On Job creation and Agriculture

I read an article recently on job creation through agriculture and I just want to add a couple of points to the suggestion.  It is clear that agriculture should be the foundation for any future growth in Nigeria but why is that agriculture has not taken and just what should be done to kick start… Continue reading On Job creation and Agriculture

Thoughts on the electricity “road map”

So the new electricity “road map” was announced a week ago and it involved splitting up the distribution end of phcn and selling them off. The idea is to create efficiency in the distribution of electricity ( at least in terms of people paying their bills). This should make phcn ( who still owns the… Continue reading Thoughts on the electricity “road map”

Progess (maybe) but I hope that is not it.

Electricity “reforms” continue with the planned sale of 11 distribution companies. The FG had previously said that they would announce an electricity reform blueprint by the end of august. I am hoping that this is not all they plan to announce. That being said, what difference will selling of the distribution companies make? For starters… Continue reading Progess (maybe) but I hope that is not it.

Sim card registration? What? Why?!!?

Call me ignorant but I just stumbled across the phenomenon called “sim card registration”. The bulk of the gist is to get a working sim in Nigeria from Aug 1st you will have to register and provide your bio metric information and all that. Why? Apparently cellphones are now used as a tool to commit… Continue reading Sim card registration? What? Why?!!?