Buhari vs Atiku: Economic policies

”It is clear that the two leading contenders for Nigeria’s top job have very distinct ideas on how the economy should run – each model with its own set of consequences. The ball is now in the court of Nigerians to decide the kind of economy that they desire to have and who they deem best to deliver it”.… Read More Buhari vs Atiku: Economic policies

Africa can spearhead a new technology revolution, but it will require large-scale investment from governments.

In this piece for the Africa at LSE blog, I argue that as tech solutions by African entrepreneurs are replicated globally, governments must make necessary investments in infrastructure and Research & Development. Economists hardly agree on anything but if there is one thing most of them agree on, it is that technology and innovation are… Read More Africa can spearhead a new technology revolution, but it will require large-scale investment from governments.

Lessons in the pursuit of industrial development by African governments

Over the next few days, I shall engage with 49 future policy leaders from across the world to deliberate on some of the world’s biggest issues. My personal agenda is to understand how policies can help developing countries especially those in Africa to build industries and create jobs for its young and growing population! Indeed,… Read More Lessons in the pursuit of industrial development by African governments

Women in Nigeria make up 49 per cent of the population, but only four percent of law makers.

Hello dear readers, sorry for the temporary hiatus:) On the International Women’s Day (March, 8), I wrote a blog post for the Africa at LSE blog where I analysed the challenges Nigerian women face in  the economic and political arena and proposed some solutions. My argument was that if Nigeria is to meet the sustainable development… Read More Women in Nigeria make up 49 per cent of the population, but only four percent of law makers.