To Bribe Or Not To Bribe? That Should No Longer Be The Question In Nigeria

    A Two-Step Recommendation To The In-Coming Buhari Administration For Curbing…


South Africa’s Shame

Bukola Bolarinwa. In April 2015 another wave of xenophobic violence swept over South Africa.…


Nigeria's National Security Fallacy

Nnamdi Awa-Kalu. On December 10, 1974, then United States Secretary of State and National Security…


Sovereign Wealth Funds As Means to Effective Development Strategy For Resource-Rich African Countries

John O. Ifediora. Botswana has Sovereign Wealth Funds, and has used them admirably to develop its…


Exodus Of Homo Sapiens From Africa And Genetic Diversity May Explain Economic Growth Divergence Across Continents

  Quamrul Ashraf, and Oded Galor. Abstract. This paper argues that deep-rooted factors,…


The Presence of Foreign Troops in Africa's Largest Economy is Comforting And Yet Humiliating; It Also Sets A Bad Precedent

  Editorial Commentary. Sooner or later a house of cards built on a rotten foundation would…


Many African National Economies Continue Their Upward Trajectories; Seventeen Of Them Are Remarkably Impressive

    Steven Radelet. Seventeen emerging African countries—home to more than 300 million…


Yet Another Round Of Sustainable Development Goals For The Poor

Alan Gelb and Mariana Dahan. The post-2015 development agenda is being shaped as we speak. The…


Regional Military Pressure Tightens the Noose on Boko Haram

  Following years of its evil war on Nigeria and its immediate neighbors, events in the last…


Another Effort at Socialized Sustainable Development Goals; African Leaders to Prioritize Water, Toilets for Ten Million Fellow Africans

Godwin Haruna. The African Union has officially launched the Kigali Action Plan, which translates…