(1) I have studied the recent report just published by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics and from everything I can see, the economy looks set to shrink by between 9% and 10% during the course of 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic
(2) Anyone thinking the government can bail the country out is...
(1) British prime minister Boris Johnson has just announced that he will be spending an extra £16.5bn ($21.9bn) on defence over the next four years. Nigeria could help that money go far if the British outsource some of the work to us
(2) Just imagine the number of British firms that would be queuing up for a piece of...
(1) Last week, Julius Berger announced that it will be diversifying into the agriculture and food business. For me, this is a welcome development as the bane of the Nigerian economy is that we lack productive conglomerates who can mass produce goods
(2) In November 2019, Julius Berger announced its diversification...
As we stand, the whole world is moving away from fossil fuels. By 2050, our crude oil will be useless as no one will want it. I can even see the UN introducing new environmental; regulations that may limit its use. Our first priority must be to get all new industrial concerns to generate their own power. Nowhere...
(1) Mobile phone handsets
(2) Plasma television sets
(4) Assault rifles
(5) Saloon cars
(6) Combined harvesters
(8) Solar panels
(9) Electricity transformers
(10) Medical ventilators
As things stand, the only company that can mass-produce manufactured goods of any type in...
(1) Wrist watches
(2) Mobile phones
(3) Laptop computers
(5) Plasma Television sets
(9) Generator sets
I do not think it is asking too much for us as a nation to produce 50m units of each of these items annually. No doubt there are a lot of...