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Driving Success: Strategies and Policies for Capital-Intensive Projects in Nigeria

Undertaking capital-intensive projects in Nigeria, particularly in Lagos, comes with a myriad of challenges that can impede progress and success. Aliko Dangote, founder of the Dangote Group, has firsthand experience with these obstacles. His $19 billion refinery project in Lagos faced repeated sabotage attempts from local and international criminal organisations, which he described as a "mafia." This scenario underscores the broader difficulties encountered in executing large-scale projects in Nigeria. These challenges encompass economic conditions, legal and regulatory hurdles, political factors, operational difficulties, and security concerns. To navigate these obstacles effectively, it is essential to implement a robust risk management strategy,

Dangote refinery overcomes ‘Oil Mafia’ sabotage attempts

In a revealing account at the recent Afreximbank Annual Meetings, Aliko Dangote, Africa’s wealthiest individual and founder of Dangote Group, shared a harrowing tale of resilience against sabotage attempts by local and international criminal entities on his ambitious $19 billion refinery project. Dangote described these entities as an “oil mafia,” which he suggests have vested interests in hindering the progress of Africa’s largest oil refinery. Despite these challenges, Dangote remained steadfast, navigating through the murky waters of corporate sabotage to ensure the continuation of a project that promises to reshape Nigeria’s energy sector. The refinery, located in Lagos, is not just an

SEC issues stern warning on Davido meme coin investment

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Nigeria has issued a stark warning to investors regarding the burgeoning trend of meme coins, specifically citing the $Davido coin, which has recently gained media attention due to its association with the renowned Nigerian artist David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido. In May, Davido made headlines by entering the cryptocurrency arena through a partnership with Phantom and Solana, launching the $DAVIDO coin. The coin’s value skyrocketed past $10 and topped the DEX screener within a day of its release. However, the SEC has now clarified that it does not recognise the $Davido meme coin

The role 21st century booksellers play in realising SDG 4—quality, inclusive and equitable education

By Oreoluwa Lesi SDG4 focuses on education and aims to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” It includes seven targets, which cover eliminating disparities in accessing education at the early childhood and primary levels based on gender, ability, and other socio-economic factors and, as much as possible, encouraging all women and men to stay through to the tertiary level; ensuring that all youth and a large proportion of adults are literate and numerate; and ensuring that all learners can get the knowledge and skills needed to gain employment and contribute to sustainable development. When we

The Role of Worldreader in achieving SDG 4 – Inclusive, Equitable and Quality Education: The East African Perspective

By Joan Mwachi-Amolo (Kenya) Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) aims to “ensure inclusive, equitable and quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” Among its several core targets are universal youth literacy, early childhood development, universal pre-primary, primary and secondary education, and education for sustainable development and global citizenship. To reach SDG 4, unequal access to and quality of education must be fixed, and effective and inclusive learning environments must be created. It also requires supporting teachers, educators, and families as they facilitate learning. Tackling the Global Learning Crisis: The Transformational Power of Reading Reading is the foundation of all learning.

The Role of Libraries in realising SDG 4 – Inclusive, Equitable and Quality Education: The West African Perspective

By Nkem Osuigwe Libraries exist within the formal and informal sectors of the learning ecosystem. They are very important to learning in schools and in the different communities where they live all over Africa. They are critical for achieving an inclusive, equitable, and quality education where no one is left behind including those who are in employment and cannot attend school full-time and/or are taking online courses. They are also critical for those who have fallen through the cracks of the educational system as school dropouts at various stages of their educational journey or out-of-school children. Before School Age Public libraries introduce preschool

From Preacher’s Daughter to Champion for Women: The Journey of Rantiade Benson-Idahosa

When Rantiade Evon Benson-Idahosa was growing up, she must have thought that her life was meant for the spiritual path because she was the daughter of the famous Archbishop Benson Idahosa and his equally influential wife Archbishop Margaret Benson Idahosa. However, things took another turn, and she became a lawyer of no mean repute in addition to being an advocate for women and girls. Ranti’s upbringing involved powerful presence and instructions from her mother and father. In one moment of introspection, Ranti said: “I grew up with two amazing parents. Many people think our father was always casting out demons and

Blessing for Helpers of the Helpless

The natural tendency that all human beings have is to be selfish and unconcerned about the plight of those who are less fortunate than them. This tendency is responsible for most of the problems we are facing in the world today, including our dear nation, Nigeria. Today is our 63rd independence anniversary, but how many people are rejoicing? This is not a new phenomenon; it has been like this for several decades now. The only people who appear to be celebrating are the leaders and politicians who have cornered a substantial part of the nation’s wealth, leaving the crumbs for

Cheers to Our Dads: Celebrating Father’s Day with Love and Thanks

These days, things are tough. Prices are high, it's hard to make money, and people often disagree about politics. But even with all this going on, dads are more important than ever. Father's Day is a time to say thanks to our dads for all they do. Dads help us, give us advice, and are there for us, especially when times are hard. This Father's Day, let's take a break from worrying about problems and celebrate our dads. They're our real-life heroes who help us without asking for anything in return. So, let’s about the great things dads do that we don't

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