We have a 60% literacy rate today. At independence, I doubt if up to 5% of the population was literate. I am sure that for many middle aged Nigerians today, their parents were the first people to get an education in their families
Nigeria currently has 150 universities. At independence we only had one because the...
Tell all the state governors that as from October 1, we plan to scrap the federal allocation regime. They thus have to get their states self-reliant
Scrap government subsidies on all religious pilgrimages. If you want to go to Saudi Arabia or Israel, you are on your own
Scrap all government payments to traditional...
I would tell all the state governors that as from October 1, we plan to scrap the federal allocation regime. They thus have nine months to get their states self-reliant
I would scrap government subsidies on all religious pilgrimages. If you want to go to Saudi Arabia or Israel, you are on your own
I would scrap all...
Given that farm production is certain to be significantly reduced as a lot of Nigerian farmers have had to abandon production due to the activities of Fulani herdsmen, bandits and kidnappers, our government needs to start thinking of a contingency plan to avoid a food security crisis
Last year, vice president Professor...
Gas flaring will end immediately. A gas network will be constructed to pipe it to every home in the country
Farmers will be discouraged from using chemicals, pesticides and other additives. They will also be encouraged to dedicate part of their farms to organic agriculture
Companies and individuals who...
(1) On February 4, 1931, at the beginning of the Soviet Union’s rapid industrialisation campaign, Joseph Stalin told the the First All Union Conference of Leading Personnel of Socialist Industry: “We are 50 to 100 years behind the advanced countries. We must make good this distance in 10 years. Either we do it, or...
(1) A a Yaoundé-Douala-Calabar-Ikom line that will transport Cameroonian cocoa to the processing plant at Ikom in Cross River State
(2) A Lomé-Cotonou-Badagry-Apapa-Warri-Port Harcourt line that will link up West Africa’s coastal ports
(3) An Abuja-Niamey-Ouagadougou-Bamako-Conakry-Dakar line that will open up the...
(4) Palm oil
(8) Gum arabic
As part of the post-coronavirus economic recovery plan, we should build a food processing industry around these crops. This should involve the construction of processing plants, railway...