Buhari cutting Nigeria free from the ropes of Empire?

The Nigerian president of West Africa`s industrial power house, Muhammadu Buhari, is firmly establishing a no-nonsense approach to his leadership.He is proving by the day to be setting higher and higher standards for government. Given that he is president of one of Empire`s favourite stamping grounds and direct pipeline to the City of London Banksters, this man has the potential to sway the future of the region, if not the entire continent.


His latest progressive act is the most welcome yet and a project if given the support needed, will finally end decades of poverty, war and under-development for millions of people as well as halting the increased  desertification of the Sahel region.[1]

This is President Buhari`s second leadership role and one that will hopefully last a great deal longer. With his views tempered by age and his welcome years of wisdom, at 73 he does indeed cut a dignified and wise appearance along with his  slow and considered words. He represents a change  from an age of politics where presidents didn`t try to hide the fact that they are highly paid gangsters- the likes of Clinton, Sarkozy and Goodluck Jonathan, clients of Wall Street and the City of London, paid for resource-rape, corruption and lies.

Since his inaugharation and an historic triumph for the opposition  All Progressives Congress party with a 54% win, Buhari has cracked his whip in all directions, sending the demi-gods of Nigerian corruption running at high speed. Starting with the stinking cesspit of Royal Dutch Shell and its  24 hour daylight robbery from the Nigerian nation, Buhari has routed out many of Nigeria`s nests of liars, sacked sections of his  military top brass who have been covertly funding Boko Haram on behalf of the Warlords of Westminster and Washington,  and taking to justice the Nigerian operatives of some of Empire`s multitude of money laundering schemes.

He has also instituted national development funds to revitalize the domestic economy. Buhari, almost  uniquely among his geo-political compatriots,  recognizes religious extremism as a direct result of  poverty and unemployment.

Buhari recognizes, that unlike Great Britain, Nigeria is not an island and that the well- being of Nigeria`s neighbouring countries will directly influence the well -being of his nation. Nigeria cannot develop in peace while poverty reigns in the region. He is a quietly-spoken true panAfricanist and has therefore given his support to one of the most exciting developments the 21st century will bring to Africa – the TransAqua Plan for the replenishment of  Lake Chad.

Over the years, environmentalist propaganda has painted a certain picture of the African continent. Much of this propaganda  will have come from Sir Rotten Attenborough whispering about the teeming herds of wildebeest crossing the great savannah and the happy  tribal folk doing a tribal dance. Sir Rotten is a proponent of depopulation and saving the Earth from humans so that the Bankers and their elite can live in peace and luxury. Which for Africa means saving Africa from Africans and keeping them  poverty stricken so they die young and with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation`s help, practice family planning and vaccination to increase infertility rates. So when a project on a gargantuan scale comes along to revolutionize the face of Africa, many people`s pre-programmed environmentalist attitude will be to think : but what about the happy tribal folk and the  wildebeest?The tribal folk have had a guts full of poverty, and the wildebeest have about I billion square hectares on which to roam. Which is why as recently as 2013 the City of London’s European  Union refused to support the TransAqua Project on the grounds of environmentalism.

The TransAqua Plan has for the last 30 plus years, remained only a vision for genuine African development, a vision of African industrialization and the economic co-operation of countries from the Great Lakes Region to the Sahel, a vital artery of transport, trade, energy and life-sustaining water with the potential to change the lives of 40 million people. Despite the fact that this proposed project has been put before all international development agencies over the last 30 plus  years,  not one drop of interest in this genuine development  has come as a result.

The de facto financial diktat against great projects, exercised through the international financial institutions and the mis-named environmentalist movement, has taken it off the agenda.”   As said by Lawrence Freeman, EIR, Africa Desk{2}

However this dream is now turning to realization. In November 2014 the first meeting was held of the International Scientific Committee which was established to advise the Lake Chad Basin Commission,and was conducted at its headquarters in Chad`s capital city of N`Djamena. The Lake Chad Basin Commission was originally  formed in 1964 by Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad with later members being the Central African Republic (1996) and Libya ( 2008). The 1960s was an era of unprecedented optimism for the continent which under leadership of that time offered a brilliant African future. Many of those leaders were either assassinated or demonized and their visions of African dignity never saw the light of day in the decades of destabilization and globalization that have followed.

Lake Chad is situated in the Sahel, it is Africa`s fourth largest lake and has a colossal drainage area of almost 2.4 million km2.However it is very shallow and has been steadily drying up, its complete disappearance will be a tragedy for an already water-restricted area. The plan is to transport approximately 100 billion cubic meters of water from the eastern Congo River Basin in Kivu,  which is in a region of high rainfall with an excess of water which is already supplying the massive hydro plant of the Inga Dam. The water will be transported 2800km along navigable canals which will introduce an entirely revolutionary African transport system, facilitating trade and commerce and change. The canal will become an interactive commercial system based on local communities, a water-way highway, a floating market of exchange. Intrinsic to this will be the regenerationof the environment in  the upper reaches of the system. Here, to reduce extreme evaporation mass planting of trees will be needed to change local weather systems; a dynamic approach to the environment as oppose to preservation and conservation only. Man`s creative thinking should realize our ability to engineer in favour of our biosphere and altering it for mutual benefit.[3] Hydro capabilities will be used to supply electricity which is the foundation stone of mechanization and industrialization. This will lead to a transformation in agriculture and manufacturing with participating nations exporting finished products of textiles and food to international markets. Most importantly such changes will require skills from highly qualified engineers and technicians to mechanical skills,  to innovators of new systems; jobs, productive employment and a secure African -based market.

But it is more than that. If we view this project in terms of its capabilities we are looking at nothing less than a revolution. A revolution to restore dignity to millions of lives, a revolution based on harnessing man`s intellectual creativity to restore decaying environments and using the Earth`s life blood to create a state of abundance based on human dignity that will reflect in all directions onto this beautiful place on which we live.

Dare to dream this dream and a revolution will take place, from Kivu, in genocide strewn DRC , through the utter poverty of the Central African Republic, to the drought ridden lands of Chad , human lives can and will be transformed. This project is the chance to give the young generation a sense of their own future of which they are a crucial and pivotal part. Let this be an industrial revolution, Africa`s industrial revolution and let us be done with useless political words, time now to build that future based on projects that will benefit nations not corporations, that will require co-operation not war, that will bring mechanization, abundant electricity,skills, innovation, employment,  and dignity.












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