25/24: What do Nigerian governors see as the way forward for the country?
Feyi Fawehinmi on governors' diagnosis of Nigeria's problems

Nigerian politicians and leaders tend not to outsource their thinking. Contrary to what you might think on reading that, this is not necessarily a good thing.  This is especially true if you’re looking at the dire state of Nigeria’s finances and trying to work out what ideas the country’s next president might need to turn things around.

When the Democrats or Republicans head to the polls for an upcoming election in the United States,  you can get a reasonable idea of the policies they will pursue in office. Not just from their campaign promises. But by looking at policy think tanks that do a lot of the heavy lifting for them in terms of policymaking. Both sides will typically have consultants who are ideologically aligned and friendly with them. Many details of what is to come can be understood by digging into what such groups are saying.

Nigeria offers no

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Feyi Fawehinmi

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