Opinion

Osinbajo and the National Question, By Kingsley Moghalu

...mollifying platitudes and ex-cathedra declarations alone won’t do it. What will do it are the laws, policies and political and governance practices that will counter fissiparous tendencies in the court of public opinion and in the battle for hearts and minds. This is how democratic countries address, or ought to…
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Opinion

Between Biafra and Restructuring Nigeria, By Kingsley Moghalu

I believe that restructuring is necessary and inevitable. Some stakeholders may dismiss the prospect because of a fear of the loss of perceived political advantage. But no one has anything to fear in an intelligently restructured Nigeria. There can no peace without justice. The question is not whether Nigeria will…
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Opinion

Emir Sanusi and How to Say It, By Kingsley Moghalu

Given the sensitivity of the topics on which Sanusi has pronounced himself, he might want to consider, and compare, the benefits and risks of frequent public statements with a “mixed" approach of waging a more sustained intellectual battle of ideas about the direction of Islamic Northern society within the councils…
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Guest Columns

On Development, Worldviews, and Chu Okongwu’s Helmsman, By Kingsley Moghalu

- Dr. Chu S. P. Okongwu Of all the appraisals and endorsements Emerging Africa has received at home and abroad, I have found Chu Okongwu’s amplification the most gratifying. On top of (or perhaps despite?) his technical mastery of economic science, he authoritatively understands that this philosophical and political economy…
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Opinion

Replacing Nigeria’s Patrimony of Oil With the Politics of Hope, By Kingsley Moghalu

The real test of strategic economic nationalism will be how long it takes Nigeria to achieve a diversified industrial economy that can support the value of its currency and reduce the structural impact of dependence on commodities. This is the crucial task that faces Mr. Buhari’s cabinet. For the factors…
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Guest Columns

Strategic Thinking about Nigeria’s Future, By Kingsley Moghalu

For Nigeria to achieve true economic power and fulfill its destiny, we must re-imagine, redesign and reconstruct our country. PMB has enormous political capital, far more than perhaps any other politician in Nigeria that can be deployed to this strategic imperative. Strategic thinking about Nigeria’s future requires, beyond the humdrum…
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Buhari’s Moral Benchmark and Moghalu’s Strategic Thinking, By Adeolu Ademoyo

...the implication in Molaghu’s suggestion that an economic road map, which is desirable, is compatible with a modicum of corruption in our situation is suspect. Given our peculiar experience, Nigerians must strongly reject this implied proposition. Our foundation and beginning as we move on must be a strongly nationalistic zero…
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