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Making Nonsense of the Monetary Transmission Mechanism, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...despite the “neutral” tone of the communique from its last meeting, the CBN has tightened domestic monetary conditions since its policy committee since While the CBN may, thus, placate sections of the Nigerian public who describe these processes in nationalist terms, it is doing grave damage to the monetary policy…
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As Oshiomhole’s Cup Runneth Over, By Festus Adedayo

Who you align with is a major factor in wars. Warriors, both in contemporary and old times, know that if your alignment is faulty, your fall will be as calamitous as Lucifer’s. Warriors thus choose their alignment carefully and meticulously. Take for instance, Ngqika, warrior and one of the leaders…
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Celebrating Africa’s Pink Leadership Wave, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

Currently, Africa is experiencing a pink wave of women’s leadership that needs to be celebrated and emulated. Specifically, Ethiopia and Rwanda are positioned to lead the rest of the continent out of the present male-dominated dead-end governance we’ve been saddled with since independence. Half of the Ethiopian cabinet is now…
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Nigeria: Cautious Economic Outlook As Politics Weigh, By Rafiq Raji

Investors are understandably taking precautions. Ecobank’s Nonyane shares insights from her observations of the markets and note-sharing with clients: “From a financial market perspective, we have certainly seen investors being a lot more conservative with risk taking on NGN assets over the past six months on the back of the…
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Training the Trainers the Right Way, By Adetola Salau

Are teachers trained with the capacity to raise decent human beings, as requested of them? “In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.” ― Phil Collins Suddenly, there is a plethora of teacher training programmes. Yes, the training of teachers has become fashionable! Imagine that! (As we…
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The Nigerian Left and the Future of Politics, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The meeting urged the political left to support comrades who are running for public offices on credible progressive platforms. In so doing, the political left would commit itself to promoting the ideals and values of an alternative system that seeks to change the present order. The transformation of the state…
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