Governance

A Systematic Approach Towards The Reorientation Of Nigerian Values

I didn’t say the values don’t exist, because they do, in carefully compartmented recesses of our minds. Like our best clothes, we wear them to church on Sunday, after which we fold them back neatly into the wardrobe till next week…

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Are We Done Occupying Nigeria?

I understand that for a movement that was put together in practically hours, it surpassed expectations on how long they could hold out. But to my dismay, all that energy and excitement surrounding Occupy Nigeria has dissipated…

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It’s Back To Work For The Finance Minister

In the last one month, Nigeria and Nigerians have found themselves in an unusual position: one of their own was proclaimed as the best candidate for a job of considerable international resources and influence. What started fairly innocuously soon became a full-on campaign for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s presidency of the World Bank…

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Even in an advanced democracy like the US, the influence of money in their politics is substantial, and corrosive. In Nigeria, its effects are calamitous…

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Joachim MacEbong – Thoughts On The Future Awards Symposium

It has been said that where two or three Nigerians are gathered, Nigeria’s problems will be discussed. The Future Project managed to get several young leaders in one place – as well as some older ones – and as such it was more than your usual talk shop.

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Mark Amaza – Why I Am A Sovereign National Conference Skeptic

The issue of a Sovereign National Conference is one subject that has featured prominently in our national political discourse since the annulment of the June 12, 1993 elections, varying only in intensity of how loud the calls for it has been. Of recent, there has been a strong resurgence in the calls for the SNC, […]

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Senile National Conflagration (SNC)

The Nigerian discussion is chock-full of political analysis and what my friends on Twitter like to call “National Distractions”. The latest of such discussions is the Sovereign National Conference…

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Yes, We Must Talk

In the days during the Occupy Nigeria protests, the conversation expanded from the price of petrol to talking about the foundation of the entity called Nigeria…

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Where Are The True Leaders?

…the cry of the Nigerian heart…longing for a solution…a call for true national leadership.

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Why Every Nigerian Should Pray For An Oil Price Crash

Why this focus on the price of crude oil? Countries that rely on crude sales can bypass the social contract. They can simply sink a hole in the ground and sell crude in order to run the government.

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