Author Archive: Y! Associate Editor (Op-ed)

Opinion: Rebasing the GDP and its placebo effect

Opinion: Rebasing the GDP and its placebo effect

by Tunji Andrews The irony is that, a bigger GDP also implies an upward revision in per-capita income, but with the change only appearing on paper but with no shift in the actual income/earning...

 

Opinion: Too many kinsmen, not enough Nigerians

Opinion: Too many kinsmen, not enough Nigerians

by Tunji Andrews The only times we ever seem to stand as a people called Nigeria, are times when the national (male) football teams win major competitions. The truth is that we are a largely...

 

Opinion: The missing link in Jonathan’s administration

Opinion: The missing link in Jonathan’s administration

by Azuka Onwuka  There are some facts that Jonathan’s haters try very hard to subdue, and they succeed to a large extent. Jonathan has achieved some good results in some sectors of the economy,...

 

Opinion: Keep calm and leave Nigeria – Why I left for Ghana

by Victor Asemota   Of all the reasons I mentioned above, the most important is “Time”. It is the most finite resource we have and it is best to make judicious use of it. Time unfortunately...

 

Tunji Andrews: Ethical corruption – Calling a spade a spade

Tunji Andrews: Ethical corruption – Calling a spade a spade

by Tunji Andrews EFCC Chairman  You get to ask yourself, how Nigeria then grows at an average of 7% GDP year on year, in a nation with no power, no jobs, no security, no credit, no roads, no...

 

Opinion: Rotimi Amaechi’s timidity theory

Opinion: Rotimi Amaechi’s timidity theory

by Uche Igwe Truth be told, watching Amaechi’s style, one will say that far from a derogatory intention, his true purpose in making that declaration is to challenge the long dead fighting...

 

Olusegun Adeniyi: Are market forces suspended when it comes to the Nigerian Stock Exchange?

Olusegun Adeniyi: Are market forces suspended when it comes to the Nigerian Stock Exchange?

by Olusegun Adeniyi While I am not a fan of the embattled SEC DG, Ms Arunma Oteh, who evidently needs some lessons in humility and human relations, it is also apparent that she is honest in...

 

Stripped, a short story by Olubunmi Familoni

Stripped, a short story by Olubunmi Familoni

by Olubunmi Familoni The stripping procedure was always the same—Sniffs would do the top half of the corpse, while I covered the bottom, the trouser pockets. I didn’t like this; it meant...

 

Opinion: Now that we know that oil revenues can’t even pay gov’t salaries…

Opinion: Now that we know that oil revenues can’t even pay gov’t salaries…

by Oluseun Onigbinde In a nation where we think oil is the driver of growth, we apparently took nothing from the oil revenue to build any new infrastructure. In the chart above, our domestic...

 

Opinion: Margaret Thatcher, Sanusi Lamido, and the feminists

Opinion: Margaret Thatcher, Sanusi Lamido, and the feminists

by Ayisha Osori 1988In Washington with then US president Reagan during an official trip to the States. Politics was and still remains a very male-dominated world where being female is considered...