Militancy, delayed PIGB top challenges for oil sector in 2020
Continued pipeline disruptions, delay in passing the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) as well as other issues, may drag necessary reforms needed for growth
Insecurity: Need for traditional leaders involvement
Nigeria is really at her worst perilous time in many ways than one. Insecurity remains the most challenging problem of mankind despite humanity’s outstanding and unsurpassed advancement in the field of science and technology
Business and accountable governance obligations of leadership - Part 4
Not surprisingly our pre-independence leaders chose a federal system of governance that will over time build a united but diverse nation of shared values of inclusiveness and national purpose.
Business and accountable governance obligations of leadership
This is not an auspicious time to be asked to give a talk on any aspect of our national life. On a regular day, we may find seven to eight separate stories on any page of any of the national newspapers and all stories would all be negative – filled with bizarre stories of piracy, insurrection, militancy, armed robbery, kidnapping...
Preventing Nigeria from becoming a “failed nation”
Whether one is concerned with value allocations or political system legitimization, how effective and efficient national security, electoral integrity, good governance and nation building are carried out in any society, have serious implications for the policing and prosperity of that society. It also determines the extent of the peace, democratic rules, security and sustainable development…
Leadership: The barrack model
Sir: Even though soldiers die at a moment's notice, many still do for the love of fighting for the country. When war breaks, commanding officers do not indulge foot soldiers with fairy tales but tell them eye-to-eye that they may die in battle. Yet, many go into battle and die unquestioningly with gung-ho spirit. How…
How to curb pipeline vandalism, militancy in Niger Delta, by stakeholders
A new militant group - the Niger Delta Avengers, which had already destroyed facilities belonging to international oil companies, has vowed to reduce the country’s production to zero.
Okowa laments effect of militancy on Delta economy, as lawmakers give performance report
Ifeanyi Okowa has lamented the negative impact of the bombing of oil facilities by the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) on the economy of the oil-rich state.