The 21st Nigerian Economic Summit focused on the tough choices needed to achieve competitiveness, inclusive growth and sustainability. We know that Nigeria is the largest economy in Africa and the 26th largest in the world. In spite of this size, it is increasingly clear that the country’s economy is...By Nnanna Ude /
The ‘change’ cabinet: God, give us men!
Nigerians should demand that the “bow and go” gesture be dispensed with, when President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees appear before the Senate for confirmation. Once a courteous indulgence, the gesture risks becoming shambolic. A credible confirmation process warrants that nominees affirm publicly their bona fides, aptitude, competence and track...By Oseloka Obaze /
The Public Sector and the Paradox of Job Creation
With 54% unemployed youth population (NBS 2012), human capacity development is being seriously endangered in Nigeria to the extent that it is now capable of jeopardizing national security.
Although, currently with positive fundamentals (arising from current rebasing of the GDP…By Chukwunedu Ossai /
Exiting the fast lane of death
Unemployment has become a global issue and more emphasis has been placed on youth unemployment in recent times. According to International Labour Organization (ILO), the global youth unemployment is projected to reach 12.8% by 2018 while in Nigeria the…By Chizoba Obidibgo /