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NDDC and Other Stories – Reuben Abati

It is a show of shame isn’t it, what is going on at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)? Established in the year 2000 to assuage the fears of the people of the Niger Delta and...

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High-profile Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam

Some of the world’s richest and most influential politicians, celebrities, tech moguls and companies were the subject of a massive Twitter hack on Wednesday. Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg, Kim Kardashian...

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The Post-COVID State – DARON ACEMOGLU

Given the nature and scale of the demands being placed on modern states, it is clear that “business as usual” will no longer suffice, even if it remains the easiest option. For citizens in...

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Whither APC – by Frank Ofili

It was Henry Kissinger, former US diplomat, Secretary of State and National Security Adviser under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, who said that “whatever must happen ultimately should happen immediately”. From the look...

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Reviving the WTO – by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

The World Trade Organization has an irreplaceable role to play in transforming countries’ economic prospects and the lives of people around the world. Although the COVID-19 crisis has brought the organization’s deteriorating health into...