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On language and culture

There has been a major row on Nigerian Twitter over the past few days after the news broke that the Ahmadu Bello University translated some books into the Hausa language so that students can…

Looking back at 2019

The year 2019 was an interesting year for Nigeria, dominated in Q1 by the general elections, and the inevitable drama they brought. It is not an exaggeration to say that all significant…

Nigeria and contracts

The Latin legal maxim, “pacta sunt servanda” meaning “agreements must be kept” is a foundational principle of commercial law. In its most common usage, with regard to private contracts, it…

Our weak institutions

Few weeks ago, at the Nigerian Economic Summit, Doyin Salami, who happens to be the head of President Buhari's Economic Advisory Council said, in the presence of the President, that closing…

Our feeding habits

In the countries that we like to hail as saner climes, the obsession is to ensure that food costs are kept low so that the vast majority of the population can afford it. In Nigeria, we are…