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Nigeria: the need for credible polls in 2011

One of the big challenges confronting elections in Nigeria is the credibility question. Most of the country's election beginning from 1960s has been marred...

A Democracy Of Profligacy And Outright Treasury-Looting

Quote (Elombah Perspectives):  “President Barack Obama's salary is $400,000 per annum. A Nigeria Senator collects ₦48 million per quarter. At the end of the...

Tackling Nigeria’s unemployment from competent data

While I observed a leadership tussle within an organization deteriorate some nine years ago from an harmonious union to multiple court cases, by analysis...

Prof. Attahiru Jega, INEC Boss and his Commissioners

A radical academic and Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano, Professor Attahiru Jega has been endorsed for nomination as the Executive Chairman of Independent...

Mothers as Career Counsellors for Children

In this edition of ‘Homemakers’ I will look at how mothers can be good career counsellors to their children. I am not attempting to...

Economy: Nigerians to Slaughter Slab?

“The Ministry of Finance may seek parliamentary approval to alter key 2010 budget assumptions to better reflect global energy prices and the country’s crude...

If President Yar’Adua Doesn’t Die

This article was first published in September 2009 by the Economic Confidential. It was also published by Daily Trust September 9, New Nigerian, September...

JIMOH IBRAHIM: The enigma at 43

“Success is not measured by what you accomplish but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the...

Should Goodluck Lose His Goodwill?

“Trouble can often be traced to a single strong individual – the stirrer, the arrogant underling, the poisoner of goodwill. If you allow such...

Operating a Small Business from Home

Operating small businesses from home is one simple alternative for business starters, especially for fulltime housewives who wish to make some income and supplement...

America Plans to Takeover Nigeria

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Strategic Economic Plans and Growth Indices in Nigeria

  Several ten-year plans did not take up the full period of time assigned to them (Almost, if not all failed...

The Paradox of a Nation: A Social-Economic Perspective

Upfront, let me state unequivocally that my opinion, position and paper are personal in every material particular and do not constitute government’s position or...

The Conditional Grants Scheme – Towards Meeting the MDGs in Nigeria

The MDGs are fundamentally a requirement for us to meet basic local needs, primarily in the healthcare, education, water and economic sectors, across the...

Nigeria the Paradox

Nigeria the Paradox! So enviably endowed with great human and natural resources, but yet so beleaguered in its efforts to attain a livable standard...

Bogus Liberalisation and Capital Flight

In response to the anomaly of increasing income coexisting with increasing poverty in Nigeria, I embarked on a close observation of the operation of...

Uzoma Okere: N100 Million Reward for Military Brutality

http://www.ireport.com/themes/custom/resources/cvplayer/ireport_embed.swf?player=embed&configPath=http://www.ireport.com&playlistId=134234&contentId=134234/0& After the April 2007 general elections in Nigeria, I watched some unsatisfied governorship candidates like Adams Oshiomohole of Edo...