“Too often, support is given to the political elite by those who have nothing to gain from offering up their loyalties so cheaply, and everything to lose from the damage that is done to the country when it is held that ‘might makes right’.” A sinister trend is sweeping through Nigeria at possibly the most … More Credible Opposition and Nigeria’s Cognitive Repair
“My American-ness is undercut by my blackness, because black Americans were never meant to be.” The thing about being a black American in general, and a descendant of African slaves in particular, is that although you built it, the country that you claim was not made for you. So far as our records demonstrate, my … More Black America: A Country That Was Never Meant to Survive | by Danielle Purifoy
“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.
As many Nigerians take to the streets in a defiant mood, following the victory of our new president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, the nation overflows with the glorious sounds of our music and the ferocity of our multiple dance. Even prior to the elections on the 28th of March this year, our billboards, radio and air waves … More Letter to President-Elect Buhari from a Concerned ‘Creative’. | by Qudus Onikeku