A nation achieves greatness through BUILDING and not through BOASTING... It was quite intriguing to hear our dear Vice President at a public function a few weeks ago describe Nigeria as one of the greatest nations in the world. One... Continue Reading →
The bible speaks about nations being separated into sheep and goats. The sheep on the right, the goat on the left. The sheep represent the successful people groups while the goats represent those who've failed to meet to God’s standards. What are characteristics of sheep? Meek, humble, obedient, disciplined, modest, yet very same intelligent and very productive. Stories abound of shepherds who will die for their sheep. On the other hand goats are stubborn, aggressive, arrogant, belligerent. They are intelligent, but rebellious and lacking discipline.
Development experts agree that investment into physical infrastructure is one of the biggest contributors to the development of any nation. In Nigeria infrastructure development, has fallen drastically behind due to years of mismanagement. Huge investment is needed just to catch up on the basics. We need roads, water, electricity, airports, bridges, pipelines and other forms of physical infrastructure. However, there is a more important type of infrastructure we need. This is best termed the “moral and attitudinal infrastructure.” For any nation to develop and sustain development, it must have in place solid moral and attitude standards.
Mayen Ekong writes on her vision for Africa
After my workout yesterday evening I went back to the office to sort out my stock and I end up working all night. Success they say is not luck...but deliberate...Every successful person had to grind.
Okotch Mondo shares his vision for Africa
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