Infrastructural development: Udom Emmanuel’s giant strides
At the last count, the government of Akwa Ibom State, under the leadership of Governor Udom Emmanuel has completed no fewer than 1,700 kilometres of roads and 35 bridges across the urban and rural areas of the state. And for this reason, the governor in his 2018 Democracy Day message to his people affirmed that…
‘Africa should balance protocol on free movement of people’
Africa needs a major mindset change so it can tear down the physical and mental borders imposed during colonial times so citizens can embrace each other for the betterment of the continent, participants at the ongoing meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) for some African regions have said. Citing the session titled; Beyond…
In Loud Whispers, Adeyemi-Fayemi explores culture, tradition
Title: Loud Whispers Author: Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi Published: Amandla Consulting, Nigeria (2017) Loud Whispers is the recollection of a reflective social observer whose mission is to reveal the several fractures in the society and their damaging effects, and for which solutions are proffered in the book. The book is presented in fragments tackling different aspects of…
Classification of economic important herbs - Part 3
Classification according to therapeutic and culinary uses of herbs and spices There are numerous herbs and spices in the forests all over the world growing wild and with several research works that have been carried out, medical and dietary uses of these herbs have been discovered. Today, I am going to classify the herbs according…
Dons chart path to youth self-employment, economic recovery
Nigerian-born professors in the United States, Chris Ehiobuche and Chizoba Madueke, have reiterated the call for youth self-employment as the gateway to self-sustenance and economic recovery out of recession.
Insurers solicit support for industry to fast track economic growth
Operators in the insurance industry have called on government at all levels and the private sector to support the industry to play its role in carrying enormous risk in the economy.
Reversing trend in faltering economic numbers
Nigeria’s faltering economic indices, which reached a new high in May, with inflation and first quarter 2016 Gross Domestic Product’s data tending towards recession, have stoked reactions from market analysts and operators.
Budget: From wastes to economic growth-Part 1
The adoption of zero-base budgeting (ZBB) in the 2016 Budget is a major shift from the traditional budgeting which is known to perpetuate inefficiencies and wastes even though the ZBB...
‘Nigeria remains Africa’s economic power house’
Despite current economic downturn, Nigeria remains Africa’s economic power- house, the Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets and Indirect, Orange Business Services, Philippe Koebel, has said.