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I am compelled to write again on the exploitation of the Nigerian job-seeker (see “How Jobless and Job-seeking Nigerians Are Exploited” published in Sunday Trust of September 13, 2009 and...
Myriads of social, economic and political problems have continued to take their toll on the African continent over the last century. And people are beginning to ask: what brought them about? What, in...
Over the years, successive governments in Nigeria have always bamboozled us with great terminologies such as GDP, per capita and other macroeconomic indices which they have always used as a 'good...
Everywhere we look in Nigeria today and see death; it is not an accident. It is the price the people pay for the corruption of the government. Everything in life has its consequences. The consequence...
“Rebasing the GDP provides more accurate data on the economy to enable policy-makers to make informed decisions and policy choices to tackle social problems like poverty and unemployment....
Elections are lost and won far away from voting and collation centers. Elections are lost and won on the Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) of the major actors and their respective...
Understandably, glasses are clicking in Abuja in celebration of the latest rating of Nigeria as the largest economy in Africa. Whilst the euphoria and jubilation concerning this self-inflicted ego...
I read Reno Omokri’s response to Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola advice to Nigerians that they should elect leaders who will do the job and not a leader who will spend must of the time in...
The Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonthan in Abuja Monday, rejected recommendations for the regulation of campaign expenses, submitted to him by the former Senate President Ken Nnamani-headed National...
Introduction: I thank the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) for inviting me today to participate in this important dialogue on the National Elections in Nigeria in 2015. It is...
Jim O’Neill – the Goldman Sachs banker who in 2001 coined the idea of a Brazil-Russia-India-China ‘BRIC’ serving as “building bricks of the 21st century world economy...
Introduction Nigeria is passing through tough security challenges masterminded by activities Islamic terror group Jama’atu Ahlis Suna Lid Da’awati Wal Jihad (a.k.a BOKO HARAM). The sole...