‘Failure to bridge gap between rich and poor could be precursor to chaos’
I don’t think anybody is in doubt that Nigeria has for a long time disappointed many of its citizens and admirers round the world. But when you anaylse our history and every other thing, it is clear that where we have failed is in leadership.
Interpreting why nations fail or struggle
Fascination with why some countries succeed remarkably, others fail disgracefully, and many occupy grounds of the shades of grey on the spectrum, has been decades old with me. In response, I have written several books, numerous opinion pieces and academic essays and jumped into the arena of praxis, with spectacular stories to tell, and show…
FG, NESG, AIG partner on database for virus containment
There is a move by Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG), Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Federal Government to jointly fund Nigeria COVID-19 Incidence and Resource Tracker, Dashboard and Predictive Analytic Platform (Systems Platform)
NESG proffers solution to power sector challenges
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), has identified seven pillars needed to create a successful electricity market in the country.
Pandemic: NESG urges right policies to cushion effects on manufacturing, trade sectors
Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Asue Ighodolo, has warned that the country’s manufacturing and trade sectors might suffer a decline if the country fails to initiate...
Group seeks framework for rapid economic growth, job creation
At post-COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s unemployment and fragile economic growth problems would have worsened. It is, therefore, pertinent that the government develops a framework for achieving rapid economic growth and employment generation...
Experts want FG to invest in education, health, others
Some experts in the field of education and health have called on the Federal Government to invest more in learning, wellbeing, and exports in preparedness for the year 2050.
‘Nigerian economy remains fragile due to slow growth’
Despite gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 2.27 per cent as at 2019 end, the Nigerian economy remains very fragile due to a combination of slow growth and vulnerability to changes in external conditions
NESG urges Nigeria to maximise AfCFTA opportunities
Latest technical report by Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), has revealed that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), may lead to one of two outcomes; a win-win outcome for all African countries
Ministry, NESG hold first inter-ministerial summit on sports development
The Sports Ministry and National Economic Summit Group (NESG) will hold an inter-ministerial talk shop to address the needs of the sports sector.