On corporate reputation and Nigerian firms

Boko Haram, ISWAP and an unjust country

Good reputation in business is, no doubt, prosperity sustaining. The perception that a service provider or the producer of a commodity will act with integrity as well as keep the promises made often attract customers. Business organisations that live up to the expectations of these customer perceptions usually receive good business patronage. The demand-supports become […]

ACFTA is now signed. What next?

Boko Haram, ISWAP and an unjust country

After months of delay, the president finally signed the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement. That puts paid to the many arguments and counter-arguments on the suitability of Nigeria’s membership of the trading bloc. Regardless of the merits of protectionists arguments for import substitution, the protection of domestic industries, protecting our country against use as a […]

How far are we from war?

Boko Haram, ISWAP and an unjust country

Many Nigerians agree that the level of insecurity in the country compares with what typically obtains in a war situation. And war is an inclement bed for prosperity to rest. Similar to war circumstances, many Nigerians have lost the freedom to move undisturbed from one location to another. News of the dead, maimed, persons taken […]