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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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Nigeria’s Lack of Economic Recovery Plan

Nigeria’s bid to secure international bailout loans to fund the 2017 budget deficit has hit a deadlock because the economic team is yet to submit the economic recovery plan as requested by the World Bank and African Development Bank. The … Continue reading

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The North-East Crisis In Nigeria

As sanity and peace returns to the Boko-haram war-torn zones of Nigeria’s north-east. In the wake of recovery in these states is intense famine arising alongside all other components that accompany longer term displacements.

These states, as well as the federal government, seem helpless while people; Nigerian citizens are dying daily of preventable health challenges and hunger. According to Medicins Sans Frontieres, 6 children die daily in Bama, Borno state IDP camp. Continue reading

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Is Nigeria Cursed or Just Incapable Of Better Policies?

“The worse decisions  a fragile economy like Nigeria with no concrete evidence of why it grows other than its population size can make is price fixing and market control” Rebecca Enobong Roberts, 2016 🙂 In September, African Development Bank (AfDB) … 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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How Nigeria Should Navigate Economic Uncertainties

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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Harnessing the Informal Sector for growth in Nigeria

Lately, many African nations have experienced the Africa rising revival, however, it has not necessarily created decent jobs to accommodate the nation’s growing population. Deepening unemployment crisis remains a huge plague African government are caught up with trying to mediate … Continue reading

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