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The Global Oil Market Sneezes and We Break Out In A Fever, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...we must remember that we remain this vulnerable to what is now a primordial threat to our economy, only because of our failure to implement policies that improve its resilience. “Every man for himself, and may the Devil take the hindmost!” That looks like the calling card Russia dropped at…
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Saving Nigeria: Integrity Vs. Competence, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...it will matter that we understand both the dynamics of our economy, the dynamics of the changing global economy, and how both interface if the resulting disruption is not to challenge everything this country has stood As this process gathers momentum, it will help that those who are saddled with…
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Carlos: For the Palestinian Cause, He Remains In Jail, By Owei Lakemfa

Carlos, like Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu and Joe Slovo of South Africa and Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão of East Timor were regarded as terrorists. But those for whom they sacrificed, saw them as liberation fighters. It is a case of one man’s terrorist, being another man’s freedom fighter. The 69-year…
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OPEC’s Quota Cut and Big Oil’s Long-term Outlook, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Irrespective of what happens on the 1st of January next year, and six months after, when OPEC is scheduled to take another look at the agreement, the truth is that global oil is in long-term decline. The decision, last week, by member countries of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting…
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