Border closure

Economic Effects of the Border Closure

The Federal Government of Nigeria closed its land borders on the 20th of August 2019 with Benin, Togo, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. This was designed to curb the incessant smuggling of goods into the country,…

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social media

Social Media Regulation: Freedom with Boundaries

There have been constant calls for social media regulation from government, traditional rulers and concerned citizens in Nigeria. The call for regulation has been misconstrued by many, especially young people to mean suppression, repression, and…

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Recession: Tougher Times Await Nigerians

The massive disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the imposition of lockdown measures to curb the spread has thrown the global economy into a severe recession. As Nigeria struggles with the devastating effect of…

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The Hunger Pandemic

As of August 20, 2020, the global number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease stood at more than 22.5 million with slightly less than 800,000 thousand deaths. Albeit, the distribution of cases and deaths…

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Nigerian Police

Nigeria Police: The Little Lions of Corruption

Agbonmire Ifeh Recently, my memories returned to an incident that happened in Jos Zoo when I was ten years old. My father took us there for one of our Sunday afternoons’ family outings. The Jos…

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Urgent Reform for the EFCC

By Tade Ipadeola In the preface to his magisterial book on the origin of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC , titled A Paradise for Maggots, Professor Wale Adebanwi recounts an incident that occurred…

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