Tag: the economist

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 22, 2017

#YNaija2017Review: Lai Mohammed’s ‘garbage’ about jollof rice, the rat-ification of Buhari’s office… See the 8 most embarrassing moments of 2017

We must say that political office holders are good at going off the cliff, making themselves and those concerned look ...

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RoqeebahMarch 5, 2017

“How low has Obama gone?”, “This is a country of savages and animals.” | See our top 10 quotes from the past week

It started with a confusion and then progressed to speech denials and rude accusations. There was a global trend we ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 4, 2017

Reno Omokri: How Amaechi and Buhari induced Nigeria’s recession

by Reno Omokri This has been a most interesting week for me. As many of my readers may have become ...

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EditorMarch 3, 2017

The Economist is right, Buhari needs to stay away

The Economist decided to come for our President today and honestly, who can disagree with them? The missive ends with ...

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AzeezMarch 3, 2017

“The VP has a much more progressive stance” | The Economist thinks Buhari should stay away as long as he likes (WATCH)

International online medium, The Economist has said President Muhammadu Buhari should continue his vacation in London as long as he ...

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RoqeebahMarch 3, 2017

Countdown to Buhari’s return | Bye bye Buharinomics says The Economist, but who asked them?

  You did not think we were joking about it, did you? We will be counting down to the President’s ...

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RoqeebahNovember 17, 2016

Let’s tip you about the future of your favourite online news websites

So we were reading one of our favourite news sites earlier and this is what we found right at the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 3, 2016

Farooq Kperogi: “Budget Padding,” “Racist” Economist, “Tenants of Democracy”: English on the Move

One of the sources of Nigerian English that I have identified in several of my writings is linguistic improvisation. Linguistic ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 30, 2016

‘I do not hide behind anonymity’ | Tolu Ogunlesi denies penning The Economist’s ‘ineffectual buffoon’ article

Award-winning journalist/writer, Tolu Ogunlesi has denied writing The Economist article, in which harsh chaste was meted out to former President ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2015

‘Fashola’s successor is full of excuses’ | What The Economist wrote about Ambode

World renowned London-based magazine, The Economist, says Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, doesn’t appear to have the solution to the ...

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SolaMay 24, 2015

That awkward moment when ‘The Economist’ mispells Buhari’s name

by Anike Jacobs Everyone makes mistakes, so we are not surprised. Are you? However, it’s been 48 hours since the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 10, 2015

‘It’s difficult to be optimistic’: Nigerians air their views on election postponement

by Adedayo Ademuwagun It’s a momentous period for Nigeria right now with seven weeks to the new date for the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 8, 2015

Flashback: Year 2010, when The Economist thought GEJ was the messiah

by Kolapo Olapoju There was a time, when UK newspaper, ‘The Economist’, thought President Goodluck Jonathan, was going to be ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 7, 2015

No, seriously: Reuben Abati spent his time replying The Economist

by Kolapo Olapoju The presidency yesterday issued a response to the editorial by UK magazine, ‘The Economist’, where President Goodluck ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 6, 2015

“Former dictator is a better choice than a failed president” – The Economist endorses Buhari

by Kolapo Olapoju Popular UK magazine, The Economist, believes that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. ...

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August 3, 2014

Ikemesit Effiong: Fix Nigerias education system now (Y! FrontPage)

by Ikemesit Effiong London-based ‘newspaper,’ The Economist, lamented the grotesque dimensions of Nigerian education in a scathing July 9 article.  This ...

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August 21, 2013

Opinion: Air, air, everywhere, but not a place to breathe in Lagos

by Ogaga Ifowodo   But I exaggerate because it is clear to me that we are getting dangerously close to ...

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January 7, 2013

Opinion: The myth of Africa’s rise

by Rick Rowden     Rich countries figured out long ago, that if economies are not moving out of dead-end activities that ...

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December 25, 2012

Is that you, Obama?! TIME picks the 10 most spectacular magazine (photo) covers this year

  M Le magazine du Monde, April 28, 2012. Photograph by Toby Melville—Reuters. As the French election season was in ...

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November 26, 2012

Mover and Shaker: Okonjo-Iweala makes The Economist’s cover (SNAPSHOT)

by Akan Ido Along with other notable personalities like the German chancellor, Angela Merkel and Chinese Communist Party leader, Xi ...

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November 1, 2012

“He’s the devil we know”: The Economist endorses Obama (well, sort of)

by Hauwa Gambo Trust The Economist to give something that is an endorsement, but doesn’t look, feel, smell or sound ...

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