Columns

‘Funmi’s Death And Our Sense Of Shame, By Uddin Ifeanyi

‘Funmi’s plaint, for a complaint it was, was that our society’s new ordering of its values was increasingly such that the former group of compatriots (with him at the vanguard) were increasingly made to look like incompetents. Like folk, indeed, who had but strayed into this space. “Won fe so…
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Columns

Nigerian Youth and their Agenda for Change, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Yet, much of the local discourse has had what passes for millennials in Nigeria bemoaning how they have failed to replicate the dynamics that we have seen And there has been a sizeable contingent that would blame the incompetent organisation of the Nigerian state on the profusion of doddery old…
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Columns

Beyond Politics, the Economics of an Ordinary Day, By Ifeanyi Uddin

The more I dwell on the matter, the more I am persuaded of Aristotle’s error. Daily jaded by events around me, I have no doubt that I am beyond politics. Similarly, I am assured by the same concatenation of increasingly fortuitous circumstances that I am nothing if not an economic…
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Economy

Monetary Policy in the New Abnormal, Uddin Ifeanyi

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) — the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) rate-setting committee — meets today (and tomorrow) under a new governor. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the former governor, had worked so hard to burnish the central bank's inflation-fighting credentials, and strengthen domestic financial stability, such that his successor was…
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