“Along with poor electricity generation and an unstable security environment, corruption can be added to the list of things that increase the transaction costs of economic activity” Does corruption affect economic growth? If so, how? Political scientists and economists have been concerned with these questions for decades now. And as is the case with most … More Corruption, Transaction Costs, and the Problem of Nigerian Prosperity.
” There are many areas in which President Buhari is striving to achieve lasting change … should he, however, find a way of entrenching the internal rules and systems for party operation and move his party to begin establishing a core, unshakeable, and rousing ideology around which not only the party is organised but its … More Buhari’s Legacy: The Development of the Nigerian Party System?
“Access to basic healthcare is not just a health issue; it is a human rights issue.” The WHO estimates that there are over 500,000 deaths from malaria alone every year on the continent. And indeed, many of the issues facing the Nigerian healthcare system are similar to those faced in much of the rest of … More Nigeria’s Healthcare Problems: A Three Pronged Solution. |by Dr. Olamide Orekunrin
It has been 450 days since 200 school girls were abducted from the town of Chibok in Northern Nigeria. It is just shy of 14 months since the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, stood in front of a camera with a placard and announced her “outrage” with a hashtag. It cannot be … More Bring Back our Girls … Without the Hashtag.