Reflections

A Plea For Conflict Resolution As Nigeria Goes Breaking

By Taiye Olaniyi Socrates: “Until philosophers are kings, or the kings and princes of this world have the spirit and power of true philosophy, and political greatness and wisdom meet in one, and those common natures who pursue either to the exclusion of the other are compelled to stand aside, cities will never have rest […]

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Reflections

A Plea For Conflict Resolution As Nigeria Goes Breaking

By Taiye Olaniyi Socrates: ” Until philosophers are kings, or the kings and princes of this world have the spirit and power of true philosophy, and political greatness and wisdom meet in one, and those common natures who pursuee either to the exclusion of the other are compelled to stand aside, cities will never have […]

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Of Politicians` Soup Licking And People’s Sorrow Heaping

By Taiye Olaniyi I remembered as if it were yesterday, when folklores and folktales were means of imparting native wisdom by the elderly ones unto the children in particular. We used to call such method of child upbringing in folktales “Alo” as we intoned, ” Alo o, aalo. Alo mi leri furu gbaagbo, o leri……” […]

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What About New Month – The Purpose, Politics Or Pomposity?

By Taiye Olaniyi Yes, we are in another month, the month of June which terminated the month of May especially May 29, but now rolling into June 12 which starts a unique and maiden celebration of what was, and still is, regarded the freest and fair elections in the democratic process of Nigeria. Nigerians from […]

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Reflections

National Assembly, The Law, Bills, Budgets And The Rest Of Us

By Taiye Olaniyi The legislative arm of any democratic nation is the powerhouse of intellectual dexterity, the cushioning and cautioning of other arms ordinarily for sane and sinless governance of such a nation. Lawmaking is not for just anybody and that is why anybody that is elected to either the lower house, the House of […]

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Of Labour, Accidental Politician And Accidented Public Servants

By Taiye Olaniyi Public governance under the auspices of public service usually brings about multiple injuries when there is that dominance of personalities in politics politicking with principles and safeguard of policies for continuity of public service policies. A policy orientation in public service brings continuity to program activities and also leverages on changing time, […]

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Economy Today

Multiple Exchange Rate Systems in Nigeria and its Implication on the Economy

By Biyi Adeniran A multiple exchange rate regime is any exchange rate regime that applies two or more exchange rates to the same currency In a dual exchange rate system, there are both fixed and floating exchange rates in the market. The fixed rate is only applied to certain segments of the market, such as […]

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Economy Today

Nigeria’s Exchange Rate Regime And WTO Members’ Complaint

Biyi Adeniran In the recent visit of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, she stated that the global body is concerned about Nigeria’s multiple exchange rate regime and its impact on international trade. She said that the “WTO is concerned about foreign exchange, the way we manage it, the way […]

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