The West and Nigeria’s looted fund
It is gratifying that two of the most powerful nations on earth holding substantial loot from Nigeria are speaking clearly for the first time about possible release of those looted...
The humiliation of Nigerians abroad
Just when it seemed the worst had been seen of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians, the phenomenon went on the increase the other day with reports of many innocent Nigerians coming under racial and vicious attacks in different parts of the world. This is unacceptable by any standards.
Corruption, insurgency and the challenges of development
While addressing participants at the meeting of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, the other day, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo observed that corruption
Nigeria and dreams that must live
As young Nigerians in their hundreds get deported from different countries all over the world, their plight should tug at the conscience of those in leadership positions and compel a greater attention to making the country more conducive to the realisation of dreams.
The economy and global top 500 companies
Smitten by a collective guilt of underachievement arising from the continent’s no-show among global top 500 companies, some participants at Africa CEO Forum held in March in Geneva, Switzerland, sought solace in the future.
Governors and Paris Club refund spending
Months after, most states still owe months of salaries and pensions with the attendant hardship on their citizens and there are even allegations of opacity and illegality in the handling of the funds by the states.
Africa, good governance and economic models
It was indeed a remarkable message to African leaders in Switzerland the other day when business leaders gathered to tell them that they should henceforth place more premium on good governance than on economic models that have made the world’s second largest continent the poorest.
Buhari’s health, trips and a loving nation
Despite the unduly long time supposedly spent on medical vacation, the president followed the provisions of the constitution. He did not stay beyond the six months stipulated by the constitution.