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February 14, 2024

Cheta Nwanze: Fallout over AFCON result underscores challenge with Nigeria’s diversity

Without a compelling vision that speaks to hearts and minds, expecting Nigerians to embrace dry pronouncements over emotionally resonant narratives is unrealistic.

Nigeria and Ivory Coast teams
November 24, 2023

Cheta Nwanze: Tinubu’s fictional budget mirrors reckless fiscal policies of his predecessors

A close look at some of the estimates throws up some urgent questions and concerns.

A composite photo of President Bola Tinubu and Nigerian masses used to illustrate the story
August 20, 2023

What GlaxoSmithKline’s exit means for Nigeria’s job market, human capital

There could also be a public health dimension to this exit.

July 10, 2023

Europe’s balancing act on African migration, economy and human rights

Africa needs to turn more of its raw materials into complex products that the EU will be willing to buy in order to have a fair deal.

European Union
May 25, 2023

Bola Tinubu’s government has a lot to do for Nigeria

Finally, Bola Tinubu needs to come to terms with his significant legitimacy challenges stemming from his pre-election behaviour and how the elections were conducted and evaluated.

President Bola Tinubu
February 23, 2023

Nigerians can focus on presidential campaign without losing track of parliamentary races

Nigerians are reluctant to accept the separation of powers and responsibility.

National Assembly
January 24, 2023

Subsidy corruption, fuel scarcity and Buhari’s failure as Nigeria’s petroleum minister

Any fuel price hikes affect the Nigerian economy in ways that run much deeper than they do practically everywhere else in the world.

President Muhammadu Buhari and fuel queue
October 6, 2022

Tinubu’s supporters lead ethnic politics for 2023

Supporters of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi are guilty of ethnic-based politicking, but Bola Tinubu’s team has amplified national fault lines as a campaign strategy.

Bola Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi
August 30, 2022

Separating yam from goat in public finance

It all boils down to a refusal to punish people when caught in wrongdoing.

Former Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
August 4, 2022

Economic implications of insecurity in Abuja

Abuja and other Nigerian cities were already struggling in the fight to become commercial hubs for the African ecosystem.

Bandits and President Muhammadu Buhari