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A call for national conference on restructuring

I congratulate every Nigerian on the occasion of yet another “Democracy” day, a day set aside to celebrate the return to civil rule after decades under military rule. As is customary, there will be parades across all the states and at the Federal Capital Territory to mark this special day, speeches upon speeches will be made and much effort will also be made to analyse and celebrate the ‘gains’ made since the return to democratic rule.

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FG must build buffers to protect Nigerians from fluctuations in oil price – Teriba

Chief Executive Officer, Economic Associates, Ayo Teriba, in this interview, argues that Nigeria could have avoided the economic recession, devaluation and inflation that accompanied the loss in foreign exchange revenue due to decline in crude oil price between 2014 and 2016, if government had taken the right step namely to build external reserves buffer that will protect the nation from the vagaries of the crude oil market.

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Nigeria’s economy needs booster shots to grow optimally – Rewane

In this interview, Mr. Bismarck Rewane, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Financial Derivatives Company and one of the nation’s leading economic analysts, speaks on the state of Nigeria’s economy, highlighting the major challenges inhibiting growth, while recommending elimination of policy rigidities and injection of booster shots to achieve optimal economic growth.

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The challenge of change

On Tuesday, May 29, President Mohammadu Buhari would have spent three years in office.

Given the challenges that swayed Nigerians against President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election, can any patriotic Nigerian, without sentiments, say that Buhari has done so well to deserve another term and not face the same music that sent his predecessor packing?

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