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Nigeria: Between bloody revolution and industrial revolution

There are basically two types of revolutions. These are bloody (violent) and industrial (intellectual) revolutions. The Webster’s New Universal Unabridged Dictionary, Deluxe Second Edition(1979), defines revolution as a complete change…

Unemployment and poverty: Nigeria needs training frameworks

Unemployment and poverty: Nigeria needs training frameworks

By Francis Ogbimi   Nigerian youths have been confronted by mass unemployment problem for decades. To some Nigerians, there is no solution to unemployment. To the few in government who…

FG approves local manufacturing of gas cylinders

By Anayo Korie  -  Ag. Energy Editor   Federal Government, in its determination to add value to the gas resources as well as encourage domestic use of gas as future…

Africa must develop scientific capabilities to solve unemployment, poverty and infrastructural problems

Africa must develop scientific capabilities to solve unemployment, poverty and infrastructural problems

Western and Asian nations produce scientific and engineered products today because they possess the necessary scientific and technological capabilities. Western and Asian nations were poor for many centuries when they…

President Jonathan: Nigerian economy retrogressing since 1986; mass unemployment, cardinal evidence: Way forward (2)

President Jonathan: Nigerian economy retrogressing since 1986; mass unemployment, cardinal evidence: Way forward (2)

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com While Nigeria has been announcing growth rates higher than 5 per cent for decades, the unemployment, poverty, high crime wave problems have been worsening.…

President Jonathan: Nigerian economy retrogressing since 1986; mass unemployment, cardinal evidence: Way forward (1)

President Jonathan: Nigerian economy retrogressing since 1986; mass unemployment, cardinal evidence: Way forward (1)

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com The world has a written record of its experience during the past 5000 (five thousand) years. The wandering/ cave man settled to farm, built…

Ban Ki-Moon, General Secretary, UN: Why global youth unemployment remains high

Ban Ki-Moon, General Secretary, UN: Why global youth unemployment remains high

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), described today’s global youth unemployment as a formidable challenge which global leaders must tackle. He…

Nigeria needs training framework

Nigeria needs training framework

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com Nigerian youths have been confronted by mass unemployment problem for decades. To some Nigerians, there is no solution to unemployment. To the few in…

Privatization of public enterprises: Japanese vs Nigeria’s

Privatization of public enterprises: Japanese vs Nigeria’s

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com The Oxford Advance Learner’s Dictionary 1995 Edition, defines the word “ wisdom” as the ability to make good and serious judgement because of one’s…

Do Nigerians and their government consider education as instrument for promoting rapid industrialization?

Do Nigerians and their government consider education as instrument for promoting rapid industrialization?

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com This article is a bill-board one – one of the articles that should be placed on a bill-board, so that it can be read…

Why Nigeria must adopt free education, training and full employment policies to survive

Why Nigeria must adopt free education, training and full employment policies to survive

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com Nigeria is drifting and dying fast for lack of the knowledge to develop the nation. Nigeria is now dancing the dance of death. This…

Understanding how economists made Nigeria money-missed-road/resource-cursed nation: Way forward

Understanding how economists made Nigeria  money-missed-road/resource-cursed nation: Way forward

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com You may have heard of the simple but instructive terminology, “Money-Miss-Road, MMR.” In the Niger Delta Area (NDA) of Nigeria, it is the name…

Nigeria’s GSM phone, electricity, are fruits of flower-pot planting

Nigeria’s GSM phone, electricity, are fruits of  flower-pot planting

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com I am usually amused when I hear some Nigerians say that the introduction of the GSM phone into Nigeria is an innovation. The more…

Africa must develop scientific capabilities to solve unemployment, poverty and infrastructural problems

Africa must develop scientific capabilities to solve unemployment, poverty and infrastructural problems

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com Western and Asian nations produce scientific and engineered products today because they possess the necessary scientific and technological capabilities. African nations, including Nigeria must…

Nigeria needs five federating/learning-levels federation to promote rapid development

Nigeria needs five federating/learning-levels federation to promote rapid development

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com A good theory and a planning framework are indispensable to achieving the national objectives of a society. This is the basis of the injunction…

American presidential, British parliamentary systems: Too advanced for Nigeria (2)

American presidential, British parliamentary systems: Too advanced for Nigeria (2)

Francis Ogbimi GSM: 08037062056; e-mail: fogbimi@yahoo.com The variables for planning to achieve economic democracy were relegated to the background in Chapter II of the 1979 and 1999 constitutions and described…

FG calls for investment in renewable energy

The Federal Government has appealed to foreign investors to take advantage of the abundant renewable energy resources in Nigeria to invest in power generation. Minister of State for Power, Mohammed…

Local firm deep water workshop in Port Harcourt

By Anayo Korie Ag. Energy Editor An indigenous oil servicing company, Tolmann Allied Services, has opened a Deepwater Simulation Theatre at its new office complex in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.…

American presidential, British parliamentary systems: Too advanced for Nigeria (1)

My people perish for lack of knowledge, Hosea 4:6. The Nigerian nation is dying for lack of knowledge. Nigeria would not be operating the American presidential constitution if Nigerians were…

Why African leaders are to blame for Africa’s woes: Restoring hope

The Guardian Sunday, March 30, 2014, p.2, carried the bold heading: “Jonathan Blames Africa’s woes on Powerful Nations.” Under the bold heading, it was reported that President Jonathan blamed the…

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