The looming fiscal crisis and the wisdom of…

By Obadiah Mailafia In terms of financial wizardry and sheer genius in economic statecraft, the only master I bow to is the legendary sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. I believe he was an extraordinary statesman and…

Escaping the Looming Abyss (II)

The Ship is sinking fast, so able bodies to the oars – Jude Abaga   SKIPPING A FEW STEPS: The ideal approach while recommending reform should be to support the recommendations with the basis, rationale…

On the shape of Nigeria’s post-COVID-19 future

by Cheta Nwanze The diversification of the Nigerian economy has already taken place without we realising it because oil which we all talk about actually contributes about 7.32 percent to GDP. In 2018, the agricultural…

Escaping the Looming Abyss (I)

‘The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is’ – Winston Churchill   As someone who has routinely warned about grave dangers if drastic changes were not made to Nigeria's…

Buhari’s COVID-19 exit strategy must focus on saving…

by Olu Fasan Most countries responded to the coronavirus pandemic by prioritising public health over economic health. They introduced widespread lockdown and social-distancing measures. Scientific and medical experts say that only such measures could save…

Why Amotekun has not taken off, by DAWN

By Kehinde Olatunji The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission has explained that the Coronavirus outbreak halted the take-off of Amotekun corps. The commission described as unfortunate the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, saying it…