Search

Nation Advancers

"Building the nation, one individual and home at a time"

Rome was not destroyed in a day by Simon Kolawole

Sadiq Daba, the actor, ran into some serious health issues recently. He cried out for financial help to undergo foreign treatment. Pronto, Nigerians reacted overwhelmingly. But wait. I did not hear anybody talk about Daba’s religion or ethnic group. The... Continue Reading →

Advertisements
Featured post

The best of our civil responsibilites

The article below was gotten from a WhatsApp group and ddoesn't it just resonate with what can make our nation a great place to be? Please read and as we always say, BE RESPONSIBLE: Voting is a civil right all... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Building Block by Block by Temitope Ajayi

People must  know in building a society it is one block after another block. It doesn't happen like thunder lightning anywhere. You achieve one success here and you move to another one. That is how progressive societies are built. The... Continue Reading →

Featured post

The Spirit of Lagos that Nigeria needs by Simon Kolawole

"You know elections are close when politicians begin to confess their love for Nigeria. Suddenly strange bedfellows are walking side-by-side, arms locked, lovey-dovey. Arch rivals and sworn enemies are dining and planning and plotting and plotting and planning. Politicians who... Continue Reading →

Featured post

It’s “our” responsibility

We thought to share an interesting, motivating text written to a journalist(of one of the renown online papers) by a nation builder. Please read: Dear Sir, "Time has come for someone to champion the message of national reorientation. I believe... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Change the narrative

"One week, one trouble" is the title of a teen's novel written in the early seventies by a certain Nigerian author.  How apt these words maybe - if juxtaposed with the daily and weekly challenges of our nation - when we... Continue Reading →

Featured post

THINK! Be responsible…

You've worked in the civil service for twenty years and been recently appointed a permanent secretary or a Director OR Your friend, father, mother, family or church member has recently been appointed the Head of Service, Commissioner in the State,a... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Inspirational words…

Social media is a wonderful place. It can be used for great harm, especially in the circulation of falsehood. However Social media is also a tool to circulate inspirational messages. Some times these messages come with the words COPIED#.  The... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Government Does Not Have the Solution- Bobby Udoh

In our effort to see a developed Nigeria, we have for too long searched for the answers in our political leadership. Though the role of Government is important in nation-building, the shift in our thinking will indicate that the solution... Continue Reading →

Featured post

BudgIT- Simplifying the Nigerian Budget

Accurate transparency and monitoring are required for effective nation building. BudgIT is designed to simplify the Nigerian budget.  Founded in 2011, BudgIT is a civic organization that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement, to facilitate societal change.... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Buharimeter- Monitoring democracy and Government in Nigeria

Accurate transparency and monitoring are required for effective nation building. Buharimeter is a tool established to make this possible for citizens. This initiative conceives election pledges as those proposed policy packages agreed to and accepted by the members of a... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Words of Lady wisdom

“I am Lady Wisdom, and I live next to Sanity; Knowledge and Discretion live just down the street. The Fear-of- God means hating Evil, whose ways I hate with a passion— pride and arrogance and crooked talk. Good counsel and... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Thought provoking Thursday

*I'm not the author of article but  I think it's worth sharing.    The major secret of billionaires is their ability to find solutions to the challenges of humanity. All of them created solutions that brought the billions. Presently, Bill... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Inspiring read for nation advancers

I read an inspiring story of an Educator, Chris Van der Merwe - who has successfully managed 110 schools on 47 school campuses- which I'm sharing here: What I learned from Dr. Merwe's story: A nation builder looks for problems and... Continue Reading →

Featured post

The Nation: Osinbajo, minister, others to Nigerians: change your corruption perception

Osinbajo said: “We should re-examine ourselves  and move toward changing our perception and our country will one day, overcome this menace known as corruption.’’ According to him, the president has always reinstated severally that, “if we don’t kill corruption, corruption will definitely kill us”, which is why he had given strict instructions on tackling corruption.

Featured post

The small wisey sugary brown ant

Ants are a unique breed, there is so much to learn from them. I stand by watching a myriad of black ants with amusement. These ants are having a field day on the floor of our kitchen this morning. There... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Take a cue from *ADEGBÖRÒ*

  Credit to the Author... we shared this story to encourage our readers that he that is faithful in little, will be given more responsibility. *ADEGBORO left Ibadan to Lagos in search of greener pasture. He chose to be carrying... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Excerpts from the Vice President’s speech.

... Speaking against the backdrop of the agitation for the restructuring of Nigeria, Osinbajo said when there was rampant corruption that crippled Nigeria to what it is today “how many Christian leaders stood up to complain”, insisting that no nation... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Words on marble

"The Vice President also called on a new tribe of Nigerians to move the country forward. He said, “To build a new Nigeria, we need a new tribe. A tribe of men and women of all faiths, tribes, and ethnicities,... Continue Reading →

Featured post

The school project (Part 3)

Hi Dear reader, We use this fictional story to share some of the challenges in the educational sector in our nation Nigeria – last week, we shared part 1. The story may sound rather awkward and unfamilair to our audience... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Charity wrapped in Dignity!

Somebody posted sent the story below via whatsapp.  The original writer is unknown. It makes a great nation building mindset. She asked him, "How much are you selling the eggs for?" The old seller replied to her, "#40 for one... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Short story: the school project (part 2)

  Hi Dear reader, We use this fictional story to share some of the challenges in the educational sector in our nation Nigeria - last week, we shared part 1. The story may sound rather awkward and unfamilair to our... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Short story: the school project (part 1)

Hi dear reader, We use this fictional story to share some of the challenges in the educational sector in our nation Nigeria. The story may sound rather awkward and unfamilair to our audience outside of our nation but never mind,... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Reverse!

Oh, how unfair we want this world to be; How unjust the assessments we hold so dear… If you are not guilty, leave the room for I have a long list: A list of issues to treat in favour of... Continue Reading →

Featured post

What is your vision?

People perish when there is no vision. They go off rail, they retreat, they stagnate. Scientists say that running water has a self cleaning mechanism that enables it stay fresh. This is like having a vision, going somewhere. It keeps the soul refreshed and the mind active. It births creativity and produces results. Stagnant water on the other hand becomes smelly

Featured post

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑