Category: Periscope

Yemi Osinbajo

Executive Order: First things first

By Bolaji Akinola The zeal and energy with which Nigeria’s Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is working and tackling national issues should not come as a...

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Electracy and the modern family 

  By Bolaji Akinola The world is not changing; I think it has changed substantially. The dynamics of family interactions and communication are not what they used to...

River-Niger-Dredging

Even Mungo Park will weep for these perambulators

By Bolaji Akinola When President Umaru Yar’Adua flagged off dredging of the lower section of River Niger on September 10, 2009, the euphoria that greeted the...

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Ports Concession: Positive example of a public-private partnership model 

 By Obiajulu Agu  The nation’s seaports will continue to play a critical role in Nigeria’s growth and socio-economic development. The ports serve are...

Heaps of refuse take over Tin Can Port

The Tin Can Island netherworld 

By Bolaji Akinola I visited the Tin Can Island Port Complex on Wednesday after a long while. I must say that the facilities around the port have continued to...

Hadiza Bala Usman - NPA

Who wants Bala Usman out?

By Bolaji Akinola I observe that in the maritime sector, many have abandoned their duties for rumour peddling. In some quarters, professionalism has been thrown to the...

Tin Can Port

Lagos: Reflecting on port-city relations

By Simeon Akin Omole The correlation between ports and urbanization has been a focus of interdisciplinary studies for over five decades. Origins of many cities are in...

Is Beijing outflanking United States in South China Sea?

By Peter Apps For much of the last week, the U.S. aircraft carrier Carl Vinson has been patrolling the South China Sea. It is just the kind of display of...

Abdullahi-Dikko-Inde

When death sentence is appropriate

By Bolaji Akinola While one was struggling to digest the shocking revelation that former state oil chief executive Andrew Yakubu callously and criminally hid $10 million...

private-sector

Government must encourage, not destroy, private sector

By Bolaji Akinola Many in government carry on as if the private sector is a nuisance. They talk down on the private sector, criticize and do all within their powers to...

common man

Agony of the common man 2

By Bolaji Akinola I did not for the life of me think I would ever have cause to ride on an okada again. I resolved almost ten years ago to have absolutely nothing to do...

made in Nigeria goods

The charade called Made-In-Nigeria campaign

By Bolaji Akinola The problem with the so-called buy Made-In-Nigeria campaign is that it is neither rooted in policies nor in patriotic fervour. Its mediatized and...

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