Category: Reflections

Fuel-queues

Is fuel scarcity truly over?

  The two most perennial crises in Nigeria today are both energy related. One powers our homes and industries; the other powers our vehicles, homes, and industries....

MDAs: Adeosun advocates tying tenures to revenue targets

An assessment of VAIDS

The Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) is a policy of the current administration to encourage tax payment and increase the government’s tax...

MDAs: Adeosun advocates tying tenures to revenue targets

Kemi Adeosun needs to take care of the stain on her garment 

It is common sense that a man adorning white regalia should desist from misbehaving around red oil lest he leaves the scene with blemished attire. Amazingly, the red oil...

MUNIR-GWARZO

The questionable suspension of SEC DG

  For the most part of the second half of the year Oando Nigeria Plc has been in the news for the wrong reasons. The company has been embroiled in a major crisis...

Udoma Udo Udoma

The sale of government assets to finance budget

By LakinbofaGoodluck The government revealed during the budget presentation that it was planning to sell some assets to fund the 2018 budget. The Minister of Budget and...

corruption

Why corruption will remain a bonafide Nigerian

  If you ask an average Nigerian to name three problems facing this country, corruption will certainly be one. The fight against corruption is not a new phenomenon...

Nigeria, China sign $2bn deal on cotton value chain industry

Media trial of port investors

By Lakinbofa Goodluck In the world that we currently live in, it is almost impossible for a nation to grow its economy solely on local investments. Nations cooperate...

media-trial

Media trial of port investors

By Lakinbofa Goodluck In the world that we currently live in, it is almost impossible for a nation to grow its economy solely on local investments. Nations cooperate...

Kachikwu

NNPC $26billion contract sum: A repeat of the past

By Lakinbofa Goodluck  We have been here before. This is not the first time a government official would raise alarm over financial inconsistencies in a government...

Kemi Adeosun

National Budget: Capital projects and borrowing hurdles

By Lakinbofa Goodluck When President Muhammadu Buhari presented the budget to National Assembly in December, 2016, many people hailed the budget proposal as if the...

Insector-General of Police

Roadblocks removal: When orders become mere advice

By Lakinbofa Goodluck “Repeat a lie a thousand times and it becomes the truth” is a quote attributed to one of the most dreaded propagandist that ever lived,...

Nigerian pilots to form backbone of Nigeria Air - Sirika

Concession: Will it be transparent?

  By Lakinbofa Goodluck Users of Nigeria’s airports will attest to the abysmal state of virtually all the airports in the country. No one really needs to travel...