I wonder if any state government in Nigeria actually has statistics to show how many Almajiri beggars end up as terrorists, kidnappers and bandits
According to a global survey published by Habitat for Humanity in 2015, Nigeria has 24.4m beggars. Also, according to this survey, 16.5% of Nigeria’s population is...
At the moment, nothing polarises Nigerians more than the perceived nepotistic stance of President Muhammadu Buhari. He is seen as an ethnic Fulani champion who is trying to subjugate the other 349 or so ethnic groups that make up Nigeria. His handling of the Fulani herdsmen and banditry sagas are constantly pointed to as...
Across sub-Saharan Africa, it is estimated that about 20m children walk about barefoot
In Nigeria, we so not have precise figures but with about 80m people living below the poverty line, you can just imagine how many barefoot kids we have walking around the country
According to Helping Hand for Relief and...
Nigeria's biggest asset is her size. Why do you think Peugeot Automobile came to open a car assembly plant in Kaduna and not any African Francophone country? Our current woes are mainly down to our unitary structure. If we sort that out and make Nigeria a more productive country, 90% of these socio-economic woes we face...
NIGERIA currently accounts for about 11% of unregistered children across West Africa according to a recent report published by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) looking into the problem of street urchins.
Sitting on a time bomb, Nigeria has the highest number of out-of-school children in the world, with 10.5m...
Gucci and Lui Vitton handbags
Microphones and loudspeakers
Is there any reason why Nigeria should not aim to be the world’s number one manufacturer of all these products by 2030? We...
(1) In 2019, US foreign direct investment (FDI) worldwide totalled $5.96trn
(2) Within the US itself, FDI during that period totalled $246bn, with about $125bn of this coming from Japan
(3) Every industrialised nation worldwide takes FDI very seriously because it opens up new markets for their goods, creates ancillary...