Elsewhere, as MTN gears up to enter the banks’ turf, concern over Nigeria's food import practices conjures a picture of a recently painted but creaking house.
We hope that @cenbank will hold firm and not succumb to the already rising voices playing the patriotism card to cause a rollback of the PSB policy that seeks to open this space.
Since Dikko assumed command in July, @HQNigerianArmy suffered a series of reversals in which dozens of troops have been killed in action.
Troops have complained about a lack of supplies and logistical difficulties in addition to an already onerous operational environment.
A combination of these factors rendered Dikko’s position untenable.
Every indication shows what has really happened – the imports have simply left the formal sector and ballooned the informal smuggling sector.
The main issue has been a lack of political will and failure to place a priority of the country’s gateways.