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52 YEARS AGO TODAY: “Nigeria will … one day find herself in a debtor’s prison … Bribery and corruption alarmingly on the increase”! – Awo’s voice echoes from the grave

September 3, 2013

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Lecture by Chief Obafemi Awolowo on 3rd September 1961 Excerpts from a lecture delivered by Obafemi Awolowo, Leader of Opposition in the Nigerian Federal Parliament, to Nigerian Students in London, on 3rd September, 1961. Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose. FROM TOLU OGUNLESI’S BLOG:              toluogunlesi.wordpress.com , Awo’s photograph from Oba Samuel Adeleye […]

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“If a person in Singapore cannot account legally for the wealth he has amassed, there is a presumption of corruption that he must disprove.” – Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew

June 16, 2013

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Service AND GOOD DEVELOPMENT PERFORMANCE by Ladipo Adamolekun Paper delivered at a Public Service Forum organised by Oyo State Civil Service.  Friday, June 14th 2013. PROLOGUE By the end of the 1950s, a first-class civil service had its headquarters in this sprawling city, Ibadan.  It was the Western Nigeria Civil Service (WNCS).  The following is […]

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