Editorial

EDITORIAL: Unearthing the Cogent Lessons In the NESG-CBN Economic Policy Imbroglio

The open disagreement between the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) about both the policy thrust and trajectory of the Nigerian economy has laid bare the conundrum in Nigeria’s economic policy management since the Buhari administration came to power in 2015. The goal of…
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Opinion

Matters of Urgent Attention In the National Economy, By Nigerian Economic Summit Group

The NESG has expressed severe concerns about certain provisions of the ‘repealed and re-enacted’ Bank and Other Financial Institutions Act The Bill contains certain provisions that breach the provisions of the Nigerian Constitution, confers immunity on CBN officials and exempts actions by the CBN from judicial review. These are draconian,…
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Opinion

Nigeria: Government and the Limits of Constitutional Democracy, By Justine John Dyikuk

It is crucial to reiterate that we are in a constitutional democracy. As such, those in position of authority must remember that power belongs to the people. Therefore, any attempt to circumvent public trust by making laws that are irritable to a section of the country portends a grave danger…
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Opinion

Buhari’s Hostility To Human Rights, By Kolawole Olaniyan

Mr. Buhari and his administration are treating dissent and public criticism as “insult”, and adopting probably the most repressive laws in Nigeria’s history, such as the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 that give officials massive discretion to further restrict human rights and undermine the operations of religious, community…
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