I was shocked to read recently that my dear Democratic Republic Of Congo is the most ‘un-electrified’ country on earth. (My country Nigeria was next most un-electrified.) The reason I am shocked is that the River Congo is partly based in Congo (DRC). In fact, the source of the river is in Congo (DRC). You… Continue reading Why Should Electrical Congo Be Most Un-electrified Country!?
Promoters of Lagos Free Zone have announced that they are looking at attracting $5 billion investments into the economic Zone. “In line with its vision to be the preferred industrial hub and investment destination in West Africa with world-class infrastructure, the Lagos Free Zone (LFZ) which already has a committed investment of $2 billion is… Continue reading Lagos Free Zone Promoters Target $5 Billion Investment…
“If anyone thinks that governance is about going to Abuja to collect money, use part of it to pay workers and use the rest to award contracts, then that person is mistaken.” – Former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo Background To Soludo’s Statement Many state governments in Nigeria presently just get allocations… Continue reading Prof. Soludo Tells Nigerians What Governance Is Not
It is no more news that Nigeria has unexpectedly bounced out of recession. There are hopes that this recently detected economic growth leads to substantial socio-economic development. Top business site Nairametrics provides an analysis of how this bounce out of recession occured.
Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is a dogged fighter. In 2012 she decided to run for president of the World Bank. But a US American has always headed the World Bank, just as European has always headed the IMF (International Monetary Fund). So, South Korean US American Jim Yong Kim was chosen for the World Bank top… Continue reading Ngozi Okonjo Iweala: Courageous World Bank Candidate Lands Instead In World Trade Organization Top Seat