Category Archives: Opinion

Nigeria’s Electricity Generation should be over 150,000 Mega Watts

With a population of about 200 million, Nigeria’s power generation should not be anything less than 150,000 Mega Watts.

Currently, Nigeria is generating less than 10,000 Mega Watts which is very poor for our dear country.

Our leaders, both aspiring ones should know that power is very key to national development. We have all the resources needed to generate adequate electricity for Nigerians.

New minimum wage in Nigeria: Simple ways of truly resolving the challenges of setting new minimum wage

Considering the economic realities in Nigeria, all the parties involved in the current new minimum wage faceoff are right. Labour is right when the pegged the minimum wage at N30,000.00 as that will not be enough to take care of an average family in Nigeria. And, those saying that they will not be able to pay the N30, 000.00 are equally right considering that they’ve not been able to easily pay the current minimum wage of N18, 000.00.

Nigeria needs a Wealth Creator and Sustainer as a President

All the while, we have had great leaders that have led Nigeria since after independence till the present Administration. They may have had good intentions for the nation, for none will seek for the exalted position of a President without good intention for the nation. But, with all their good intentions; none has been able to deliver Nigeria from poor governance.

2019: What is really at stake?

As politicians and other stakeholders make permutations towards the general elections in 2019, nothing has become as unclear and dreadful as what fortunes may befall the country in the days ahead. And the reasons for this are evident in the current state of the nation: The country of about 200 million people is afflicted by and inflicted with dishonest special purpose vehicles as political parties and unscrupulous characters masquerading as public office holders. This newspaper has even had to describe the country’s political leaders as Nigeria’s own genre of ‘natural disasters’ just as the earthquakes and tsunamis that despoil other countries. The prayer, therefore, is: May they not do any more damage than have already been done and may the people of Nigeria rise up to their responsibility as owners of the nation’s sovereignty.