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Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by isalegan2: 6:43pm On Jul 16, 2011
Wow!  You all drank the Katsumoto kool-Aid™.   Or is it the cult of the Afghan-Japanese?  cheesy  You guys should lay off the SLS man, and take your Baby Katz cult to where someone might give a darn.  tongue
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by Katsumoto: 6:48pm On Jul 16, 2011
nagoma:

One can see that the SLS Stalker is desperate in his craving to see that the courageous CBN governor  Sanusi is removed from office. In desperation he is digging into past SLS writings to incite and invite emotional support for his project. I am convinced that there is something personal not just the traditional. Hatred for Mallams, Abokis and almajiris. If the stalker's real name is IBRU then I will understand as s/he will have 200billion reasons to have such desperation.

We are all aware that Awolowo was convicted of treason by court of law and rightly Inprisoned. He was freed and made the Nigerias commissioner of finance. ( you know by who)
OBJ was an unsuccessful coupist against a fellow military tyrant and was imprisoned according to military additions which he knows very well. He was freed cleaned up ( you know by who) and sold to nigerians for the disastrous 8 years and still going on.
If Ojukwu was made the CBN governor these tribal bigot will cheer him up.

Of course the trouble with Nigeria started with the ethnic cleansing agenda of the Ndigbo majors, ifejuna, Nzegwu and their cohorts. We are trying to put all these behind us and be one. Guys like you are so deluded.

I know you WANT OR NEED an education but this is not the thread for it.


isale_gan2:

Wow!  You all drank the Katsumoto kool-Aid™.   Or is it the cult of the Afghan-Japanese?  cheesy  You guys should lay off the SLS man, and take your Baby Katz cult to where someone might give a darn.  tongue

Did we forget to take our pills today?  grin


@Ryhmz

Nice article
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by isalegan2: 6:53pm On Jul 16, 2011
Katsumoto:

Did we forget to take our pills today? grin

Who's we? Doggone foreigner! grin
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by Katsumoto: 6:55pm On Jul 16, 2011
We = Isale gan gan grin

BTW, are foreigners not allowed to comment on Nigerian issues? tongue
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by olaolabiy: 7:02pm On Jul 16, 2011
Stranger don run comot for this thread. He no sey Eku is annoyed. This is what he really wants.


Get them annoyed and run comot.

People, don't let Stranger get under ya skin.
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by isalegan2: 7:07pm On Jul 16, 2011
angry @ Katsumoto

I don't give 2crud what y'all are doing.  I'm more concerned about the whereabouts of the incomparable NLDer called Kilode?!  sad

So, carry on.

BTW, I don't take no stinking pills.  101% Natural, the African way.  What about you?  I do hope you're happy with all the new friends you're making lately.  I sit here and wait for you to cross the line.  Go on.  Start advocating for the separation of the country and I'll turn your foreign arse in so fast!  wink  You'll probably walk though, but the rest of the Baby Katzs will quickly learn the meaning of the words "treasonous offenses."
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by olaolabiy: 7:09pm On Jul 16, 2011
Trust me, na Stranger chase Kilode?! comot for this forum. grin grin
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by ektbear: 7:20pm On Jul 16, 2011
isale_gan2:

Wow!  You all drank the Katsumoto kool-Aid™.   Or is it the cult of the Afghan-Japanese?  cheesy  You guys should lay off the SLS man, and take your Baby Katz cult to where someone might give a darn.  tongue

WTF? Are you following anything at all in this thread? Kool-aid? If you don't give a darn, then why are you posting or responding here? It isn't by force to comment, is it?

How about this. . . I'll lay off the kool-aid if you put down the crack pipe.
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by Nobody: 7:24pm On Jul 16, 2011
ola olabiy:

Stranger don run comot for this thread. He no sey Eku is annoyed. This is what he really wants.
Get them annoyed and run comot.
People, don't let Stranger get under ya skin.

You would think that by now most people would have figured this out, but nah, still playing right into his hands every single time.

author=isale_gan2 link=topic=710377.msg8729463#msg8729463 date=1310838226]
Wow!  You all drank the Katsumoto kool-Aid™.   Or is it the cult of the Afghan-Japanese?  cheesy  You guys should lay off the SLS man, and take your Baby Katz cult to where someone might give a darn.  tongue

Ah well, wetin pesin for do nah? D tin dey intoxicate pass kai kai. And I would happily lay of the man if he stops his incitements
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by isalegan2: 7:36pm On Jul 16, 2011
Hi, Ola2.  Into my mind pops a warning of Sun Tzu's - something about . . . having the nerve for a protracted battle.  wink

hahahahaha at the new improved tougher Dapo/Eku/Ekt-Bear.   grin

Naijababe, do carry on.  cool  I don't wish to derail your thread.  Anyway, I don't deal with Baby Katzs*;  I take it up with the Daddy of them all.  cheesy

* I use the term cos I see you get a huge kick out of it. 

P.S.
No worries, Ola. I can take Bear any day. I just pick my battles. He's a young'un. grin
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by olaolabiy: 7:36pm On Jul 16, 2011
ekt_bear:

WTF? Are you following anything at all in this thread? Kool-aid? If you don't give a darn, then why are you posting or responding here? It isn't by force to comment, is it?

How about this. . . I'll lay off the kool-aid if you put down the crack pipe.

grin grin
Heeeee! Eku dey vex.  grin
Leave Isale oooo. Abeg. Abeg. She is just joking oo.

Na Stranger.
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by ektbear: 7:40pm On Jul 16, 2011
May just be joking, but she is annoying as hell. And doesn't seem to be getting any of the points being made.
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by Nobody: 7:55pm On Jul 16, 2011
nagoma:

One can see that the SLS Stalker is desperate in his craving to see that the courageous CBN governor  Sanusi is removed from office. In desperation he is digging into past SLS writings to incite and invite emotional support for his project. I am convinced that there is something personal not just the traditional. Hatred for Mallams, Abokis and almajiris. If the stalker's real name is IBRU then I will understand as s/he will have 200billion reasons to have such desperation.

We are all aware that Awolowo was convicted of treason by court of law and rightly Inprisoned. He was freed and made the Nigerias commissioner of finance. ( you know by who)
OBJ was an unsuccessful coupist against a fellow military tyrant and was imprisoned according to military additions which he knows very well. He was freed cleaned up ( you know by who) and sold to nigerians for the disastrous 8 years and still going on.
If Ojukwu was made the CBN governor these tribal bigot will cheer him up.

Of course the trouble with Nigeria started with the ethnic cleansing agenda of the Ndigbo majors, ifejuna, Nzegwu and their cohorts. [b]We are trying to put all these behind us and be one. [/b]Guys like you are so deluded.


And in your warped thinking, Sanusi's current actions is just what we need to achieve the bolded ?!
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by Katsumoto: 7:59pm On Jul 16, 2011
ekt_bear:

May just be joking, but she is annoying as hell. And doesn't seem to be getting any of the points being made.

A beg o, Isale is just joking. Don't take her too seriously.  grin grin grin

isale_gan2:

Hi, Ola2.  Into my mind pops a warning of Sun Tzu's - something about . . . having the nerve for a protracted battle.  wink

hahahahaha at the new improved tougher Dapo/Eku/Ekt-Bear.   grin

Naijababe, do carry on.  cool  I don't wish to derail your thread.  Anyway, I don't deal with Baby Katzs*;  I take it up with the Daddy of them all.  cheesy

* I use the term cos I see you get a huge kick out of it. 

P.S.
No worries, Ola.  I can take Bear any day.  I just pick my battles.  He's a young'un.  grin

You are trying to derail the thread.

Ok, go to the corner and assume the pick pin position.  angry

If you return with any more derailments, I will issue more wicked punishments.
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by Nobody: 8:12pm On Jul 16, 2011
isale_gan2:

Hi, Ola2.  Into my mind pops a warning of Sun Tzu's - something about . . . having the nerve for a protracted battle.  wink

hahahahaha at the new improved tougher Dapo/Eku/Ekt-Bear.   grin

Naijababe, do carry on.  cool  I don't wish to derail your thread.  Anyway, I don't deal with Baby Katzs*;  I take it up with the Daddy of them all.  cheesy

* [size=16pt]I use the term cos I see you get a huge kick out of it.[/size] 

P.S.
No worries, Ola. I can take Bear any day. I just pick my battles. He's a young'un. grin

Eniti o ba telorun ko go station, ko lo fejo sun DPO angry

No vex jare daddy katz grin, i no wan derail, just needed to get that off my fingers
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by isalegan2: 8:34pm On Jul 16, 2011
Katsumoto:

A beg o, Isale is just joking. Don't take her too seriously.  grin grin grin

You are trying to derail the thread.

Ok, go to the corner and assume the pick pin position.  angry

If you return with any more derailments, I will issue more wicked punishments.


angry

#*@$%^&!  I was just being merciful!  Out of humour comes wisdom.  My very pointed comments are gems wrapped in a riddle.  No new thing to add that hasn't been said by others, that is, those able to see beneath the surface. pfft!

So long.  tongue

naijababe:

Eniti o ba telorun ko go station, ko lo fejo sun DPO  angry

No vex jare daddy katz  grin, i no wan derail, just needed to get that off my fingers

Whatever!   undecided
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by OAM4J: 9:45pm On Jul 16, 2011
@ Isale_gan

I think I will soon limit your posting to Romance and Nairaland Section angry grin grin
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by Nobody: 9:55pm On Jul 16, 2011
OAM4J:

@ Isale_gan

I think I will soon limit your posting to Romance and Nairaland Section angry grin grin

Go right ahead and make my day grin
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by OAM4J: 10:18pm On Jul 16, 2011
@ Katsumoto.

That Speech is recent. It talked about Yaradua's death in the 1st paragraph, that means he made that speech after he had already become the CBN Governor.

After reading that speech,  though he made some points which are obviously true, but condemning the Igbos and Yorubas and turning a blind eyes to the ills of the Hausa/Fulani which he represents made him guilty of the message he is preaching. And he just scored himself lower in my rating of him with that speech.
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by iragbijile: 10:22pm On Jul 16, 2011
OAM4J:

@ Katsumoto.

That Speech is recent. It talked about Yaradua's death in the 1st paragraph, that means he made that speech after he had already become the CBN Governor.

After reading that speech,  though he made some points which are obviously true, but condemning the Igbos and Yorubas and turning a blind eyes to the ills of the Hausa/Fulani which he represents made him guilty of the message he is preaching. And he just scored himself lower in my rating of him with that speech.


How old are you again?


Is that the only Yar'adua in our history


katz this, Kats that. . . use your brain for once for gods sake

Ofe seru Katzumoto for life ni

God!
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by iragbijile: 10:34pm On Jul 16, 2011
OAM4J:


After reading that speech,  though he made some points which are obviously true, but condemning the Igbos and Yorubas [b]and turning a blind eyes to the ills of the Hausa/Fulani which he represents made him guilty of the message he is preaching. [/b]And he just scored himself lower in my rating of him with that speech.


How does he represent the Hausa/Fulani? That was an Op-ed in a Newspaper. It was written long time ago when he was at UBA. Nothing new and unusual.


Did you ever read any of Ige's OP-eds? They were more pointed and 'bigoted ( your definition, not mine)' than this. Yet, he was made Minister by the senate, no questions asked . No one made any noise then, but when it comes to Sanusi, we all want to crucify the messenger, who was only responding to articles aimed at maligning the dignity of his people.
s

FYI, Sanusi's articles are reactionary.  But again, you all are intellectuals, who dont care to look for facts and understand context. You like to make things up and hero worship your manipulator and grand-daddy, Katz.

The Katz kool-aid must be really delicious and mind altering. Maybe i should start drinking it too. Got Katz-kool-aid?
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by iragbijile: 10:39pm On Jul 16, 2011
OAM4J:

@ Katsumoto.

That Speech is recent. It talked about Yaradua's death in the 1st paragraph, that means he made that speech after he had already become the CBN Governor.

After reading that speech,  though he made some points which are obviously true, but condemning the Igbos and Yorubas and turning a blind eyes to the ills of the Hausa/Fulani which he represents made him guilty of the message he is preaching. And he just scored himself lower in my rating of him with that speech.

This is when the great Katsumoto comes in and all the baby-katz get schooled about the many Yar'aduas we have and how the older yar'adua paved the way for Turai's husband and then we all hail the all knowing Katsumoto.



Katsumoto BABA:

The FLOOR IS ALL YOURS. grin

Work your Google magic, since you dont even know much about Nigeria anyway and you never schooled in the North and you have no Hausa friends and you do not understand Hausa.
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by iragbijile: 10:49pm On Jul 16, 2011
OAM4J:

@ Katsumoto.

That Speech is recent. It talked about Yaradua's death in the 1st paragraph, that means he made that speech after he had already become the CBN Governor.

After reading that speech,  though he made some points which are obviously true, but condemning the Igbos and Yorubas and turning a blind eyes to the ills of the Hausa/Fulani which he represents made him guilty of the message he is preaching. And he just scored himself lower in my rating of him with that speech.


Yes oooooo

He made it yesterday, on CNN, and then sent a copy of the transcript to katsumoto before sending it to Punch/Gamji/ Friday-discourse with Dr. Aliyu.

Thanks Katsumoto for posting this article, even though you got the idea from @Silami who posted a copy before you. Hey, I am not 'clairvoyant (your usage of clairvoyance, not mine),' I just see things. grin

Once again, on behalf of the baby-Katzs, mama-Katz, and most especially the most gullible of the baby-katzs , our lovely moderator a la OP's live in partner, Thanks Katsumoto, the all knowing GOD of NL.
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by manny4life(m): 11:18pm On Jul 16, 2011
hmmm Nairalnders still boiling over same isssue, this is serious business , shocked shocked shocked
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by aljharem3: 11:27pm On Jul 16, 2011
Na wa oooo

all on just sanusi
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by Katsumoto: 11:47pm On Jul 16, 2011
OAM4J:

@ Katsumoto.

That Speech is recent. It talked about Yaradua's death in the 1st paragraph, that means he made that speech after he had already become the CBN Governor.

After reading that speech,  though he made some points which are obviously true, but condemning the Igbos and Yorubas and turning a blind eyes to the ills of the Hausa/Fulani which he represents made him guilty of the message he is preaching. And he just scored himself lower in my rating of him with that speech.

Akobi Tewonde George (Iragbijile/a/b/c/d/e/f-Zstranger) is right in this instance.  grin

iragbijile:


Yes oooooo

He made it yesterday, on CNN, and then sent a copy of the transcript to katsumoto before sending it to Punch/Gamji/ Friday-discourse with Dr. Aliyu.

Thanks Katsumoto for posting this article, even though you got the idea from @Silami who posted a copy before you. Hey, I am not 'clairvoyant (your usage of clairvoyance, not mine),' I just see things. grin

Once again, on behalf of the baby-Katzs, mama-Katz, and most especially the most gullible of the baby-katzs , our lovely moderator a la OP's live in partner, Thanks Katsumoto, the all knowing GOD of NL.


No sweat, just doing my bit. WRT my usage of claivoyance, I apologise from the bottom of my heart. I put the misuse to being tired at my night English class.  grin  You can put down all errors and typos to this.

But that post was made on the 17th of June (a full month ago). Did it f0ck you up so bad that you have to go back daily to read it?  grin There I was scratching my head for a minute, wondering when I used that term not realising that it was from a month ago.

Ok, I am sorry if I was too harsh. But I thought you had forgotten all about it because you didn't respond for three weeks. Were you undergoing therapy? If you want, I can contribute to the cost of therapy. Think of it as my contribution to humanity. Working at the morgue as a body washer can be depressing for someone in their mid forties.  tongue

I tend not to respond to lunatics sick people but since I am partly responsible for the state in which you find yourself, I will respond from time to time.  grin  Please don't think I am being snobbish to you when I don't respond.

Don't worry, I still love you like a teacher loves his student.  wink

Your history teacher

Katz


@ others

I am sure you are all aware of the activities of Nairaland's resident stalker/pyscho/40 something year old virgin. I tended not to respond to him for a while but I got upset on a particular day (I was having a bad day) and responded. Just to provide some background information for you as to the attempts at silly derailment from the said person.

Please see thread below; viewer discretion is advised.  grin

https://www.nairaland.com/nigeria/topic-691216.32.html
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by manny4life(m): 12:04am On Jul 17, 2011
^^^^

LOL grin grin grin
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by OAM4J: 12:41am On Jul 17, 2011
@Iragbijile/ fstranger

Ordinarily I would have ignored you, but seriously do you have to quote the same post 4 times to make your points. You are gradually becoming another becomerich.

All of us used to be friends on this site and we make fun of each other and we forget about it. What is the problem Fstranger? What is wrong with you? Is it more than the normal disagreement we see every day on NL? Why are you taking things so personal? Why all these bitterness? Or did katsumoto or anyone take your girl from you on this site?

Take it from me as a friend, even though you might not believe it; it is becoming too much of you and its like you dont even know it. You are not looking good at all. O ye ko fura o.
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by ektbear: 3:19am On Jul 17, 2011
Katsumoto:

No sweat, just doing my bit. WRT my usage of claivoyance, I apologise from the bottom of my heart. I put the misuse to being tired at my night English class.  grin  You can put down all errors and typos to this.

But that post was made on the 17th of June (a full month ago). Did it f0ck you up so bad that you have to go back daily to read it?  grin There I was scratching my head for a minute, wondering when I used that term not realising that it was from a month ago.

Ok, I am sorry if I was too harsh. But I thought you had forgotten all about it because you didn't respond for three weeks. Were you undergoing therapy? If you want, I can contribute to the cost of therapy. Think of it as my contribution to humanity. Working at the morgue as a body washer can be depressing for someone in their mid forties.  tongue

I tend not to respond to lunatics sick people but since I am partly responsible for the state in which you find yourself, I will respond from time to time.  grin  Please don't think I am being snobbish to you when I don't respond.

Don't worry, I still love you like a teacher loves his student.  wink

Your history teacher

Katz


@ others

I am sure you are all aware of the activities of Nairaland's resident stalker/pyscho/40 something year old virgin. I tended not to respond to him for a while but I got upset on a particular day (I was having a bad day) and responded. Just to provide some background information for you as to the attempts at silly derailment from the said person.

Please see thread below; viewer discretion is advised.  grin

https://www.nairaland.com/nigeria/topic-691216.32.html

Lmao

Utter and complete ownage

Well done daddy katz

Man, the way this dude is following your @ss I'd figure he is some sort of catamite looking for another lover grin

Quote a thread four times? Is this a digital stutter of some sort? Lol
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by Nobody: 9:19am On Jul 17, 2011
Read this on NVS this morning. SLS is turning himself into a national joke.


A Regular Work Day at Nigeria’s Central Bank

Pius Adesanmi

(To the accompaniment of Fela’s Confusion Break Bones)

“Secretary, as-salam alaikum”

“Sala to mo le ku ni yio pari e sir”

“What did you say, you this Yoruba woman?”

“Ah, Mallam, I was just saying welcome to work this morning sir”

“Hmm, ok, if you say so. You’re always up to some mischief whenever you mutter like that”

“Haba, Mallam, I was just welcoming you to work. It’s a nice Monday morning sir”

“Ok, ok. Let me hop to my office. I don’t want to be disturbed today. I’m looking ahead to a busy week.”

“Ok sir. I’ll bring some tea up for you”

(A few minutes later)

“Secretary! Secretary!! Secretary!!!”

“S-i-r!”

“Must I scream on top of my voice before people answer me in this office?”

“Sir, I was attending to a memo when you called but I…”

“Shut up my friend. Look, I want you to summon all my aides and personal assistants here at once”

“Yes sir… everybody is here now sir.”

“Ehen, which one of you prepared my work schedule for this week? I say who prepared my work schedule for the week?”

“Sir, we don’t know what the problem is. We followed the usual procedure to prepare your weekly work schedule. At the close of day on Friday, we held a strategy meeting of your aides to determine which files and memos to prioritize on your work schedule for the coming week. We also went through the list of meetings and appointments. It was ratified by the Chief of Staff before your private secretary left the weekly work schedule on your desk sir.”

“In that case, how come I came to the office this morning and all I am seeing on my desk is documentation on Mudaraba and Islamic finance in the Arab world that I am supposed to work on for the entire week? Am I the Mudarib-General of the Federation or what?”

“How do you mean, sir?”

“What do you mean how do I mean? You load my desk with documentation on Islamic banking and the financial systems of the Muslim world and you are asking me how do I mean?”

“We were only going by your body language sir. We meant well sir. We thought you wanted Mudaraba to be the new focus, the new priority of the Central Bank of Nigeria sir. May we remind you, Mallam, that the establishment of Islamic banking is pretty much all we have spent the past several months working on?”



“Oho, so that means that you people should forget my other functions? Did I not ask you people to book a telephone appointment with Christine Lagarde and put it on my schedule this week? Did I not ask you to book another appointment with Robert Zoellick? And what about my proposed meeting at the African Development Bank?”

“Mallam Sanusi, sir, we relegated those to the background because…”

“And my meeting with Madam Farida Waziri to check in with her on the situation with the rogue bankers, that too has disappeared from my schedule. Instead, you people are scheduling telephone meetings with the Finance ministers of Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen, Indonesia, Iran, and Pakistan.”

“We apologize sir. We must have read your signals incorrectly sir. We actually believed that we were being proactive sir. If it is your wish sir, we could return your work schedule to the constitutional role of a Central B…”

“Are you trying to say that I strayed from my duties as Central Bank Governor? Is that what you are saying?”

“Ah, sorry sir, that is not what we are saying. It came out wrongly. We apologize sir. We are sorry. We were only trying to apologize that we overloaded your table with your Islamic banking agenda and forgot your other duties as Central Bank Governor.”

“There you go again! I think you people are just dumb. Who told you that I cease being Central Bank Governor whenever I am working on my Islamic Banking agenda? I am just saying that I do not like it when that is all you put into my weekly schedule. It is as if you people are taking style to suggest that I should make up my mind whether I am CBN Governor or Mudarib-General of the Federation. I am smart enough to catch your insinuations and I don’t like it one bit. I don’t take nonsense from my subordinates.”

“Again, we apologize sir”

“No problem. No problem. Anyway, what’s my schedule for next week? I want to see it now. One can’t be too sure with you people.”

“We booked an appointment with Baba and he has agreed to meet with you on Monday. From there, you will proceed to Ekiti state to…”

“An appointment with Baba? Which Baba?”

“Mallam, sir, there are no two Babas in this country now.”

“Oh, that Baba. However, why would you people book an appointment with him? Did I tell you that I wanted to meet with him? And that means I will have to travel to Ota alone for the meeting.”

“Er… Mallam, we actually planned for three of us to accompany you sir. The CBN Governor cannot travel without aides and assistants.”

“Then you should have thought of that when you scheduled a meeting with Baba in Ota. You are all women, married women for that matter. And you expect me to take three of you to Baba’s lair in Ota? I cannot do that to your husbands. I will go alone. But, you still haven’t told me what business we have with Baba”

“Mallam sir, Baba is one of the best poultry farmers in the country and we thought you might need to meet with him and draw on his expertise for our new venture.”

“I see. And why do you suggest that I go to Ekiti state after meeting with Baba in Ota?”

“Sir, their former Governor, Ayo Fayose, said that he spent four years of the state’s federal allocations on a single poultry project. Baba even went there to commission the project before things fell apart and the two men began to call each other bastard and father of bastards. Since Governor Kayode Fayemi has not said anything about the billions of dollars worth of poultry equipment rotting in Ekiti, we thought you might be able to negotiate with him and buy off the project. That way, we’ll start the CBN poultry project in Ekiti with Baba’s expertise in neighbouring Ota.”

“I see”

“Mallam sir, we have also prepared a memo on staff and structural reorganization for your perusal. Because of the ambitious nature of your poultry project, we believe that we may need a Department of Agriculture within the Central Bank. We could convert the existing Banking Supervision Department to the inaugural Agriculture Department sir. We are glad that you approve of this sir.”

“Approve my foot! Did you say approve? You people would not recognize sarcasm if it hugged you first thing in the morning. Are you messing with me or what? Are you now trying to say that I am mistaking myself for the Minister of Agriculture?”

“We don’t know what we have done wrong here sir. We read in the papers that you wanted the Central Bank to start the biggest poultry farm in Nigeria and we decided to make you happy by acting even before you inform us in the office…”

“And the best way to act is to fill up a whole week’s schedule with agricultural and poultry matters including trips to Ota and Ekiti?”

“Sir, we were merely…”

“So, let me see. You fill up my schedule with one week of Mudaraba and another week of layers and broilers and we have spent almost the entire day today debating Islamic banking and poultry just because…”

“Sir we were merely…”

“Just because you snotty people think you are wise and smart and can teach me how to do my job? You think you can use style to tell me that I am straying from my constitutional duties as CBN Governor? Even the fedora man cannot dare what you people are doing here.”

“Excuse us sir…”

“Hey, I’m not finished yet! Why are you all heading for the door?”

“We have to go and clean up your schedule for the week after Ota and Ekiti sir. Since you don’t like that we have Islamic banking this week and poultry next week, we are beginning to think that you may not like what we have lined up for the week after that sir?”

“And what might that be?”

“Er… we filled up that slot with public lectures on Yoruba and Igbo elites and how they betrayed Nigeria. You will deliver the lectures at Usmanu Danfodiyo University and Bayero University. We accepted invitations from the Vice Chancellors on your behalf and we feel that…”

“You know what, you people should get the heck out of my office!”

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Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by nagoma(m): 9:41am On Jul 17, 2011
I am sure Naijabebe is unemployed. You can't sit down and churn out all that rubbish if you have any focus in life. Talk to all mighty KAtz nicely and continue worshipping him , he may consider you for the deadbody washing job.
Re: Lamido Sanusi's Performance - Brilliant, Over-hyped, Or Mediocre? by freepeople: 10:15am On Jul 17, 2011
Yorubas are the Problem with Nigeria - By Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

By Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Prosective Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria



In sum, the Yoruba political leadership, as mentioned by Balarabe Musa, has shown itself over the years to be incapable of rising above narrow tribal interests and reciprocating goodwill from other sections of the country by treating other groups with respect. Practically every crisis in Nigeria since independence has its roots in this attitude.

i. The Yoruba elite and area-boy politics;
ii. Igbo marginalisation and the responsible limits of retribution; and
iii. The Yoruba Factor and "Area-boy" Politics.

My views on the Yoruba political leadership have been thoroughly articulated in some of my writings, prime among which was " Afenifere: Syllabus of Errors" published by This Day (The Sunday Newspaper) on Sept 27, 1998. There was also an earlier publication in the weekly Trust entitled " The Igbo, the Yoruba and History"  (Aug. 21, 1998).
In sum, the Yoruba political leadership, as mentioned by Balarabe Musa, has shown itself over the years to be incapable of rising above narrow tribal interests and reciprocating goodwill from other sections of the country by treating other groups with respect. Practically every crisis in Nigeria since independence has its roots in this attitude.
The Yoruba elite were the first, in 1962, to attempt a violent overthrow of an elected government in this country. In 1966, it was the violence in the West which provided an avenue for the putsch of 15th January. After Chief Awolowo lost to Shagari in 1983 elections, it was the discontent and bad publicity in the South-West which led to the Buhari intervention.
When Buhari jailed UPN governors like Ige and Onabanjo, the South-Western press castigated that good government and provided the right mood for IBB to take over power. As soon as IBB cleared UPN governors of charges against them in a politically motivated retrial, he became the darling of the South-West. When IBB annulled the primaries in which Adamu Ciroma and Shehu Yar Adua emerged as presidential candidates in the NRC and SDP, he was hailed by the South-West. When the same man annulled the June 12, 1993 elections in which Abiola was the front-runner, the South-West now became defenders of democracy.

When it seemed Sani Abacha was sympathetic to Abiola, the South-West supported his take-over. He was in fact invited by a prominent NADECO member to take over in a published letter shortly before the event. Even though Abiola had won the elections in the North, the North was blamed for its annulment. When Abdulsalam Abubakar started his transition, the Yoruba political leadership through NADECO presented a memorandum on a Government of National Unity that showed complete disrespect for the intelligence and liberties of other Nigerians.


Subsequently, they formed a tribal party which failed to meet minimum requirements for registration, but was registered all the same to avoid the violence that was bound to follow non-registration, given the area-boy mentality of South-West politicians. Having rejected an Obasanjo candidacy and challenged the election as a fraud in court, we now find a leading member of the AD in the government, a daughter of an Afenifere leader as Minister of State, and Awolowo´s daughter as Ambassador, all appointed by a man who won the election through fraud.

Meanwhile, nothing has been negotiated for the children of Abiola, the focus of Yoruba political activity. In return for these favours, the AD solidly voted for Evan Enwerem as Senate President. This is a man who participated in the two-million- man March for Abacha´s self-succession. He also is reputed to have hosted a meeting of governors during IBB´s transition, demanding that June 12 elections should never be de-annulled and threatening that the East would go to war if this was done. When Ibrahim Salisu Buhari was accused of swearing to a false affidavit, the Yoruba political elite correctly took up the gauntlet for his resignation.

When an AD governor, Bola Tinubu, swears to a false affidavit that he attended an Ivy League University which he did not attend, we hear excuses.

For so many years, the Yoruba have inundated this country with stories of being marginalised and of a civil service dominated by northerners through quota system. The Federal Character Commission has recently released a report which shows that the  South-West accounts for 27.8% of civil servants in the range GL08 to GL14 and a full 29.5% of GL 15 and above. One zone out of six zones controls a full 30% of the civil service leaving the other five zones to share the remaining 70%. We find the same story in the economy, in academia, in parastatals.
 
Yet in spite of being so dominant, the Yoruba complained and complained of marginalization. Of recent, in recognition of the trauma which hit the South-West after June 12, the rest of the country forced everyone out of the race to ensure that a South-Westerner emerged, often against the best advice of political activists.

Instead of leading a path of reconciliation and strong appreciation, the Yoruba have embarked on short-sighted triumphalism, threatening other "nationalities" that they ( who after all lost the election) will protect Obasanjo ( who was forced on them). No less a person than Bola Ige has made such utterances.

To further show that they were in charge, they led a cult into the Hausa area of Sagamu, murdered a Hausa woman and nothing happened. In the violence that followed, they killed several Hausa residents, with Yoruba leaders like Segun Osoba, reminding Nigerians of the need to respect the culture of their host communities.  This would have continued were it not for the people of Kano who showed that they could also create their own Oro who would only be appeased through the shedding of innocent Yoruba blood.
 
I say all this, to support Balarabe Musa´s statement, that the greatest problem to nation-building in Nigeria are the Yoruba Bourgeoisie. I say this also to underscore my point that until they change this attitude, no conference can solve the problems of Nigeria. We cannot move forward if the leadership of one of the largest ethnic groups continues to operate, not like statesmen, but like common area boys.
 
iii.The Igbo Factor and the Reasonable Limits of Retribution.
 
The Igbo people of Nigeria have made a mark in the history of this nation. They led the first successful military coup which eliminated the Military and Political leaders of other regions while letting off Igbo leaders. Nwafor Orizu, then Senate President, in consultation with President Azikiwe, subverted the constitution and handed over power to Aguiyi-Ironsi.  Subsequent developments, including attempts at humiliating other peoples, led to the counter-coup and later the civil war. The Igbos themselves must acknowledge that they have a large part of the blame for shattering the unity of this country.
 
Having said that, this nation must realise that Igbos have more than paid for their foolishness. They have been defeated in war, rendered paupers by monetary policy fiat, their properties declared abandoned and confiscated, kept out of strategic public sector appointments and deprived of public services. The rest of the country forced them to remain in Nigeria and has continued to deny them equity.
 
The Northern Bourgeoisie and the Yoruba Bourgeoisie have conspired to keep the Igbo out of the scheme of things. In the recent transition when the Igbo solidly supported the PDP in the hope of an Ekwueme presidency, the North and South-West treated this as a Biafra agenda. Every rule set for the primaries, every gentleman´s agreement was set aside to ensure that Obasanjo, not Ekwueme emerged as the candidate. Things went as far as getting the Federal Government to hurriedly gazette a pardon. Now, with this government, the marginalistion of the Igbo is more complete than ever before. The Igbos have taken all these quietly because, they reason, they brought it upon themselves. But the nation is sitting on a time-bomb.
 
After the First World War, the victors treated Germany with the same contempt Nigeria is treating Igbos. Two decades later, there was a Second World War, far costlier than the first. Germany was again defeated, but this time, they won a more honourable peace. Our present political leaders have no sense of History. There is a new Igbo man, who was not born in 1966 and neither knows nor cares about Nzeogwu and Ojukwu. There are Igbo men on the street who were never Biafrans. They were born Nigerians, are Nigerians, but suffer because of actions of earlier generations. They will soon decide that it is better to fight their own war, and may be find an honourable peace, than to remain in this contemptible state in perpetuity.
 
The Northern Bourgeoisie and the Yoruba Bourgeoisie have exacted their pound of flesh from the Igbos. For one Sardauna, one Tafawa Balewa, one Akintola and one Okotie-Eboh, hundreds of thousands have died and suffered.
 
If this issue is not addressed immediately, no conference will solve Nigeria´s problems.


By Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Being Excerpts from A Paper Presented At The “National Conference On The 1999 Constitution” Jointly Organised By The Network For Justice And The Vision Trust Foundation, At The Arewa House, Kaduna From 11th –12th September, 1999.

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