Ode to Mahmud Tukur

BY AKIN OSUNTOKUN There is no better way to pay my last respects to the memory of the late Dr Mahmud Tukur than truthfully and objectively bear witness to the precarious political situation of Nigeria,…

Restructuring in fact, or de facto burst!

By Segun Olatunji There is no point in belaboring what restructuring denotes. Since 1966, there have been numerous review conferences on restructuring. By now from the review conferences, literature review, symposia, and articles we should…

Central banking as a printing business

By Obadiah Mailafia Joseph Mubiru (1929-1971), was the pioneer Governor of the Bank of Uganda. A highly competent technocrat, he was once ordered to print some money by the country’s military strongman General Idi Amin,…

Buhari, insecurity and the economy

Eze Onyekpere Over the last couple of years, under the watch of Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Nigeria’s macroeconomic indicators have been heading south and the economy on a free fall without anyone seriously doing…

Nigeria’s economy has gone south

Lekan Sote Though it may be inaccurate to say that Nigeria is a failed state, signs that its economy has gone down south, despite spirited efforts to turn things around, are many and scary. Following…

Buhari: Nigeria’s clueless messiah

By Tunde Odesola I laughed upon remembering Chief Zebrudaya Okoroigwe Nwogbo alias 4:30, and a proverb came to mind: “If death are strike dead the slow-motion chameleon with reckless abandon, why shall it not quench…

Nigeria is better united, but…

By Lekan Sote The Presidential candidate of People’s Trust in the 2019 general election, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, insists that “Despite the increasingly frustrating realities in Nigeria, a united Nigeria still remains our best bet.” He continues:…