It is so sad that the Federal Government has suspended the New Naira Policy. I strongly believe that it must have been wrongly interpreted to Mr. President. The idea of redenomination of the Naira will immensely or without doubt benefit Nigerians, especially those living in the country. Of course there is a price to pay for it. The price is the temporary inconvenience of adjusting psychologically to the new Naira.
Yar'adua's emergence into the Federal Political System was controversial.There is a general belief that his election was rigged by General Olusegun Obasanjo, Professor Iwu and INEC, who presided over the general elections. But Yar'Adua has handled this allegation with adroitness and an air of blatant integrity and honesty. I have observed his utterances and actions very carefully and have drawn the indubitable conclusion that he is a man of extraordinary shrewdness.
Cowardice asks the question, "Is it safe?" Expediency asks the question, "Is it politic?" And Vanity comes along and asks the question, "Is it popular?" But Conscience asks the question "Is it right?" And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must do it because Conscience tells him it is right. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
There is no wrong way of doing a right thing, the manner often a time defeats the action, so always be careful.
In the last few months I have taken interest as our banking industry has witnessed phenomenal growth, while there has been some positive strides, we have also seen the same old practice that led to the consolidation and merger era.
With the inception of the current government in Nigeria, many people heaved a sigh of relief; relief that the locust years were indeed coming to an end; relief that the nation was being relieved of the yoke of a certain jack-booted farmer; relief that we were going to be spared –at long last – the agony of a charade áká the “bolekaja presidency” because of the incessant mudslinging between the erstwhile numbers one and two citizens of the country;