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Nigeria, a Minister and the burden of three key Ministries

By Ajibola Olarinoye   The position of former Lagos Governor, Babatunde Fashola as a “Super Minister” in the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari is being trailed...

Lagos Land Use Charge: A law and its unending controversies

Nigeria media houses has been agog with the Land Use Charge (LUC) law that was recently passed by the Lagos State House of Assembly,...

Nigeria’s Housing Deficit: The challenges and crisis of affordability

By Ajibola Olarinoye The asymmetric rate between the growth of population and the development of housing sector in Nigeria is very high and this poses...

The Apapa debacle: Weakening Lagos bridges and defiant oil tanker drivers

Mention Apapa to anyone and the first thing that readily comes to mind, is port city. Not a few Nigerians are aware that Apapa...

DISCOS, electricity consumers, crazy bills and the pain in the arse

The statement “Crazy Bills” is a very common expression in our clime. It may sound odd to a first time visitor to Nigeria who...

DisCos and market targets: How Nigerian electricity companies are ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’

“All we are saying is give us prepaid meters, save our souls from this long-term corruption,” The bills are affecting our children, “Power bill...

Lagos-Ibadan rail project and a questionable deadline

In 1955 when the Nigeria Railway Corporation Act was enacted, the rail network across the country was massively increased, thereby, facilitating the ease of...

Nigerian air transport and safety: The telltale signs and alarming signals

A major landmark was recorded in Nigeria, in the Aviation Industry particularly in 1925 when the first plane landed in the ancient city of...

BPE set to review privatisation process of power sector

The Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE) has said that it would review Nigeria’s power sector privatisation process with a view to removing fundamental flaws...

Dangote Refinery the messiah who is to come

By Ajibola Olarinoye Shell and British Petroleum(BP) jointly establish the first refinery known as the Nigerian Petroleum Refining Company (NPRC) in Alesa-Eleme, near Port Harcourt...