State of Nigeria’s roads
The lamentation by road transport workers on the deplorable condition of roads in the country and their consequent threat to increase transport fares should be understood by all Nigerians.
On CBN ceasing to play banker of last resort role
Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), was recently reported to have informed the audience at the 10th Annual Banking and Finance Conference of the Chartered ...
Nigeria’s low industrial ranking
At that summit, the focus was on industrialisation in Africa and Nigeria was, sadly, rated among the least developed countries. The nation’s leaders should, therefore, act fast to reverse this trend.
The elders and Nigeria’s unity
As the national debate on the sovereignty, unity and structure of Nigeria gets feverish, the position of some of the nation’s supposed elders is somewhat uninformed ...
The looming food crisis
Alarmed by the skyrocketing prices of food stuff, coupled with the destruction of farms and crops by locusts and quelea birds in the north, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbe, the other day, expressed the fear that...
Understanding the CBN’s flexible exchange rate
Although it was touted by the Central Bank of Nigeria as the product of wide consultation and careful preparation, the formally styled Flexible Exchange Rate Interbank Market (FERIM) dashed ...
AU passport and Nigeria’s tourism
An anticipated boost in Nigeria’s tourism industry that the proposed African Union (AU) passport is expected to engender cannot come to pass without appropriate infrastructure ...
This occasion originated from the days of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) who, as both the Holy Quran and the Holy Bible record, was called upon by God to sacrifice Ishmael, his only son at the time, for the Almighty.