Opinion

Nigeria-South Africa Recessions: What Africa’s Biggest Economies Must Learn, By J.J. Omojuwa

To get out of recession and return to the path of economic growth, both Nigeria and South Africa will have to implement key reforms in departure from the archaic and unprofitable way of running government. If the rest of Africa expects Nigeria and South Africa to chart a pathway and…
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Columns

Sectionalism: Even You, Osinbajo?, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Having been established that sectionalism and marginalisation fuel corruption, it is disheartening that Osinbajo fell into this ugly pit of ethnic favouritism and divisive rethoric he preached against. Therefore, the cry of marginalisation and agitation for restructuring are precipitated by our leaders’ failure to apply equity and fairness in appointments…
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Opinion

No, Chichi, You Don’t Get To Give Up On Nigeria, By Chude Jideonwo

The problem, and the reason we lament, is that we have fallen too short of our potential. That, in spite of the lavish goodwill and the mandate given to both these leaders, they didn’t justify the faith. That is valid, and necessary, criticism. But also valid and necessary is this…
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Opinion

Two Years of the Buhari Administration: the Past Is Still the Present, By Ademola Adesola

If democracy in Nigeria is to mean more than having elections and peaceful transitions of power from one underachieving civilian head to another with a truckload of promises, if good governance is truly to endure and be enjoyed, Nigerians in their substantial numbers must begin to speak up, ask the…
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Opinion

Justifying Buhari’s Faith in Women With Reforms at Nigeria’s Ports, By Nana-Aisha Salaudeen

While Hadiza Bala Usman still has some way to go to attaining the envisioned level of performance of the ports authority, she has shown that she is more than capable of holding the agency down through her commitment crucial reforms, damming the tide of illicit revenue outflows from Nigerian ports…
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Opinion

OUT OF THE BOX: Biafra: Another War We Can’t Afford, By Majeed Dahiru

The first and immediate step at resolving this impasse is for the current administration to reconstitute the relevant organs of government to fully include the South-East, particularly the National Security Council. Furthermore, the rest of Nigeria should reach a consensus aimed at making the otherwise cumbersome creation of states and…
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Opinion

Competitiveness, Comparative Advantage, and Role of NEXIM In Export Stimulation, By Ade Adefeko

- Abubakar Abba Bello, MD, NEXIM Bank NEXIM will play a key role in developing strategic cooperation partnerships with other African trade partners, offering buyer credit to their companies to encourage the consumption of more made-in Nigeria products and even the internationalisation of the naira if they are encouraged to…
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