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Opinion

Extractive Sector Transparency, Value Maximisation, and Nigeria’s Economic Recovery, By Waziri Adio

We need sustained investment in health, in education, and in critical modern infrastructure that will make our economy more competitive and expand the creative, productive and competitive capacities of our people and by extension, of our country. This is how we can derive optimal benefit from endowment in natural resources,…
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Recession as Opportunity to Reverse Resource Curse, By Waziri Adio

Hopefully, the present pain will permanently bury doubts about the need for a robust stabilisation fund and the imperative of strengthening transparency and accountability But we also need to permanently puncture the lie that we are a rich country just because we have oil. It is a trite fact that…
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Opinion

My Brothers from the East, Its Time to Hold Your Leaders Accountable, By Ayodele Adio

The next time they urge you to pick up arms, request that their sons and daughters lead the lines. This is a momentous opportunity for young Easterners to demand the kind of leadership they deserve from elected officials. The clamour for the state of Biafra by certain young Nigerians from…
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To The Duke, and Creative Disrupter of Nigerian Journalism at 60, By ‘Tope Fasua

If I would summarise Nduka Obaigbena in a few words, I would say he is someone who tries to think of greatness for other people, not himself alone. He doesn’t do mediocrity. He is into creative disruption. He never forgets a favour, or a true friend. He is a go-getter.…
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Elevating Virtue: The Subversive Courage of Oyedapo Oyekunle Olorunyomi, By Chidi Odinkalu

Introducing A People Defined by Hierarchies Nigeria is a country defined by hierarchies in which everyone is expected to fit neatly into a box. These hierarchies are many and multi-dimensional. They vary in both shape and size and we have signature tunes for sign-posting them. You know a generational put-down…
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