Africa opens world’s largest single market (3)

Africa opens world’s largest single market (3)

VOYAGE IN UNCHARTED WATERS comes with peculiar risks, mostly unknown to the seafarers. Although seafaring has been made easier, and the associated risks now far less due to improved exploratory and diagnostic technologies, the role of experience still remains preeminent in navigation. Weather signals equipment, acoustic detection equipment, visual equipment such as telescopes, or even […]

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

The burgeoning scale, sophistication, and ferocity of criminal operations in the country unarguably calls for concerted efforts from security agencies and citizens alike. While the latter often provides leads for criminal investigation based on their reported experiences, the former comprises designated agencies for deepening investigation, preventing such incidents, strategy development, operationalization of crime counterstrategies, etc. […]

Africa opens world’s largest single market (2)

Africa opens world’s largest single market (3)

CONVERGENCE OF AFRICAN countries on trade and the success recorded over time will serve as a litmus test for the continent’s resolve to move out of poverty, experience economic growth and gain competitive edge on the world stage as a continent. Hitherto, Africa has been a laggard as continent, judging by the various indices of […]

Of international counterterrorism assistance to Nigeria

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

The spate and scale of terrorism can be overwhelming. Even global superpowers find it particularly challenging to contend with alone. The intricate global network underlying terrorist activities also requires that countries collaborate to deal with it. As the number three country after Afghanistan and Iraq in the 2020 global terrorism index, Nigeria cannot contend with […]

Africa opens world’s largest single market (1)

Africa opens world’s largest single market (3)

HISTORIC DAY OF January 1, 2021, must have been a special and memorable one for Africa. Unlike other such days of previous years, this particular day in 2021 marked the day of the commencement of trading on the platform of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). While the umbrella body of African Union (AU) […]

Our land borders and insecurity imports

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

Cross-border in-migration usually enables importations of some sort; the good, the bad and the ugly. They range from desirable new cultures to humans and illegally smuggled-in weapons of mass destruction. Thus, depending on the level of patriotism and attention to detail of government agencies responsible for deterring the smuggling and importation of unwanted items, the […]

Diagnalytics and ideation energizers in business transformation

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

  Handholding is unarguably the most practical and result-oriented transformative process that delivers high performance for businesses and by extension governments. It is an assured process for resurrecting, even morbid entrepreneurial operations. However, because its implementation requires rigour and discipline, it is rarely deployed or used as it should be.   The handholding process comprises […]

Africa and the decade of COVID-19

Africa opens world’s largest single market (3)

THERE IS NO ARGUMENT about the fact that the decade beginning from 2020 is a decade of Coronavirus. The year 2020 alone has seen a widespread impact of the infection, now regarded as a pandemic. It was a year of panic, experimentation, competition for solutions, fear-mongering and politicisation of a misfortune of mankind. The coming […]

Financing African businesses and projects  

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

  African entrepreneurs are not bereft of profit yielding ideas. The massive number of successful African entrepreneurs both within the continent and in diaspora attest to this. There are as many great entrepreneurs, innovators and inventors in Africa as there possibly are in other parts of the world. However, the performance and output differences between […]

Africa’s economy and post-COVID-19 global engagement (2)

Africa opens world’s largest single market (3)

ONE MAJOR RECURRING COMPONENT in the risk analysis on Africa is leadership. Despite its centrality, it remains an unsolved problem for a number of reasons. Among them are the confounding variables that sometimes defy logic and common sense. Problems arising at lower levels of human activities are subjected to extensive analysis and a wide array […]