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Flattening the Curve Of Our Economy’s Ailment, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Time now to build an economy worth that name. Not the autarkic construct that seems currently to be preferred by our policy makers – we have North Korea’s example as potent argument against this path. But one that leans heavily on the most important resource that the Nigerian nation has…
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Opinion

COVID-19 and Hard Lessons In Economic Diversification, By ‘Tope Fasua

I just hope we are learning stark lessons from the ongoing melee. It should not just be about the frenzy and sensationalism. For after the health scare, comes the economic downspiral. Someone said hunger kills more people than coronavirus. I think they are correct. We have always talked about economic…
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Opinion

Nigeria’s Non-Oil Export Sector and the Quest for Federalism, By Ugochukwu Amasike

The devolution of power to states would serve as a catalyst for the development of non-oil exports, restart Nigeria’s industrialisation drive, create jobs, strengthen the economy, and expand the nation’s income streams, whilst engendering sustainable economic growth through greater exports and The need to diversify Nigeria’s revenue base has continued…
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Opinion

How Africa Can Successfully Tackle Food Insecurity, Inequality, By Paul Okolo

With 60 percent of the word’s remaining arable land, which translates to 600 million hectares of global uncultivated land, experts say it’s preeminently qualified to not only feed itself but the rest of the world. Unfortunately, Africa countries import food items worth $35 billion This is unacceptable and must be…
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Opinion

A Case for the Devolution of Economic Power to State Governments, By Ugochukwu Amasike

...the devolution of power to the federating units will signal the rebirth of Nigeria, resolve most of the social stresses we are experiencing and unleash Nigeria’s much touted potentials, whilst ensuring the sustainable diversification of Nigeria’s revenue base. Recently a bill seeking to grant states control of mineral resources within…
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