The return to Igangan

By Akin Osuntokun "I have been asked to speak to you all on the topic Nigerian Unity and Nation Building. Under normal circumstances that would have been considered an easy task to undertake. However, given…

What is the Exit Strategy?

BY AKIN OSUNTOKUN In a recent characteristic demonstration of miscue and confusion within the presidency, (which sounded more like a confession of helplessness in articulating a plausible exit strategy for the Muhammadu Buhari presidency), Vice…

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…