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Jupiter and the baptism of fire
by Obadiah Mailafia

Early this year Emmanuel Macron astonished the world by announcing...

Opposition fragmentation and likelihood of defeat
by Chris Akor

There is a widespread acceptance that president Buhari has failed...

How APEC can boost free trade in Asia Pacific
by Dan Steinbock

As the 21-member countries of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation...

Equipping the new generation of entrepreneurs with skills and funds
by EMEKA OSUJI

Nigerians are currently upbeat on the subject of entrepreneurship, no...

The “progressives” from the West and the support for President Buhari
by Ogho Okiti

Growing up in the 1980s, my first contact with what...

South Africa: Inquiry nation
by RAFIQ RAJI

Nhlanhla Nene, the former South African finance minister, probably now...

Jubril from Sudan
by MA JOHNSON

On a daily basis, democracy is becoming very interesting in...

The 2018 electoral bill and the parable of the life of the bird
by Mazi Sam. Ohuabunwa OFR, FPSN

One smart boy from Utughugwu village, decided to demystify a...

What happens to the Naira after ‘the next few months’?
by Anthony Osae-Brown

Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Africa as a pawn in China’s ‘debt-trap diplomacy’
by Olu Fasan

Two weeks ago, I was invited by the China Development...

The dismal science and the prosperity of nations
by Obadiah Mailafia

Economics has been described as “the dismal science”. I do...

Global economic outlook after Trump-Xi timeout
by DAN STEINBOCK

As the G20 Summit ended in Buenos Aires, the G20...