Archive for January, 2009

The Nigeria Police and Acts of Covering Up

The Slogan “Police is your friend” which is quite popular in Nigeria only generates sneers and sarcasm from an average Nigerian. This is understandable considering the many unpleasant reports one hears about the attrocities being committed by some members of the Nigerian Police Force. The men in uniform, on being admitted into the Police Force [...]

Understanding the Mortgage Meltdown; What happened and Who’s to Blame

People are losing their homes and many more will lose their jobs before the mortgage meltdown works its way through the system. To paraphrase Alan Greenspan’s remarks on March 17th, 2008, “The current financial crisis in the US is likely to be judged in retrospect as the most wrenching since the end of the Second [...]