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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Opinion

UK’s Part Time Presidential Jet Vs. Nigeria’s ‘Airwaste’ Fleet, By Rufus Kayode Oteniya

- Prime Minister Theresa May on UK's part-time jet. This wasteful spending will continue unabated until Nigerians show keen interest in the way they are governed and also demand probity and accountability from their leaders. Contrary to the thoughts of many, since July 5, 2016, the United Kingdom was no…
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Guest Columns

The Politics of Bombings and Airstrikes, By Owei Lakemfa

While the ‘international community’ tolerates airstrikes against civilian areas in Mosul, it has severely attacked Russia for carrying out Mosul-like airstrikes in Aleppo. Airstrikes, the pounding of the ground by powerful bombs raining from the skies, are on-going in three countries of the Middle East. Although the targets and victims…
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Guest Columns

Old Britain Can Lead a New World, By Owei Lakemfa

Corbyn may never become Prime Minister; he may not even contest the general elections or survive the next interparty coup planned for September 2017. However, he presents to the British people, an alternative to lamentation, and to humanity, the possibility that Western democracy can deliver a new world. Old Britain…
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Guest Columns

Removing Nigeria’s Fuel Subsidy Is A Lame Excuse, By SKC Ogbonnia

...there is hardly any such thing as a perfect or an ironclad policy. The fuel subsidy policy can always be restructured to reflect current conditions, including crude oil as well as pump prices. Besides, which of the various policies in any sector of the Nigerian economy has actually worked as…
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