At the risk of sounding immodest, I should like to state that my voice had been among the “Doomsday prophets” who foresaw, with rather a mathematical exactitude, Nigeria’s extant existential woes.
The UK versus Akwa Ibom
Through a statement posted on its website on June 17, 2019, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, FCO, of the United Kingdom has cautioned British nationals against traveling to 21 states, including Akwa Ibom, in Nigeria.
How to sell farm products in Nigerian cities profitably
The urban population growth rate in Nigeria is described as alarming, but it presents opportunities for young entrepreneurs in food supply chains. Statistics from Lagos State indicates that about 85 new persons relocate to Lagos daily, implying that about 31,025 people settle permanently in the city yearly.
Out-of-school kids: A disastrous time bomb
Gone are those days when the quest to be ranked among the educated elites in the country is our first priority. Farewell to those days when Nigerian parents put their farms and property for sale just to sponsor their child’s education. Long ago, academic success such as graduation, promotion, and scholarship always call for a…
Protecting CBN from Miyetti Allah
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) reaction to the Federal Government’s move to ban the importation of milk is curious and should not be allowed to go unchallenged. There appears to be more to the MACBAN’s strange response than meets the eye because the policy instrument is supposed to be primarily interpreted to boost local production of milk, which still consumes a large chunk of our scarce foreign exchange.
PDP asks Buhari to explain alleged missing $1b excess fund
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to explain to Nigerians how $1 billion allegedly disappeared from the Excess Crude Account (ECA).
Banditry in North West may have international dimension—Yuguda
A former governor of Bauchi State, Mr Isa Yuguda, on Tuesday said that the challenges of banditry in the North West of Nigeria might have an international dimension.
Insecurity has been tamed – Buratai
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai said that insecurity has been tamed across the country by the Nigerian army.
Security challenges: Buhari commends military, pledges priority on training
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said the Federal Government would continue to give priority to the training of officers and men of the armed forces to effectively tackle security challenges in the country.
11 abductees regain freedom in Zamfara
Eleven abductees including three children, have regained their freedom in Zamfara. The children whom are aged between one and seven years have, alongside five men and three women, been handed over to Gov. Bello Matawalle on Sunday in Gusau. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Director-General, Press Affairs to the governor, Alhaji…