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Nigeria and the population debate

The relationship between population growth and economic development has been a recurring theme in debates on economic development since the publication of An Essay on the Principle of Population, the 1798 book by Thomas Malthus. The British scholar argued that … Continue reading

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The rise of a new Tribe

The Cambridge dictionary defines a tribe as a group of people, often of related families, who live together, sharing the same language, culture and history. It is in this light that tribe in this piece has been used to describe … Continue reading

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Making the economic republic of Lagos great

During my recent visit to Lagos, not unlike the previous ones, I had the opportunity to observe and scrutinize the energetic metropolis. This often required me to take off my Nigerian lenses and put on the lenses of a tourist, … Continue reading

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Made-in-Aba, gum arabic and Nigeria’s economic development

During my childhood, Aba-made or made-in-Aba was a popular cliché amongst Nigerians. The phrase referred to any locally made product believed to be cheap and inferior in quality. As a matter of fact, when you got to the market, it … Continue reading

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South Korea and Samsung provide the way forward for Nigeria

In October, Samsung had to permanently discontinue the production and sales of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. The decision was taken after several recalls of the phones due to complaints of exploding batteries and incidents of the phones catching … Continue reading

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Stephen Harper: The political outsider who sought a conservative revolution

He came to power as an outsider from Calgary determined to knock down the eastern establishment and make conservatism a powerful force in Canada. A decade later, Stephen Harper leaves office with only some of his objectives achieved and with … Continue reading

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The Appointments and Our Political Pundits.

The brouhaha generated by PMB’s yesterday’s appointment is healthy and good for our social and political development, except one thing that I found disturbing. It is that, those who are very educated, well-traveled and exposed also joined the bandwagon that … Continue reading

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THE NEED FOR CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM

  It has become imperative to remind fellow Nigerians on the need to engage on constructive criticising. It is my opinion that in a period of national development like this coupled with the clamour for good governance and the respect … Continue reading

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