Category: Reflections

Aisha-Alhassan

As the road to 2019 opens

By Lakinbofa Goodluck The struggle for power is an interesting phenomenon. Access to the corridors of power in Nigeria, like every other country in the world, can be...

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu

ASUU and the economy

Nigeria is a great country. My country is a place where the unusual becomes the usual and we learn to adapt to it. I have been witnessing ASUU strike since my days in...

FEC okays N15.73bn for Enugu road project

The inactivity in the power sector is disturbing

The most crucial ingredient to the growth and development of a nation, arguably, is the human capital. Next to human capital will probably be state-of-the-art...

obasanjo-olusegun

That discounted descent in telecommunication service

By Lakin’ Goodluck  When the Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) was introduced into Nigeria in 2001, it was probably the most unexpected revolution at the...

national assets

Beyond the 100 days: A week of historic achievements

By Lakin’ Goodluck The past few days have been characterised by reports on the historic achievement of our president being the first sitting Nigerian president to...

crude-oil

The alternative to crude oil

By Lakin’ Goodluck  As the crude oil economy continues to lose its hegemony, there is no better time to vivaciously redirect our economic attention as a nation, in...

FG bars states owing salaries from accessing Paris Club refund

Federal Republic of Misplaced Priorities

By Lakin’ Goodluck Remember a television ad that suggested that “one day cars will run on water”? Well, if you discarded that notion then like many of us...

Nigeria's inflation soars

No savings, no investment. Where is the hope?

Of all the many ways to build wealth, it appears these two – savings and investment – are the most acceptable and popular. One argument elevates the notion of saving...

Lagos Island flood

When rain is no longer a blessing in Lagos

There was a time when rain was deemed a blessing by all; a time when people would clamour and even pray for rain. There was a generation of kids who enjoyed dancing in...

Osinbajo

Tax amnesty and the other side of the coin

In the past few months there appears to be an unusual vitality behind the government’s drive to increase its tax earnings. This vigour can be attributed to many...