For the Love of Bans

The first choice problem solving tool in Nigeria is to announce a military-style ban. Whether the ban would be effective or even worsen matters is not something for ban-loving officials to bother about. If something poses a challenge, ban it! … More For the Love of Bans

May We Finally See

Nigerians started the year 2012 with a rude gift from the federal government. The President Jonathan-led administration had abolished the regime of petroleum subsidies, triggering a huge leap in pump prices. What followed was a series of protests that finally forced the government to backtrack, howbeit, not completely. The events of Jonathan’s final week in … More May We Finally See