Government Spending

7 May 2021

How Debt Servicing May Crowd Out Developmental Projects in Nigeria

Nigeria is classified as a highly indebted poor country (HIPC), and it is also the continent’s most indebted nation – according to the Center For Global […]
7 May 2021

Scams and Fallacies worth N39.5bn in the 2021 National Budget

The 2021 national budget comprises 19,036 capital projects, out of which 316 projects were duplicated within 74 federal agencies spread across 23 ministries with a cumulative […]
6 May 2021

Is Nigeria’s ₦33 trillion debt Caused By Decreasing Revenue or Lavish Expenditures?

With the steady increase in the nation’s debt profile, we further analysed the significant causes of the increasing debt stock – either its decreasing revenue or […]
6 May 2021

NNPC revenue shortfall: Revisiting the dwindling performance of states’ Internally Generated Revenue

Towards the end of last month, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation alerted the federal and state governments to its dwindling contribution to the federation account owing […]
6 May 2021

Bill Seeking 111 Additional Legislative Seats: What Nigerians Need to Know

By Omidiji Olamilekan Qayum The Nigerian federal legislative arm currently operates on two chambers- the upper chamber, which comprises senators and the lower chamber, regarded as […]
19 March 2021

Policy Recommendations To Reduce The High Cost of Governance in Nigeria

The high cost of governance in Nigeria has been a debatable issue for several years, yet no specific and yielding solution has been provided. In this […]
19 March 2021

High Cost of Governance: What is There to Know?

It is indeed worrying that despite the “not-so-good” state of things in Nigeria and the numerous plights that need to be attended to with a fraction […]
5 February 2021

Democracy, Rule of law and Good governance: The Nigerian experience

Democracy, the rule of law and good governance; are seemingly interrelated concepts. These concepts are considered vital elements necessary for the development of an ideal state. […]
4 February 2021

Nigeria’s Federalism is a failed one [An Analysis]

Nigeria’s federalism is a failed one: An analysis. The increased advocacy for true federalism in Nigeria, after the 1999 democratic transition indicates a defect with the […]