MASSIVE GOVERNMENT, MISERABLE POPULACE: COST OF GOVERNANCE AS ECONOMIC GROWTH DECELERATOR

BEING A PAPER PRESENTED AT THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY LECTURE OF ADELEKE UNIVERSITY, EDE, NIGERIA ON TUESDAY MARCH 09, 2021 BY DR. ALEX OTTI,...

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Foreign Direct Investment as Local Indirect Divestment

“On the whole, China depends more on domestic investment and consumption than on exports to generate its growth.” –Cambridge...

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Bayelsa: Thou Shall See the Land But Will Not Set Foot on It

“Then Moses climbed Mount Nebo from the plains of Moab to the top of Pisgah, across from Jericho. There the Lord showed him the whole...

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When shall we get the next alert from our ancestors?

Chinua Achebe was arguably the greatest writer of our time. His works remain evergreen and have been translated into numerous languages...

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Foreign Investment: Forget Sokoto, Target ‘Shokoto’

“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the...

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Fifty Years After The War: We Must Make Progress

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it” – George Santayana, Spanish Philosopher, 1863 – 1952 Emmanuel was...

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Addicted to the Sharing Economy

“Despite a voluminous and often fervent literature on “income distribution,” the cold fact is that most income is not distributed: It...

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Wetin Concern Agbero with Overload?

“Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every twenty-five years, or increases in a geometrical ratio. … The means of...

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BETWEEN THE OPPRESSOR AND THE OPPRESSEE

“The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.” Steven Biko (1946-1977) Steven Biko was a revolutionary whose...

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Conspicuous Consumption of Our Tomorrow, Today

“The phrase “consumer society” complements the description of the present social order as an “industrial society.” Needs are...

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