Prof. Soludo Tells Nigerians What Governance Is Not

“If anyone thinks that governance is about going to Abuja to collect money, use part of it to pay workers and use the rest to award contracts, then that person is mistaken.” – Former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo Background To Soludo’s Statement Many state governments in Nigeria presently just get allocations… Continue reading Prof. Soludo Tells Nigerians What Governance Is Not

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala: Courageous World Bank Candidate Lands Instead In World Trade Organization Top Seat

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is a dogged fighter. In 2012 she decided to run for president of the World Bank. But a US American has always headed the World Bank, just as European has always headed the IMF (International Monetary Fund). So, South Korean US American Jim Yong Kim was chosen for the World Bank top… Continue reading Ngozi Okonjo Iweala: Courageous World Bank Candidate Lands Instead In World Trade Organization Top Seat

20-20-20: Nigeria Nearly Achieved Yar’Ardua’s Economic Dream Under Buhari

The IMF just announced that Nigeria is now the 26th largest economy in the world. Recall that in 2007, the late President Yar’Ardua talked about his dream that Nigeria should become the 20th largest economy in the world by the year 2020. Now Nigeria got to number 26 under President Buhari in 2020, despite debilitating… Continue reading 20-20-20: Nigeria Nearly Achieved Yar’Ardua’s Economic Dream Under Buhari

Are Nigeria’s Unemployed Graduates Really Compound Fools?

I have a lot of respect for firebrand Pastor, Tunde Bakare. As far as I’m concerned, he is one of the leaders of thought in Nigeria. But I don’t agree with the statement recently credited to him that any Nigerian graduate that is unemployed is a compound fool. In the reported statement, he talked about… Continue reading Are Nigeria’s Unemployed Graduates Really Compound Fools?