The cost of port gridlock: When Apapa has congestion, the nation gets pneumonia.
Possibly the only mark of distinction Apapa Port at present has is that its name can be read from left to right or from...Read More
Reversing the Economic Downturn in Nigeria: Realign Markets to Spur Growth and Jobs
Nigeria should brace itself for impending recession. Or so the World Bank suggests. Specifically, the bank in a recent report stated that Nigeria is...Read More
Electricity Tariff Increases: Celebration or Cause for Concern?
A lot seems to have happened in the power space over the last few days. First came the CBN announcement laying down specific rules...Read More
Is Nigeria Derailed?
If Nigeria is to address its dire economic realities, it must diversify and intensify production activities. Transportation is crucial to this. Development of transportation...Read More
Why the Electricity Industry Fails to Serve the Nigerian Economy
Clear Disconnect between Electricity Industry and Nigerian Economy As any economist or industrialist will tell you, electricity is a key enabler of the transformation...Read More
AKK: The Project Pipeline or The Pipeline Project?
A vital aspect of economic success in any developing country is the development of its infrastructure as this spurs industrial growth and socio-economic development....Read More
The Real Size of Loans
Interest on debt grows without rain: or so the old chestnut goes. This has certainly been the case for Nigeria over time and it...Read More
Corruption – Same As It Ever Was?
Nigeria is in the news again. Not for anything remotely positive or suggestive of a nation going through rebirth but for corruption and financial...Read More
Rebuilding Health and Education in Africa: Lessons from Spanish Flu and COVID-19
As the tempest of the pandemic rages, leaving carnage in its wake with healthcare sectors and national economies being the worst hit, there is...Read More
There’s a healthy mind in a healthy body. Is the Nigerian body politic still healthy?
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government has just announced that it is cutting the primary healthcare budget by 42% to...Read More
Losses and Poor Electricity Supply
The old adage “Money makes the world go around” is apt in describing one of the fundamental problems of the Nigerian electricity industry. The...Read More
Improving Fiscal Position: Converting Losses to Sustainable Revenues
Macroeconomics and all its attendant jargon are not the métier of most and so we can perhaps be forgiven occasionally for overlooking glaring red...Read More