Category: Reflections

National Assembly passes N9.1 trillion 2018 budget 

Executive-Legislature standoff and the 2018 budget

Virtually every system of government recognises the important roles of the executive, legislature and judiciary arms of government. Some systems unify these arms of...

Facility management in Nigeria as a way sustaining investment

Facility management in Nigeria as a way sustaining investment

If we ask Nigerians the meaning of maintenance, it is plausible to expect majority jump into answering the question without a clear understanding. Whilst many may claim...

Statistician-General-of-the-NBS-Dr-Yemi-Kale

What a slow GDP suggests

Statistician-General-of-the-NBS-Dr-Yemi-Kale The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recently released Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate report for...

Ebola

Preventing the return of Ebola in Nigeria

The year 2014 will go down in history as memorable for many reasons. It was the year when all Nigerians swiftly discarded the twin evil of ethnicity and religion that...

CRUDE-OIL

The unexpected oil bliss and the misery of the rainy day

The years 2012, 2013 and 2014 were probably the best for the oil industry as crude oil price hit and surpassed the unprecedented $100 mark. It was dollar rain for...

Drug Abuse: We need to do more 

Few months ago, I wrote a piece titled “The leaders of today and the burden of tomorrow”. That piece was an intervention on the expanding menace of drug abuse and...

Nigerian pilots to form backbone of Nigeria Air - Sirika

Lessons from Ghana

There are many ways to market a country both to the citizens and the foreigners. Marketing a country simply means arousing interest of diverse people. Being one of the...

Senator Ben Murray Bruce

What happened to #BuyNaijatoGrowtheNaira?

The famous American rock star, Bruce Springsteen, once said “Getting an audience is hard. Sustaining an audience is hard. It demands a consistency of thought, of...

FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The economics of public holidays

The philosophy behind declaring public holidays is a laudable one. Public holidays are designed to commemorate and sometimes celebrate significant events. The essence of...

Apapa bridge

Why do we love to inflict hardship on ourselves?

Yes, there have been clamours to reconstruct the roads leading into the nation’s ports and especially Apapa. And it is gratifying that the government conceded a...

Buhari

Poverty as Nigeria’s new normal

  There is nothing more shocking than being freed from a prolonged season of delusive understanding. This veil over understanding is the reason why this generation...

FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The economics of public holidays

  The philosophy behind declaring public holidays is a laudable one. Public holidays are designed to commemorate and sometimes celebrate significant events. The...

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