How political leaders heighten insecurity

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

Political leaders’ primary obligation is to ensure maximum protection of every citizen’s inalienable rights. Insecurity in all its forms constitutes an infringement on these rights. Some ways that the society expects political leaders to achieve these objectives comprise the promotion of cultural secularization, creation, and advancement of structures for sustained socio-economic prosperity, the institution of […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Government’s role in Africa’s poverty

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

About 60% of the poverty level in any country is ascribable to its government. The combination of the government’s unfulfilled obligations and consciously created anomalies and economic distortions directly impoverish many. There are at least six ways in which the government is guilty. The first is wrong designs of fiscal programs and governments misapplications of […]

Threats to prosperity creation in Africa

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

Africa is developing fast, and it is up to anyone to appreciate it. The pace may be slow; much slower than most people would expect. But that is because of the continent’s past. The growth, however, has not obliterated the reality of our underdevelopment. First, government failure is still well pronounced across the continent. Other […]

Business accreditation for the financing of African businesses

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

Besides severe infrastructural challenges, access to business finance is another factor that crushes the African entrepreneur. Ease of access to finance lubricates the wheel to entrepreneurial profitability. Its absence clogs the wheels. There are at least four reasons access to finance in Africa is challenging. The first is the high transaction cost environment, which shrinks […]

Poverty eradication philosophy and Africa’s poverty status

Reflections on interagency collaboration in security management in Nigeria

With approximately 70% of its inhabitants living below the poverty line, Africa is incontrovertibly the leader in global poverty. But that is not where the problem lies. Both the World Bank and several other reputable economic and statistical organizations estimate that the continent’s growth rate of poverty has declined impressively in the past decade. Although […]