the naira had reached and roamed between N127-130 Naira in exchange for a dollar. With all the wonderful travels and monies spent on Esther’s Coat, oh I mean on estacode yet the naira soared high not like an eagle but against all winning formulas that will make it strong. Upon his second entry the naira suffered another blow, exchanging for the dollar between N132-136. But in 2005 the government gave the naira a slight lift between N128.50kobo-131.80kobo. Quoting IBB in August 27th 1985 “Events today indicate that most of the reasons which justified the military takeover of government from the civilians still persist.” I too after 25 years of that speech can see that the problems still persist.

The almighty Legislative Houses (Both Upper and Lower) needs to go ask Prof. Aluko, what magic did he do to peg the naira @ N21.89kobo for five good years consecutively. You may want to ask, why ask Aluko? Because he was Abacha’s economic adviser. Don’t you think he’ll do better in a democracy given the opportunity better than he did under pressure? I can’t answer my question for the reader. You have your own say. It’s in the constitution.

Today you and I know that the naira is floating between N150-155. Nobody could stay it like Aluko. Probably I’m giving him too much praise here but then tell me what others did because I don’t know. No I mean I just don’t know. No man, they say has the monopoly of knowledge. The man who couldn’t travel out (Abacha) pegged the naira at N21.89 and those who dined and wined with kings and Queens and paid courtesy visits across the globe(Globe-Trotting everywhere) estacoded, shook hands with very successful and powerful leaders around the world, came back the same and left the office, I mean the naira worst than they met it.

Before Aluko will go to the great beyond and maybe meet his boss and tell him that “ they can’t stay the naira, not even for ‘four years’” I’m not eulogizing the late military and near-despotic style of Abacha, I’m observing the honest and humble recognition of Prof. Aluko’s capacity to deliver by his late Boss. If you let this man die, I think both of them will go throw a party and tell the world of the dead that “the living can’t stay the naira yet we did it for five good years.” A word is enough for the wise.

Apostle (Dr.) Genesis A. Dawuda is Administrator, Centre For World Rebirth ( Website: www.drgenesis.com ) Phone: 08028063695 or 07027001527, E-mail: info@drgenesis.com or centreforworldrebirth@yahoo.com

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01/14/11

Permalink 08:00:00 am, by aviationreport, 497 words   English (US) latin1
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*Nigeria Aviation Minister Warns Foreign Airlines

-Fix Airport Infrastructure - Foreign Airlines Tell Njeze

By Nosa Osula-Aituamen

The Federal Government says it is unhappy with the several complains from Nigerians over ill-treatment from foreign airlines within and outside the country. So far the Federal Government said it had received over 46,998 complains through the Consumer Protection Unit of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA from aggrieved passengers in the last one year. At a meeting with foreign airline representatives in Lagos, Minister of Aviation, Mrs Fidelia Njeze said the Federal Government would no longer tolerate this, adding that they might be forced to sanction any foreign airline that refuses to give proper treatment to its citizens. She appealed to the operators to remind their personnel on the need for proper treatment of passengers, especially Nigerians wherever they maybe. ( Continues below..... )

Nigeria Minister of Aviation, Mrs Fidelia Njeze

Photo Above: Nigeria Minister of Aviation, Mrs Fidelia Njeze

In the past few months the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has received several complaints through its Consumer Protection Unit, aggrieved passengers who have been badly treated in one way or the other by some airlines within and outside the country. For instance this year alone, between January and September, the Consumer Protection Unit has received approximately 46,998 complaints pertaining to lost baggage, flight delays and cancellations, poor in-flight service, high tickets and discourteous airline personnel.

Mrs. Njeze noted this was a momentous time in Nigeria’s aviation History and implored them to avail themselves of the tremendous potentials and opportunities presented; adding that together the country and the airlines would forge a strong and vibrant sector comparable to any in the world. The meeting lasted several hours as foreign airline representatives enumerated the challenges and constraints faced in the course of their operations in the country especially in the area of infrastructure and security. ( Continues below..... )

Upgraded Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu shortly before commissioning by President Goodluck Jonathan

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Later, journalists were excused in a very rude manner by the Minister to avoid them getting details of the meeting with the foreign airline representatives who had vowed to bare their minds on very sensitive issues. Speaking on the Akanu Ibiam International airport which was re-opened to flight operations last December, the aviation Minister appealed to domestic operators to commence preparation for flight into that airport. She disclosed that, President Goodluck Jonathan would be on hand to inaugurate the rehabilitated and extended runway as well as designate the airport to an international airport.

"The Akanu Ibiam airport, Enugu as you are aware has been upgraded to international status. As I speak, the runway extension and resurfacing with new airspace infrastructure has been concluded and scheduled to open for daylight operations from the 16th of this month. It is hoped that airlines will take advantage of this and commence plans to provide service to travellers on that region" Njeze said.

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-Jonathan Wins PDP Presidential Primaries

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People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s ruling party holds its presidential primaries today, Thursday, January 13, 2011. The contest pits incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan against strongest challenger - former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and a third candidate, Sarah Jubril.

24 hours to the PDP presidential primary, an Enugu High Court restrained PDP National Chairman, Dr. Okwesiwele Nwodo, from performing his official functions until the determination of the motion on notice for an interlocutory injunction.

Yesterday, ahead of today's PDP presidential primaries, there was fresh bomb scare in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, which put security agencies on red-alert. Officers of the Special Anti-terrorism Unit since then, have been scanning and searching vehicles on major roads in Abuja.

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4:15 pm: Atiku arrives Eagle Square

5:30 pm: President Jonathan arrives Eagle Square, shakes hands with Sarah Jubril but ignores Atiku

5:35 - 5.39 pm: Christian & Muslim opening prayers

5:40: Voting materials finally arrive. Security operatives on the watch trying to minimize contact between delegates.

5:55 pm: Dr. Okwesiwele Nwodo, restrained from duties as PDP National Chairman by an Enugu High Court arrives.

6.00 - 6:08 pm: Nwodo delivers a speech, ending with the party song "PDP we love you, there is no other party like PDP".

6.11 - 6:20 pm: Abubakar Baraje, PDP National Secretary delivers a speech.

6:23 pm: Samuel Ortom, PDP National Auditor speaks on the state of party finances.

6:48 pm: Sarah Jubril, top on the list to address delegates takes the stage. She appeals to women, men of goodwill and the downtrodden to support her candidacy, promising to fight corruption if elected president. Jubril end her address with the song "We shall Overcome".

7:00 pm: Atiku Abubakar takes the stage for his address to delegates. He spoke in part: "How you vote will determine whether PDP wins the election", throwing verbal jabs directly on Jonathan, accusing him of being distrustful, destroying the ladder from which he ascended office. He spoke of the meeting in which zoning was agreed for the 2011 election, which Jonathan denies. He said Jonathan has left the country in a worse state than he took over, urging delegates to make "historic decision" by voting for him.

7:20 pm: Dr. Okweselize Nwodo delegates his duties to PDP Deputy National Chairman, Dr. Bello Haliru Mohammed through a letter. Security seems to lose watch on delegates as many interact engaging in discussions.

7:25 pm: Dr. Bello Haliru Mohammed declares convention open for the second time behind Nwodo.

7:35 pm: President Jonathan takes the stage amidst musical interlude not provided for the other candidates. Jonathan shakes hands with Sarah Jubril and Atiku Abubakar and calls for a minute of silence for Late President Yar'Adua. He avoids attacks on Atiku Abubakar focusing on what he would do as president if given the mandate by PDP and Nigerians. In his words: "Within two years, every state will have a federal tertiary institution of education. I will give this country strong leadership to become developed." Jonathan got a standing ovation from delegates at the end of his address. He was the only candidate that got an applause at the end of his/her speech, maybe an indication of how much he is favoured by the delegates.

8:00 pm: Voting commences using "open-secret" ballot system.

8:15 pm: Convention witnesses first casualty - an unidentified delegate from Akwa Ibom collapses in voting queue.

8:35 pm: Compere announces the discovery of a bank card and an envelope full of money apparently misplaced by one or two of the delegates. Owner to identify exact amount before claiming money. Voting continues.

9:00 pm: Misplaced bank card and envelope full of money remain unclaimed. Compere adds new condition - owner must also state colour of envelope as well as amount in it to make a claim. Voting continues with fourth batch delegates from Plateau, Oyo and Osun states.

9:24 pm: Voting continues. A laptop computer reported missing. Convention peaceful so far. Misplaced bank card and envelope full of money remain unclaimed.

10:05 pm: Voting completed. Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Chairman, Electoral Panel, PDP 2011 National Convention invites representatives of aspirants, State Security agents to witness counting of votes. Votes to be counted in full view of delegates.

10:20 pm: Counting of votes start.

10:25 pm: Vote counting begins with Abia State. Abia has 82 registered delegate voters. Most votes so far cast for President Jonathan with none for Sarah Jubril and Atiku Abubakar.

10:40 pm: At the end of Abia State delegates vote count, President Jonathan wins Abia with 80 votes to his favour, one vote for Atiku Abubakar and none for Sarah Jubril. Atiku Abubakar's home state, Adamawa with 127 delegate votes is next for counting.

11:05 pm: President Jonathan wins Adamawa with 76 votes, with Atiku Abubakar trailing him with 31 votes and Sarah Jubril getting none. The grand tally is: President Jonathan 156, Atiku Abubakar 32, Sarah Jubril 0. Akwa Ibom with 141 delegate votes is next for counting.

11:25 pm: President Jonathan wins all 141 votes in Akwa Ibom with both Atiku Abubakar and Sarah Jubril getting none. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 297, Atiku Abubakar 32, Sarah Jubril 0. Anambra State is next for vote counting.

11:40 pm: President Jonathan wins Anambra with 47 votes with Atiku Abubakar trailing him with 8 votes and Sarah Jubril getting none. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 344, Atiku Abubakar 40, Sarah Jubril 0. Bayelsa State is next for vote counting.

11:49 pm: President Jonathan wins all 67 votes in his home state Bayelsa. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 411, Atiku Abubakar 40, Sarah Jubril 0. Bauchi State is next for vote counting.

11:15 am: Better showing for Atiku Abubakar in Bauchi where he wins 44 votes, 2 votes behind President Jonathan who got 46 votes. Sarah Jubril got no vote. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 457, Atiku Abubakar 84, Sarah Jubril 0. Rivers State is next for vote counting.

12:30 am: President Jonathan wins Rivers State with 128 votes, Atiku Abubakar winning only 2 votes and Sarah Jubril none. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 585, Atiku Abubakar 86, Sarah Jubril 0.

12:50 am: Atiku Abubakar wins Sokoto State with 84 votes, with President Jonathan trailing with 32 votes and Sarah Jubril none. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 617, Atiku Abubakar 170, Sarah Jubril 0.

12:55 am: President Jonathan wins Taraba State with 62 votes, with Atiku Abubakar behind with 15 votes and Sarah Jubril none. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 679, Atiku Abubakar 185, Sarah Jubril 0.

1:05 am: President Jonathan wins Yobe with 29 votes, Atiku Abubakar trails him with 20 votes and Sarah Jubril none. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 708, Atiku Abubakar 205, Sarah Jubril 0.

1:18 am: Atiku Abubakar wins Zamfara with 70 votes, with President Jonathan only getting 7 votes and Sarah Jubril none. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 715, Atiku Abubakar 275, Sarah Jubril 0.

1:25 am: Jonathan wins Abuja FCT with 24 votes, with Atiku with 3 votes and Jubril none.

1:32 am: Jonathan wins Lagos State with 52 votes. Atiku got 3 votes and Jubril none.

1:40 am: Jonathan wins Jigawa State with 100 votes. Atiku got 17 votes and Jubril none. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 891, Atiku Abubakar 298, Sarah Jubril 0.

1:50 am: Nasarawa State - President Jonathan 53 votes; Atiku Abubakar 8 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

2:00 am: Osun State - President Jonathan 99 votes; Atiku Abubakar 1 vote; Sarah Jubril no vote.

2:05 am: Benue State - President Jonathan 72 votes; Atiku Abubakar 15 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 1115, Atiku Abubakar 322, Sarah Jubril 0.

2:15 am: Ondo State - President Jonathan 69 votes; Atiku Abubakar 6 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

2:30 am: Gombe State - President Jonathan 55 votes; Atiku Abubakar 18 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

2:38 am: Borno State - President Jonathan 33 votes; Atiku Abubakar 26 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

2:55 am: Imo State - President Jonathan 125 votes; Atiku Abubakar 3 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 1397, Atiku Abubakar 375, Sarah Jubril 0.

3:20 am: Cross River State - President Jonathan 105 votes; Atiku Abubakar no vote; Sarah Jubril no vote.

3:35 am: Edo State - President Jonathan 60 votes; Atiku Abubakar no vote; Sarah Jubril no vote.

3:44 am: Ebonyi State - President Jonathan 82 votes; Atiku Abubakar 2 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

3:55 am: Kwara State( Sarah Jubril's home state ) - President Jonathan 61 votes; Atiku Abubakar 26 votes; Sarah Jubril 1 vote. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 1726, Atiku Abubakar 501, Sarah Jubril 1.

4:04 am: Enugu State - President Jonathan 89 votes; Atiku Abubakar 9 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

4:20 am: Delta State - President Jonathan 114 votes; Atiku Abubakar 7 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

4:33 am: Katsina State - President Jonathan 147 votes; Atiku Abubakar 11 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

4:53 am: Ekiti State - President Jonathan 76 votes; Atiku Abubakar 1 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

4:58 am: Kogi State - President Jonathan 84 votes; Atiku Abubakar 24 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

5:05 am: Plateau State - President Jonathan 70 votes; Atiku Abubakar 5 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

5:08 am: Kano State - President Jonathan 21 votes; Atiku Abubakar 98 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

5:16 am: Kebbi State - President Jonathan 33 votes; Atiku Abubakar 44 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

5:20 am: Oyo State - President Jonathan 107 votes; Atiku Abubakar 10 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

5:25 am: Ogun State - President Jonathan 80 votes; Atiku Abubakar 3 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote. The up-to-date grand tally is: President Jonathan 2442, Atiku Abubakar 591, Sarah Jubril 1.

5:39 am: Niger State - President Jonathan 16 votes; Atiku Abubakar 94 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

5:52 am: Kaduna State - President Jonathan 82 votes; Atiku Abubakar 41 votes; Sarah Jubril no vote.

5:57 am: Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Chairman, Electoral Panel, PDP 2011 National Convention & Chief Returning Officer declares the result as follows: Sarah Jibril 1 Vote; Atiku Abubakar 805 Votes; Goodluck Jonathan 2,736 Votes. Total Valid Votes Cast 3,542. President Goodluck Jonathan declared PDP presidential flag bearer.

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*Nigeria: IRS Airlines – Competing For The Future

By Lateef Lawal

IN THE BEGINNING

IRS Airlines limited, is a private held limited liability company incorporated on the 19th day of November 2001 to carry on the business of aviation and allied services.

The company was issued an Air Transport License(ATL) in February 2002 to enable it operate as a full fledge airline while it was issued an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) in March 2002, thus signifying its compliance with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Air Navigation Regulations and its capability to operate and maintain aircraft for passenger and cargo transport in Nigeria.

IRS Airlines also has an Aircraft Maintenance Organization (AMO) certificate which authorizes the company to carry out basic maintenance on the fleet that it operates. ( Continues below..... )

IRS Airline plane and copter.

Photo Above: IRS Airline plane (Right) and copter (Left).

CURRENT SITUATION

The company has been a visible player in the domestic sector for over four (4) years and was recently designated as a Nigerian flag carrier to Dakar (Senegal), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo), Douala (Cameroon), Libreville (Gabon) and Beirut (Lebanon).

The airline commenced operations with two Boeing 727-200 A aircraft which the management quickly discovered was very expensive to operate for the market share that IRS had and was generally not very cost efficient.

As a result, the airline has in the last three years changed its fleet, expanded and is transforming the in-flight service scope.

This led to a fleet change program, including the acquisition of 3 modern Fokker F-28 Mk 4000 aircraft and the more modern Fokker F-28Mk 100 better known as the Fokker 100.

The Fokker F100 when it was introduced to the market in November 2004 was the first of its type to to be operated in Nigeria.

This new generation twin engine jet aircraft is stage IV noise compliant, which rank it among the quietest aircraft manufactured today.

The cockpit is equipped with enhanced flight information system (EFIS) popularly referred to as the “glass cockpit”.

This makes monitoring of the flight process easier for the crew, thus ensuring a safer aircraft. It is also equipped with auto throttle and auto landing system that guide the aircraft to within ten(10) feet of the runway threshold, where the airport is so equipped.

The current fleet is made up of one Fokker28 and five Fokker 100 aircraft and there is a plan to add three more F100 in the new year. ( Continues below..... )

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The company recently took delivery of a brand new Embraer 145 LR regional jet which it operated to test its suitability in the Nigerian environment and has decided that this aircraft type will eventually replace the F-28s when they are retired in a few months.

IRS Airlines has completely re-branded, changing from the initial American Airlines livery in which the B727s were delivered to a predominantly white and navy blue livery with a blue tail carrying its trademark logo of an eagle head screened in GOLD.

IRS Airlines is the first to offer an all leather seat interior with onboard video and audio entertainment system installed for both its Business and Coach Class on the F100 and for its Business Class passengers on the F-28.

Flying on its F-28 in Business Class comes not only with the video and audio systems and individual wireless headphones, but also with the additional thrill of getting the pilots view of the entire flight from taxiing, take-off and landing through a cockpit mounted camera that is connected to the in-flight entertainment(IFE) display.

For standardization, all IRS aircraft are being passed through a comprehensive maintenance and refurbishment process as they become due for major checks.

The IRS ticket distribution process is also being overhauled. The company is investing heavily in information technology and has deployed a system developed by Mercator Asia, a subsidiary of the IT company for Emirates Airlines for its use for on-line ticketing and reservation system, including a departure control system.

Some of the features of this new system include on-line ticket purchase, remote check-in for passengers without checked baggage, SMS boarding notification to all intending passengers including delays and cancellation notification whenever they occur.

The system also comes with a re-modeled frequent flyer program christened the IRS T-plus which is now based on miles and has a whole lot of flexibility in benefit administration. ( Continues below..... )

Airborne Plane

Photo Above: An Airborne Plane

All these become quite easily noticeable as the airline strives to transform Lagos and Abuja into domestic and regional hubs for connecting flights to and from all parts of the country.

IRS Airlines is the only domestic airline that serves hot meals as a standard in its business and economy class at no extra cost.

ROUTES

IRS Airlines is the dominant carrier on the Lagos-Kano, Lagos-Maiduguri and Lagos-Yola routes. The company also operates between Lagos and Abuja as well as to Port Harcourt and Owerri from Lagos. It will also re-introduce its Calabar-Abuja service in the new year..

MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT

IRS employs several talented Nigerian engineers, who are complemented with about seven(7) expatriates engineers to support its line maintenance up to and including B-Checks which are done in Nigeria.

All other higher checks including C and D Checks are carried out in Europe with Austrian Air Tecniks and KLM UK.

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*Nigeria: '06 National Census Analysis: The Women Issue in 5 States

By Dr. Genesis Dawuda

The 2006 Nigeria National Population Census has come and gone. Four years after the counting, it seems to me that five states need critical analysis, not because the counting has a problem but that the Federal Government needs to really look into the possibility of giving those states special attention. Special girls child education and among many other issues that I can’t elaborated here.

According to the 2006 National Population Census, if every male in lagos will pair up with a female, 342,506 men will be without a woman. If every man in Kano is to pair-up with a woman 304,574 men will have to move to a place like Nassarawa State which has about 372,163 unpaired women. Men in Lagos will have to spillover to Ebonyi which has 91,533 unpaired women plus 33,612 extra women from Ogun and 8,894 women from Enugu and 3632 from Kebbi. ( Continues below….. )

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Photo Above: Map of Nigeria showing its 36 states and capital (Abuja or FCT)

This will give a better clew on the states which her excellency Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan is expected to concentrate on her Women for Change Initiative campaign. The men in Lagos will have to be very romantic and caring to their women considering the fact that there are 342,506 men available. (This is just to help illustrate the number of males, because not all Males are mature enough to keep a home but this illustrates the fact that women in Lagos have lots of options to choose from).

Women for Change will need to take their campaign to Kano where 304,574 men exceed that of the women. Telling the women that since there is a draught of men in Kano, women for Change Initiative should use their women in Kano through bedroom talk to their husbands in staking their 30% affirmative action on gender policy. ( Continues below….. )

Chief Samuel Adamu Makama

Photo Above: Chief Samuel Adamu Makama, National Popolation Commission (NPC) Chairman

Results from Chief Samuel Adamu Makama’s 2006 National Population Census, Lagos and Kano are far from fulfilling the Biblical prophecy of Is. 4:1, “And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, we will eat our own bread, and wear our own apparel; only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach.”

So it seems the women in Ebonyi, Enugu, Nassarawa, Ogun, and Kebbi may be under reproach. So Ministry of women affairs need to come to the rescue of women in these States, so also Women for Change Initiative. So I leave you with these figures to go juggle in your minds too.

Apostle (Dr.) Genesis A. Dawuda is Administrator, Centre For World Rebirth ( Website: www.drgenesis.com ) Phone: 08028063695 or 07027001527, E-mail: info@drgenesis.com or centreforworldrebirth@yahoo.com

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*My Tribute To All Nigerian Musicians

By Ikechukwu Enyiagu

It was a Chinese philosopher called Mencius, one of the many who embraced the true essence of life, who said that “If the King loves music, it is well with the land.” The original message of this statement may vary from its relevance in today’s Nigerian society. A king’s great side is enshrined in pride and egotism. Because of the delicacy of his position, he often than not listens to everyone-including his immediate family- with defensive attention, getting ready to pronounce judgment at any slightest perceived threat to his godliness. No wonder the people of the old mastered the art of sycophancy. My people have it in a proverb that the one sure way to talk to a conceited king is with a head capped with a basket. That’s the reason it’s not far-to-seek why kings are often replaced in blood.

Kingdoms are autocratic in nature. A king may allow himself many advisors but he always retires to his own decision in every matter. Democracy, on the other hand, is for an advanced society, where everyone appreciates the value of his neighbor. Our founding fathers fought fearlessly for this democracy and, even when they knew they had zero possibility of enjoying it in their time, they gladly gave all it took for Nigeria’s posterity. By their calculations, measured by their seeds, they were quite sure of a free Nigeria with free Nigerians celebrating their selflessness today.

However, the men unto whom they entrusted all their lives’ work before leaving betrayed, not only them, but their memory: they decided to thread the part of the very people from whom their elders were fighting for freedom; they sold Nigeria and the citizens this time, not to the colonial masters, but into their very own greed. They leave no stone unturned in ensuring that the masses suffer in their hands what their forefathers fought against in the hands of The Great Britain. The few who knew their rights and could no longer stand the audacious injustices decided to fight for themselves. The Biafran genocide, coupled with the Ogoni mayhem, still tell the story. Even in these recent times, some in the Niger Delta have assumed roles to defend their rights with many of them and their homes, children and properties being wasted by the kingdom with a democratic roofing-Nigeria. ( Continues below….. )

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Most Nigerian musicians are not only known as the few salvaged from the frustrations eating up Nigerian youths, they are also known to have done great jobs in bringing up others out from the streets and the dangerous places, training them up to stand without their rightful inheritance and, at the same time, sending messages throughout the country-appealing and reaching deep to the hearts of the high and low in ways nothing else could. These youths in music are the people I praise for curbing many crimes in Nigeria and bringing the youths together in ways that the armed officials have not been able to-no matter how justifiable their reckless use of arms may seem.

If the King loves music, it is well with the land. We can only hope that these songs-in their varieties-by our youths will one day soon be able to reach into the hearts of our hard-hearted leaders, make them human again and, with miraculous rhythm, pass the messages of our pains softly into their hearts-stirring the right responses. If only the King loves music, everyone will become a true brother again and, who doesn't love a brother? I pray for the day that our democratic kings will fall in love with the messages that our youths have been passing through theirs songs. I pray for the day that our “kings” will love music even for a time enough as to see.

Ikechukwu Enyiagu can be reached at ike.enyiagu@gmail.com

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