All Fingers Are Not Equal, But How Unequal Should They Be?

“Nigeria has the unenviable position of being at the bottom of the Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index. Its social spending (on...

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Diversification of The Economy? Yes, But

OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI “Planning is an unnatural process. It is much more fun to do something else. The nicest thing about not...

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PDP: Saved By a Hair’s Breadth

Sequel to the 2015 general election that saw APC defeat the “behemoth” PDP at the centre, it was clear that the latter was primed for...

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Python Dance: Killing A Fly With A Sledge Hammer

It has been one hell of a week or two particularly in the south eastern part of Nigeria. Prior to this time, the Indigenous People of...

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How Good People Elect Bad Leaders

It was George Jean Nathan (1882-1958) who said that “bad leaders are elected by good people who do not vote”. Born on Valentine’s Day...

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I Still Don’t Do Politics

OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI Two weeks ago, we started with a discussion of why it is important that we populate the political space with...

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I DON’T DO POLITICS III

OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI alex.otti@thisdaylive.com “The worst illiterate is the political illiterate. He hears nothing, sees nothing,...

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Still On the Diversification of the Economy

OUTSIDE THE BOX -By Alex Otti “In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless but planning is indispensable”Dwight...

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The Fiscal Side of Things

OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI , “We are moving towards a (complex) global economy. One way of approaching that is to pull the covers over...

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Anambra: If It’s Not Broken, Don’t Mend It

Credit for the title of today’s piece goes to the erudite and brilliant scholar and former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor...

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