Public Opinion on Current Economic and Political Issues

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This poll was conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Alternatives to investigate public opinion on key economic and political issues in Nigeria. The issues include the state of Nigerian currency (Naira), willingness to patronise local products, power supply, and presidential trips and appointments. The main objective of this poll was to elicit responses on the effect of the fall in exchange …

Nigeria: What Might Have Been

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Abayomi Adelodun Nigeria does not need to tag along with the consensus on foreign direct/portfolio investment and loans; it could yet generate the required capital for development from its natural resources. The huge sums of money that have been looted could have funded Nigeria’s development many times over. If Nigeria had been under a competent development-oriented leader(s), the country would …

Governance & Political Economy – June 2015 Highlights

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Economy created 469,070 jobs in Quarter 1 of 2015- NBS – The Punch Banks to name and shame loan defaulters over N450bn NPLs by August –  Business Day EFCC to arraign six CBN chiefs, others over alleged N8b fraud – The Guardian Police Service Commission in alleged N275.5m fraud – The Guardian Buhari, NSA meet over Boko Haram …President to …

Governance & Political Economy – May 2015 Highlights

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Missing $20bn: Reps panel wants PwC probed – Punch PDP crisis: Party secretary attacks Bode George, Others – Punch Govt. Queries Subsidy Claims, Denies Owing Marketers $200b – Punch PDP NWC Blames Campaign Team For Jonathan’s Defeat – Punch Nigerian troops have Boko Haram terrorists on the run – Guardian Senate passes bill criminalizing female genital mutilation – Guardian Govt. Queries Subsidy …