Seven Takeaways from Agora Policy’s Report on Insecurity 

By Douglas Okonko The second issue of The Agora Policy Report, titled Understanding and Tackling Insecurity in Nigeria, was released on Monday, 7th November 2022. The report dissects the types, manifestations and drivers of insecurity in the country and offers far-reaching and sequenced recommendations for combating what it describes as ‘generalised insecurity.’ The report advocates […]

Three Critical Issues with Federal Government’s Mounting Debts

By Babajide Fowowe  Federal Government’s total debt stock at the end of the second quarter of 2022 was N35.672 trillion. This comprised N14.723 trillion in external debt and N20.948 trillion in domestic debt. In December 2011, the total debt stock of FGN was N6.17 trillion. Thus, the total debt stock increased by 478% between January […]

Gender and Spatial Dimensions of Poverty and Unemployment in Nigeria

By Ifetayo Idowu Poverty and unemployment are some of the most spoken about challenges in Nigeria. That’s why they are both recurring campaign topics. Sometime in 2018, Nigerians woke up to the news that Nigeria had overtaken India as the country with the most extremely poor people in the world. And even though the government […]