My 15-year career as a maintenance crewman in the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) was only in its second year the time the staff of the organisation embarked on a nation-wide strike. That was in 1986. I can remember,...Analysis
Biodiversity is essential for the functioning of ecosystems -from forests and fresh waters to coral reefs, soils, and even the atmosphere - that sustain all life on Earth. The ongoing and escalating disappearance of that diversity will harm society in myriad ways. One way that is often overlooked is the damaging...Analysis
The bond issue controversy that has raged in Ogun State for over a year culminated in legislative fiasco last week. The leadership of the house of assembly, led by Tunji Egbetokun, was apparently sacked by a house of assembly, led by Soyemi Coker. Not minding the fiasco and the political crisis that now has to be resolved, the crisis is...Analysis
With the continuing mindset of above-the-law and you-can’t-do-anything-about-it arrogance of the Nigerian ruler-ship, complemented by the apathy, cowardice and ruinous resignation and helplessness of the Nigerian follower-ship, any system, however “good,” would be liable to gross abuse such as we have seen in the civilian...Analysis
As a researcher in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in London between 2005 and 2007, I worked at the newly created UK centre for the measurement of government activity (UKCeMGA). The essence of the centre was to develop measures of government expenditure in the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to reflect actual...