In this interview with KINGSLEY JEREMIAH, Francis Ogbimi, a Professor of Technology Management at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, discussed critical issues of the economy
‘Affliction on economy is worse than gains of anti-graft war’
There are not only calls by individuals for restructuring; there is an imminent need for the country to restructure because this is the only solution to the myriad of problems facing this country.
‘I and my children have no interest In becoming Awujale of Ijebu Kingdom’
The yearly get-together and gathering, which is the Olori Ebi is usually organised at the end of the year. And as far as I am concerned, it is a season of goodwill to everybody, and that is what I am extending.
You’ll fail if you’re in hurry to make billions in business, says Okoya
Chief Rasaki Akanni Okoya is an industrialist, who, decades ago saw that Nigeria would not continue to rely solely on the importation of all needed foreign goods if jobs are not provided its growing population
If we do not dismantle this political structure, Nigeria will die - Utomi
I will add no value by rating the economy because it is not a matter of measure. But the question is, did it sustain the Nigerian people in the sense of an economic system? We entered 2019 with a few dubious honours.
‘Liberalising visa process is good, but we have to target some countries’
Director-General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr. Muda Yusuf, spoke to DEBO OLADIMEJI on the new visa-on-arrival policy for Africans recently announced by the federal government
‘Why Nigeria’s development plans/visions remain motion without movement’
The great Historian, Diplomat, Educationist, and National Development Advocate, Emeritus Professor Michael Abiola Omolewa interrogates Nigeria’s development plans since colonial era till date
‘Nigerian government is consciously facilitating entry into Nigeria by potential terrorists’
I want to argue that it is a very good policy, but not wanted at this time. Good policy simply because it is a continuation of the efforts put in place by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, under whose administration, the idea of a visa at the point of entry and particularly free visa for all Africans was mooted..
I’m entrepreneur with focus on food business - Chef Eros
My name is Tolulope Erogbogbo, and I am the Founder and Executive Chef at Cookiejar Bakery, Eros & Gomets Foods and recently opened Ile Eros, an authentic Nigeria restaurant. I am 31 years old. I’m not yet married. I come from Ikorodu in Lagos.
Doreen Moraa Moracha speaks on living with HIV, survival
Doreen Moraa Moracha is a vibrant 27-year-old Kenyan lady. She is an HIV Positive Advocate who was born with the virus. Her parents discovered her status when she was eight years old and she knew about her status when she was thirteen years old. She was born to an HIV discordant couple (Mother is positive…