Tag: World Economic Forum Africa

Yakubu Dati: WEFA, Nigerian Aviation Beckons To Global Investors

by Yakubu Dati Following Nigeria’s hosting of the World Economic Forum, Africa, WEFA perhaps, one of the country’s best kept secrets, unveiled to foreign participants was the Nigerian aviation industry. Over the past three years, the country’s aviation industry has undergone a radical transformation that adequately prepared our airports to[Read More…]

Cheta Nwanze: Solving Nigeria’s Economy

Nigeria as it is currently run is not economically viable, and going along the routes a lot of people are suggesting won’t solve the problem. Secession by one or more parts won’t sort anything. Most of the new countries will be just as badly run as Nigeria currently is if not[Read More…]

Jibrin Ibrahim: Chibok Girls And The Rise Of Civic Consciousness

The Abuja #BringBackOurGirls Movement concluded its Rally on the 30th Day after the abduction of the Chibok girls at 12:30 a.m. this morning. We are now in the second month and our government and our armed forces have still not brought our girls back. And this is the point about our[Read More…]

Babatunde Fashola: My World Economic Forum (WEF) Takeaways #WEFAfrica2014

As we expect life in Abuja to return to normal, hopefully for the better, I feel the urge to share my thoughts about the World Economic Forum (WEF). Although security concerns and discussions were constant mentions at a Forum to discuss Africa’s economy hosted in Africa’s largest market (by population),[Read More…]

Opinion: Getting Global Attention On Nigeria’s Ignored Insurgency #BringBackOurGirls

By Ayo Okulaja Over 4,000 lives are estimated to have been lost in the last four years of the Boko Haram insurgency and it is the abduction of over 200 girls that has gotten a global outrage. The series of killings and bomb blasts which have persisted over the years, unabated[Read More…]