Tag: development

tosin adesinaAugust 19, 2018

Nigeria Governors’ Forum is a threat to the overall development of Nigeria

One group that has assumed undue prominence in Nigeria due to persistent media coverage is the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). The forum ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2017

Opinion: How Akeredolu can leverage air transport for Ondo state’s development

by Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye In the history of mankind, war has brought more destruction than development but such could not ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Teach me to fish, please

by Simon Kolawole   Two weeks ago, or a little more than that, I was at the midweek service in ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2017

Opinion: The wonders of the Nigerian Sukuk

by Tobi Sonubi The Month of September saw Nigeria float a seven-year bond based on the Islamic principles of “no ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 18, 2017

2017 UN General Assembly: What roles will the Governors and Ministers play?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Three state Governors and the cabinet Ministers are with President Buhari in New York for the ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Opinion: Nigerians and our penchant for self-sabotage

by Paul Olarewaju   A psychological conflict resulting from simultaneously held contradictory beliefs and attitudes is something every human being ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 29, 2017

Opinion: Flooding in Nigeria, a danger foretold!

by Jide Ojo The rains are here and in torrents, we are indeed at the peak period of the season. ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 29, 2017

Opinion: The green wall of Africa

by James Inedu George   Dear Mr President, It’s me again. The travelling architect and dreamer. I have not slept ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 4, 2017

Tunde Leye: Africa will not entrepreneur or tech its way to development

by Tunde Leye Yes. Contrary to what the conferences say and many nice speakers and reports postulate, Africa will not ...

Op-ed EditorJune 24, 2017

Opinion: Basic Education- An absolute necessity for national development

by Seye ken Education is a fundamental empowerment which any nation can give to her citizen. Education improves the standard ...

ItunuoluwaJune 12, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: See the nearly completed Ikeja bus terminal (Photos)

This is the nearly completed new Ikeja Bus Terminal, not far from the Computer Village. The progress report was tweeted ...

Op-ed EditorJune 5, 2017

Opinion: Mitigating the effects of urbanisation on nature in Africa’s development

by Femi Tunde Okunlola In 1972 following the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm, Sweden between the ...

Op-ed EditorMay 14, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Predators as Nigeria’s ultimate saviours

by Simon Kolawole For decades, I have been holding on tenaciously to the belief that Nigeria would develop someday. I ...

Op-ed EditorApril 10, 2017

Opinion: The value of toll gates to Nigerians

by David Temitope The Roman Empire under the rule of Emperor Julio Caesar constructed and commissioned roads (viae) in 44 ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

Ex-President Jonathan partnered with us, Buhari should too – ex-militants

Former Niger Delta militants have said the Federal Government and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) must carry them along ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 21, 2017

A map from the past for Africa’s Education systems

by Calvin Ebun-Amu Throughout history, the provision of education has come in many forms. From one-room schools to the open-air ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Opinion: Aregbesola is an astute administrator and a source of hope in the face of a bleak Yoruba future

by Abiodun Komolafe   A ‘nomics’ has been added to the world of economic policies and Nigerians should appreciate it’s ...

ToluDecember 7, 2016

#Impact365: ACF provides free medical aid to rural communities in Ebonyi and other Eastern states

Though based in the Eastern region of Nigeria, Abraham’s Children Foundation has spread its goodwill across the rest of Nigeria ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 24, 2016

Harmony Levin: Memoirs of an amateur African [NEXT]

by Harmony Levin “Africa is beyond bemoaning the past for its problems.The task of undoing the past is on the ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 18, 2016

Opinion: Supporting Buhari’s war against corruption

by Michael Jegede Corruption as defined separately by World Bank, Transparency International and Danish International Development Agency refers to the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2016

Ifeoluwa Adedeji: The vocabulary of a development worldview [NEW VOICES]

by Ifeoluwa Adedeji Rarely is the term “third world” used in popular media and texts today. It is possible that that ...

ToluOctober 7, 2016

Introducing The Octagon Session on nation building with Joshua Ajitena [DETAILS]

The Octagon Session, a platform hosting strategic conversations for national development and innovation, is scheduled to hold on October 10. Hosted ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 17, 2016

#NationalYouthSummit: The Passion and The Burden

“Half of the world’s population is under 25 years old. Therefore, young people are not just the beneficiaries of the ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 16, 2016

#Impact365: Bimbo and Friends are making so much difference through their NGO

Founded by Bimbo Akinsanya to help sensitize children on the importance of education, BimboandFriends is a Non-governmental organization (NGO) that ...

RoqeebahSeptember 10, 2016

While everything else shuts down, PENCOM is giving us hope in a better Nigeria

The status quo in Nigeria is not exactly giving us so much hope right now; with a recession that has ...

AzeezAugust 31, 2016

These are the type of Nigerians we want in APC – Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, on Wednesday said the party will welcome Nigerians ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 11, 2016

Opinion: Celebrating the 2016 international youth day in perspective

By Yusuf Ishaku Goje Annually for the past sixteen years, the 12th of August has been set aside globally to ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

Opinion: The new face of development is 1.8 billion strong

By Douglas Imaralu “Humans are but emotional beings searching for truth or reason.” Truth or reason. These two words are behind ...

Mazi EmekaJune 28, 2016

Nigeria ‘looks forward’ to great miracles – VP Osinbajo

Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria is in need of great miracle for it to achieve peace ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 29, 2016

Opinion: One year after, Buhari how far?

By Nwagwu Everest Chimankpam and Oke Umurhohwo Sometime in mid June 2015, as patriotic Nigerians who wanted to hold the new ...

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