“Economy is the science of getting the maximum from life.”
Garry Becker. Nobel laureate in economics 1992.
“Minds are like parachutes, they work best when opened.”
Lord Thomas Dewar.
“The Yes-man is the enemy; your best friend will argue with you and even fight with you.”
Aleksandr Soltzenitsyn. (Russian Nobel laureate in literature)
“…The Siloviki’s code of honour is much like the Chechen’s code of honour – the unconditional protection of their own and the manipulation of others if it is necessary. They save their own but betray and frame agents who are recruited with the help of dirty tricks and money. Considering the current psychology of the Siloviki, who are busy with their own business affairs and tricking or framing others, the concept of “our own” has shrunk to mean one person – oneself. Everybody else falls into this category of “disposable agents.” who van be tricked, framed or discarded. Today there is no such thing as ‘our own’ people. The concept of ‘our own’ has relevance only for Swiss bank accounts, and everything else is expendable. The vermin think only about making a lot of money and don’t care about great
Yulia Latynina. Famous Russian political analyst.
Excerpt of column titled “Protecting our own.”
*Silovili is a Russian word collectively used for officers of the Russian KGB
and Military. (Commentary by me)
**Chechens are a minority ethnic group in
“Imagine a situation in which a good acquaintance – but not a close friend – suggests that you start a joint venture that requires you to invest all your savings. If you hesitate, he whips out a revolver and threatens to shoot your close relatives. This is how
Alexander Golts. Columnist on Defense issues for
excerpt from recently published column titled; “An Anti-Missile Proposal Doomed to Fail.”
DILEMMA: HOW TO SELL THE ABUJA PROJECT TO NIGERIANS
Having agreed on
war, they needed to be careful and diplomatic about how they go about it.
The Northern military officers also could not just announce that the new capital would be relocated in any of the already existing major Northern cities like
I am sure if you are objective and follow my analysis with an “open mind,” by now, you should be convinced beyond any reasonable doubts that the “hidden motive” for relocating
(1) To have a “complete control” of political events in the country;
(2) To “enforce” the “artificial” and “non-existing” unity of the country, by tying the South to Abuja, thus making the possibility of breaking up the country much more difficult;
(3) Incase Nigeria eventually breaks up, they already have a modern capital of their own completely at their disposal, completely built with the Niger delta money.