Category: Renascent Africa

AGOA, Nigeria’s missed opportunity

Today, when we talk about maritime and shipping, it is almost impossible to remember that it involves not just import but also export. This is because Nigeria at present...

The slippery business of crudeoil theft

This July, scandals seem to be climbing on top of each other in the oil industry like people trying to make a human pyramid. The amount of money being made is what is...

Buhari please pay these marketers so that we can all rest

Last week the Federal Government is reported to have agreed to pay outstanding subsidy claims to oil marketers, who import refined petroleum products into the country,...

Reaching for the Mediterranean Sea

This year has seen a large number of Africans decide to become illegal migrants, leaving their respective poor or war-torn countries in search of a better life in...

Apapa gridlock

Still on the perennial Apapa gridlock

The current traffic gridlock strangling Apapa, the busiest port area in Nigeria is a serious threat to the socioeconomic wellbeing of Nigeria. It is a worm that has...

Our public service sector needs serious reform

The current state of the public service in many states of the federation is very, very sad to say the least. Many states have been unable to pay their workers for...

Baba,now that you are president – open letter to President Buhari

Your Excellency, It’s been 2 weeks since your inauguration as president of our dear country, butit still feels like May 29, because Nigerians are still celebrating…...

A dream about Nigeria in the future

The other day I fell asleep and dreamt that I woke up in 2027 Nigeria and saw so many beautiful things. The things I saw there were so beautiful that even in the dream I...