As Nigeria goes through a challenging season of political quagmire, I want you to remember that nations rarely kaput. Yes, Nigeria and Nigerians would always be around. And despite anything, Nigerian will remain an opportunity. I share this video about two men I study – Carlos Slim (Mexican billionaire) and Franklin Templeton (stock picker of 20th century). As Abuja demoralizes you, remember that the sun will always rise. Do not kill that idea, because Nigeria will always be.
I study two men – Franklin Templeton and Carlos Slim – for my family investment strategies. Templeton began a firm in 1947, against all odds, at the runs of the World War II. Mr Slim bought anything in his sight at one of the lowest points in Mexican history – the peso was down and markets in ruins. Templeton trusted the human race and bought “useless” stocks. Slim’s father told him that countries do not fail; they always come back. I read about these two
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