One thing about this year’s prophecy is that the kind of choices you make will determine the kind of surprises you will receive this year. “The reality of life is that God created us to make choices and expected us to make choices.” Gen 30:19-20, Luke 22:41-43. As we all know, surprises can be positive … Continue reading 3 big choices you have to make in 2017
Before we roll into the basics of becoming a better writer, what are the benefits? Well, these are the few I could think of: It improves self-confidence: like with any other skill, becoming better at writing will improve your self-confidence, which will ultimately improve your all-round performance on routine tasks. It gives you an edge … Continue reading Becoming a better Writer
I started the service year with a sense of uncertainty and anxiety as most Corp members, I heard different stories from different ex-Corps members on expectations and outcomes of the service year; the baseline wasn’t so encouraging, yet I was determined to make the most of it. Most of those I spoke to were females, … Continue reading The Entrepreneur Corps member
Years after the detailed project report on the Ajaokuta Steel Company (ASCL) was unveiled in1979, ASCL is still not fit for purpose. The failure of the company is colossal and unmitigated; mirroring the sordid state and pace of our development as a nation in all spheres since independence. The most annoying episode is our inertness … Continue reading Why Ajao Kuta failed: Lessons for Fayemi
In mid-2015, the global price of crude oil which is Nigeria’s major source of foreign exchange tanked. One of the ripple effect of this price crash was a severe dip in foreign exchange earnings and the concomitant shrinking of our foreign reserves as reflected from the sharp decline from $34.3 billion in August 2015 to … Continue reading [Guest Post] Stanley Ihugba: Naira Devaluation: To do or not to do?
Since the ascension of President Buhari to power, oil prices have taken hits-it currently hovers around $30 per barrel- which have sent mono-economic oil revenue-dependent nations into recessions. Nigeria unfortunately, happens to be one of these nations. The Nation will be borrowing $5 billion dollars per day to fund the 2016 budget deficit. The line … Continue reading Nigeria: The challenge of diversification and industrialisation
The name, Chibuike R. Amaechi, evokes different meanings for different people. For a concise summary, he is the former Governor of Rivers state, and now serving Minister of Transport in the cabinet of President Buhari. A testimonial of his foresight and sagacity was his leading other new PDP governors to decamp (some thought he had … Continue reading The task before Amaechi
Nigeria dashed many doomsday prophecies when she held and decided peaceful general elections in March 2015, which saw a change of guard at the centre, state, and legislative arm of government. The PDP lost the presidential polls to the APC with a 3 million vote’s margin, causing an upset with socio-economic and political effects never … Continue reading President Buhari and Nigeria’s impending security crisis.