Tag Archives: Olajide Olutuyi

Sovereign Wealth Funds as Cushion for Lean Purse

The federal government and its federating units are presently facing massive cash crunch due to the sharp decline in oil prices. The country has for decades depend solely on the revenue from oil sales. The federating units send their representatives … Continue reading

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Social Enterprises- A Catalyst for Socio-Economic Growth

A country with a myriad of social ills like ours deserve a vibrant social economy that can solve its social problems. Our social economy can only be revolutionized by innovative and creative social entrepreneurs. Social entrepreneurs establish social enterprises which … Continue reading

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Ori Yato S’ori

In Yoruba culture, Ori, literally meaning “head” refers to one’s spiritual intuition and destiny. It is the reflective spark of human consciousness embedded into the human essence, and therefore is often personified as an Orisha (god) in its own right. … Continue reading

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Nigeria should focus more on Local Direct Investment

Over the past decade, Nigerian government officials have acquired great admiration for foreign direct investment, also known as FDI. There has been a lot of junketing abroad, supposedly to attract FDIs into the country. Actually, FDI has been rising in … Continue reading

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MTN, Regulations and Economic development

In October last year MTN Nigeria was slammed with a $5.2 billion fine by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This was later reduced by 25% to $3.9billion. The matter is in court and yesterday it was postponed to allow for … Continue reading

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Twelve Nuggets for the African Youth.

The future of the Africa continent belongs to the youths. The youths will define the direction of their lives as well as the direction of the continent. It is in this light that I have outlined here what I think … Continue reading

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DAWN Can Birth a New Dawn in Odu’a land

When the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) was inaugurated couple of years ago, it was received with excitement by those who believed our nation’s problems can be solved using a regional approach. The DAWN commission was presented as an … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Agro dollars in Agribusiness

“Operation Feed the Nation n’ijoba tun gbe de, won so fun wa nipa ise agbe k’ebi ma pa wa , won so fun wa nipa ise osin ke bi ma pa wa leyin wa ola,” Ebenezer Obey Those were the … Continue reading

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Tasks before the new FIRS Boss

The federal government has its eyes on the agency saddled with collection of taxes in Nigeria. It is evident that the government realizes that taxation is the only source of sustainable revenue to finance government expenditure. The recent appointment of … Continue reading

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The need for nuclear power in Nigeria’s energy mix

Recently, Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission announced the ongoing talks between Nigeria and Russia’s Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation to build as many as four nuclear power plants in Nigeria. One of the greatest drawbacks to the country’s economic development is … Continue reading

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