Nigeria’s rail transport nightmare

Nigeria is indisputably the largest economy in Africa.  Its gross domestic product (GDP) has beaten South Africa to the first position on the continent. But in terms of infrastructure development, Africa’s largest economy is no match for South Africa.  With a population of 170 million, Nigeria is still struggling with 4,000 megawatts (mw) of electricity. That More...

by Muhammed Adamu | Published 2 years ago
By - On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Getting it right as a nation

No doubt, Nigeria has all the potentials needed for any country to attain greatness. However, this dream can never be attained on a platter of gold. We have to work hard for it. This formed was the line of argument More...

By - On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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2015: That GEJ ministers’ mass failure

Nigeria is fast changing. It is an interesting time for politicians in Nigeria. But most politicians are not finding it interesting at all. The tide seems taking them upstream. Rarely anyone swims against the tide More...

By - On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Pending tasks before INEC

Going by the timeline of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), campaigns for presidential and National Assembly elections should commence this month as well as those for governorship and state houses More...

By - On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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How to really alleviate poverty

“The problem with government credit facility is the high temptation of politicising credit scheme for the benefit of party faithful … This was a prejudice which originated from the wrong premise that loan facilities More...

By - On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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The many travails of the North

Emmanuel  Tyokumbur That the late Sir Ahmadu Bello (Sardauna of Sokoto) will be turning angrily in his grave or heaven about the current plight of northern Nigeria is not a strange thing to imagine. Here was an More...

By - On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Fayose, it’s time to work

In the last few weeks, new the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has dissipated too much energy trading words with his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, over how Ekiti State, also known as the Fountain of More...

By - On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Towards a fearless future (2)

At the general session, Dr. Michael Lomax, President of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), gave the third keynote presentation, where he reviewed the new PRIME Scholars’ Programme, a collaboration between the More...

By - On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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PDP: Clever rat in a cat’s cage

Whenever someone speaks about the word “lie” I have never had anyone give me its definition in my entire life like former Kano state governor Malam Ibrahim Shekerau, current Minister of Education, did in 2005. More...

By - On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Towards a fearless future

Knowing what happens in the future is something nobody can really boast of. The reason for this is very simple – nothing is certain – for only change itself is constant. This reality of life’s uncertainty More...

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