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Time for North to Get More Revenue

By ZAYYAD I. MOHAMMED At present, all the 19 northern states cannot effectively function without the monthly allocation from the Federation Account. But can the 19 northern states ever survive without the monthly allocations from the Federation Account? – Certainly yes; if the region can wake-up from its slumber. The thirst of northern Governors for

Beyond Fuel Subsidy: What Next?

Why SURE is not a sure route to Infrastucture Development By JAYE GASKIA INTRODUCTION: At the height of the tremendous mobilisation and organising efforts aimed at preparing Nigerians for resistance and persuading the government to change its policy course on subsidy removal, I had written a paper in December 2011, titled ‘Governing by stealth: exploding