Beyond The Agricultural Value Chain In Nigeria

I was privileged to give the dinner speech at the 59th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Economic Society in Abuja on September 27, 2018. I...

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Leadership, Transparency and Accountability

I was privileged to speak at the annual conference of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria, (ICSAN), Port...

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IT’S STILL THE ECONOMY, STUPID

‘A really hungry person does not twice walk past food offered as sacrifice to the gods’ – Old African Proverb ‘Economy is not...

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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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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 regret not joining politics earlier — Otti

Renowned banker and politician, Dr. Alex Otti, speaks to TOFARATI IGE, about his banking and political career Why did you leave banking...

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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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Welcome to the “Generation of Idiots”

“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” Albert Einstein. The...

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