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Nigeria’s Political Economy & the Implication for Sustainable Development

The 2006 British White paper on good governance opens with a bold assumption, stating that good governance is about good politics, period! That good governance is predetermined by the nature of politics (good or bad). Politics is central to reducing service delivery as it shapes and influences policy making. In other words, politics determines who gets what. Furthermore, underlying politics are elites who fund campaigns; making money the most essential tool in politics. Continue reading

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How Nigeria Can Navigate the Current Economic Uncertainities

When an economy is distressed, exchange rates become volatile and countries rush to stem potential risk. What risks should countries in this scenario mitigate —and how? The reduction in oil price has brought exchange-rate risk back to the forefront in … Continue reading

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Right policies to boost growth in Africa; beyond 2015

In Africa, economic growth is continuously failing to create jobs and lift a significant number of Africans out of poverty. Subsequently, predictions of economic growth acceleration have so far failed to substantially identify practical factors that could make such growth … Continue reading

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Week Six; Emerging Issues in Development

The experience has expose me to a wider view of development theory and practices and its had enabled me to reflect on some of the things happenings in the world right now and also that the world is evolving and changing, … Continue reading

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