“Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic/SAED”

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Nigeria is in a critical situation, but we are optimistic of coming out of it. One thing that is lacking is the ability to engage our youth. Empower them with skill acquisition through well grounded training, after which soft loan and grants must be made available for start ups.

SAED( skill acquisition and entrepreneurship development.) An arm of NYSC (National Youth Service Corps). The issue at hand is beyond NYSC now. It is the responsibility of the federal government of Nigeria to upgrade the facilities at all Orientation Camps to make it conducive.

The program should embrace youth development at large.

“Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic II”

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Grand Optimism. The gateway to other West African Countries,. westward. From former four lanes express way to ten lanes super highway with standard and modern fast rail tracks in between. Running from Iganmu by National Theater (where Festac ’77 was held) to Badagry in Lagos State. Massive project started by the previous goverment of the ex gov. Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola. Now the Minister for Power, Work and Housing at the federal level. Though this is yet to be completed.  We are very optimistic of seeing such projects spreading across the country.

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Proposed major rail terminal at Mile 2, transportation hub in Lagos State.

“Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic”

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This is the main gate of Ibadan Polytechnic. Oyo State, Nigeria. Established in 1971. With the ups and down in our educational sector, the institution among many others are still bringing out graduates. Our hope and aspiration as a nation on the the thread of ‘change’ is to see our graduands comes out of school with entrepreneurial mindset as against the present situation where almost everyone comes out with certificate in hand looking for job.

“Trailer, Trailer Everywhere”

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Within inter city and inter state of Nigeria’s major cities and towns, in all the highways and major roads, trailers are everywhere. The weight of their content/load over time damage most of the roads and highways. These freight are suited for rail system.b

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Political leaders for long steal our money. Owned about 70% of these trucks and still uses to destroy our so called infrastructures. They owned petrol filling stations and at the same time are importers of petroleum products after grounding all the four refineries without building new ones. They have stooges that front for them. This makes lots of youth becoming lazy, always looking for easy money. There’s a common saying “if you can’t win them, join them” The battle against corruption was like lost until the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari. Who is sanitizing the system.

“Peculiar Waste”

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Grounded Caterpillar tractor. The size is massive about a storey building height.

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Our roads are busy congested. Inland waterways are viable alternative of decongesting our inter city traffic. Lack of maintenance borne out of corruptive tendencies led us to making functional infrastructures becoming scraps. 

We are at dawn and the cork crows exposing the magnitude of greed prevailing in the system.

The political system system, non beneficial to the people but for those who sees it as cow milk.