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Why President Jonathan Lost the Election to Buhari

The world is still in amazement over ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari’s wide margin victory against President Jonathan. This is a significant event for Nigeria’s democracy- and a huge win for the continent at large. Goodluck Jonathan’s quick congratulatory phone call … Continue reading

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With this administration nothing surprises me anymore

What is more shocking for me right now in this country is that many educated Nigerian are still of the opinion that the missing Chibok girls is a scam to make president Jonathan look bad. Allegedly, this assumption feeds off … Continue reading

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Is Democracy Ideal for Development?

The topic I want to explore today has the tendency to stir-up intense argument, but this is just my opinion on the subject matter and is by no means a standard. In comparing India to China, development economist Yasheng Huang … Continue reading

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