|British Diplomacy in action:-|
Rule Britannia! Britannia rule the waves,
Britons never, never, never shall be slaves.
Rule Britannia is a chorus of a patriotic British song, which is still sung today, especially when England is involved in major sports events like football.
The northern Nigerian elites know how to tell their fellow countrymen to go to hell, especially when they have gotten what they wanted. In doing so, they won’t care whose ox is gored.
In fact, before the Nigerian presidential election, the song by the common people of northern Nigeria was Sai Buhari; whatever that means. But after the election, the northern elites are singing some new songs:
The opinion polls suggested that Labour Party will win 36% of the votes cast while the Conservatives will win 35%. Other political parties would share the rest.
I met a fella that I haven’t seen for a long time at Cape Verde International Airport. We sat at one of the cafés at the airport lounge waiting for our flight to Senegal to be announced. Then, I decided to take a Lansoprazole capsule for my stomach ulcer, which is subsiding at the moment.
Few years ago (about 2013), Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was interviewed by BBC Hard-Talk. The interview concentrated on corruption in Nigeria and especially, the level of sleaze that existed between 1999 and 2007 when Obasanjo was the President of Nigeria.