How many Nigerians know that Pakistan is actually the most similar nation to Nigeria on earth? In terms of population, GDP, generated electricity, literacy rates, number of hospital beds, kilometres of tarred roads, level of corruption, religious fanaticism, etc, the figures obtainable in both countries are almost...
By Ayo Akinfe
Ajaokuta Steel Mill
No nation can industrialise without steel. Without it, you simply cannot go about manufacturing, so until we get that plant up and running, we are going nowhere. Come on now, we have been at this thing since 1979
Jebba Paper Mill
When established, the Jebba Paper Mill was planned to be the...
A Yaoundé-Douala-Calabar-Ikom railway line that will transport Cameroonian cocoa to the processing plant at Ikom in Cross River State
A Lomé-Cotonou-Badagry-Apapa-Warri-Port Harcourt railway line that will link up West Africa’s coastal ports
An Abuja-Niamey-Ouagadougou-Bamako-Conakry-Dakar railway line that...
By Ayo Akinfe
How do we get Nigeria to produce 50m tonnes of steel a year?
How do we produce inter-city trains that run at 200km per hour?
How do we build five deep sea ports along our 853km Atlantic coastline
How do we generate about 260,000MW of electricity like say Indonesia and South Africa?
How do we increase our...
Given that 45% of Nigerian timber exports is rosewood, a highly prized wood used for the production of luxurious furniture we need to ban its export immediately
By 2025, Nigeria must match Brazil’s production of 11bn kg of timber production
In each of our 36 states, there must be at least five pulp,...
Nigeria is the world’s largest kolanut producer accounting for about 54% of global output. There is no justification for it not being as big a money spinner as crude oil
These days, wine distillers are increasingly using kolanuts in their red wine. We want a global monopoly of this market
Now, the global red wine...
Restoring normality to the northeast. Iswap have even declared one of their commanders as the Borno State governor
Ending the menace of Fulani cattle herdsmen killing innocent people across the country
Confronting these so-called armed bandits in the northwest who now attack schools and abduct pupils on a daily...
Free tuition right up until the end of secondary school
Nigeria will spend 15% of its GDP on education
Free uniforms in all public schools
One free school meal for all state primary and secondary school pupils
No primary school child should have to walk more than 1km to school
Every local government...
I am committed to supporting life imprisonment, with no possibility of parole for public officials found guilty of corruption
I am committed to the scrapping of Sharia law in all the 36 states of Nigeria. We live in a democracy not a theocracy so there should be a clear division between the state and...
NIGERIAN heroes who lost their lives over the last year-and-a-half including those that succumbed to the dreaded coronavirus pandemic will be honoured at a special multi-faith service on August 7 organised by the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK (Canuk).
In what will be the first major public outing of the new Canuk...