A book, ‘So Long Too Long Nigeria’ a collection of over 100 articles that addressed socio-economic issues affecting Nigeria and Africa and the way forward will be presented to the public at the University of Lagos on Thursday, March 10, 2016.
Authored by Segun Adeleye, President/CEO, World Stage Limited, a journalist, author and media entrepreneur, the book reviewed several issues that are critical to the recovery of Nigeria’s economy such as, Headache of doing business in Nigeria, Economics of perpetual recession ,Budget of no consequence, Different shades of corruption, Wanted: A new deadline to end gas flaring, Survivors of global crisis, Fuel deregulation witches and wizards, Wonder banks’ victims, Tragedy of fuel importation, Stock market as victim of its success, Banks’ toxic loans: Matters arising, Regulators: The dubious, the reckless, Petroleum Industry Bill and oil slavery, Walking the ‘Road Map to Power Sector Reforms’, A Case for road map to Police reforms, Taming the unemployment monster, Non-viable states and N18,000 minimum wage, among others.
The book launch is part of activities making the inauguration of Segun Adeleye Foundation For Good Leadership In Africa (SAFFGLIA) , where the Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed will deliver its African Leadership Lecture titled ‘Setting Agenda For Good Leadership In Africa’.
According to Adeleye, the launch at an intellectual setting is expected to be graced by state governors, ministers, top business executives which include Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Mr Femi Otedola, Dr Wale Babalakin (SAN) among others.
He said, “the book is a collection of my articles in a regular column in Nigerian Compass Newspaper. I wrote about many important socio-economic issues on how to transform Nigeria to a better country.
“I believe that the Federal Government can find solution to Nigeria’s current economic woe with this book.”