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What's in Buhari's last budget?

What's in Buhari's last budget?

Three key themes define Nigeria's 2023 budget.

Dumebi O.

24 Jan 2023

Update: Analysing the PDP, APC and LP manifestos

Update: Analysing the PDP, APC and LP manifestos

Atiku's manifesto for 2023 is compared with the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Labour part...

Stears I.

28 Dec 2022

Rivers state’s dilemma: More bridges, more poverty

Rivers state’s dilemma: More bridges, more poverty

We assess the effect of government spending on Rivers state residents under the Nyesom Wike ad...

Adesola A.

23 Dec 2022

Must Nigeria’s path to growth involve excessive borrowing?

Must Nigeria’s path to growth involve excessive borrowing?

Assessing Nigeria's path to growth with minimal debt.

Gbemisola A.

19 Dec 2022

How can Ghana recover from its debt crisis?

How can Ghana recover from its debt crisis?

We unpack the impact of zero to low interest payments on Ghanaian bonds to investors and Ghana...

Yomi A.

16 Dec 2022

Assessing Peter Obi's manifesto plans

Assessing Peter Obi's manifesto plans

We analyse the LP’s plans and score the manifestos based on relevance, implementation and nove...

Stears I.

14 Dec 2022

Is debt really bad for Nigeria?

Is debt really bad for Nigeria?

We share a simple framework for analysing debt decisions by countries like Nigeria or Ghana.

Michael F.

13 Dec 2022

2023 manifesto explained: Tinubu’s economic growth plan

2023 manifesto explained: Tinubu’s economic growth plan

What will Tinubu’s growth plan mean for the Nigerian economy?

Gbemisola A.

05 Dec 2022