Press Coverage of Agora Policy Reports

Press Coverage of The Agora Policy Memo titled ‘Nigeria Needs Comprehensive And Coordinated Interventions To Tame Unemployment’

  1. The Guardian: Tackle high unemployment rate beyond policy statement
  2. [THISDAY] Agora Policy: Nigeria Needs to Create 3.6m New Jobs Annually to Lower Unemployment Rate to 5%
  3. [TheCable] Agora Policy: Nigeria needs to create 3.6m jobs annually for 10 years to reduce unemployment

Press Coverage of The Agora Policy Memo titled ‘Urgent Policy Actions on Fiscal, Monetary and Trade Fronts’

  1. [Business A.M] For incoming administration: Urgent fiscal, monetary, trade policy actions, says think tank 
  2. TheCable: ‘Remove ALL food trade restrictions, broaden tax net’ — Agora Policy proffers ways to revamp economy
  3. Leadership: Agora Policy Lists Reform Options For Next Government
  4. BusinessDay: Agora Policy tips industrial hubs, free trade, others as Nigeria’s quick fix

Press Coverage of The Agora Policy Memo titled ‘Repositioning Nigeria’s Public Universities for National Growth and Competitiveness’

  1. [TheCable]: ‘Cost-reflective tuition, financial autonomy’ — Bolaji Abdullahi suggests reforms for public varsities
  2. [Legit News]: From 300k to N3.3m: List of Tuition Fees of Top Private Universities in Nigeria
  3. [THISDAY]: Agora Policy: Why FG Should Grant Varsities Full Autonomy, Amend NUC Law
  4. [Leadership Newspaper]: NUC Impeding Innovation, Creativity In Varsities

Press Coverage of The Agora Policy Memo titledAddressing Nigeria’s Lingering Power Challenge’

  1. [The Times of Nigeria]: Raise Power Consumption, Not Just Generation, Agora Policy Tells Tinubu
  2. [The Punch]: Raise power consumption, not just generation, Agora Policy tells Tinubu
  3. [Nairametrics]: How Tinubu can address privatization issues in power sector
  4. [ESI Africa]: Nigeria: think-tank calls for energy sector overhaul
  5. [Leadership News]: Electricity Crisis: Agora Policy Recommends Reprivatisation Of DisCos
  6. [Premium Times]: Agora Policy urges incoming govt to re-privatise DisCos
  7. [Daily Trust]: Create new act, don’t reverse power privatisation, Tinubu urged
  8. [THISDAY]: Agora Report Calls for Continuation, Optimisation of Buhari’s Power Sector Policies
  9. [TheCable]: ‘ReprivatiseDisCos, improve energy mix’ — Agora Policy proffers solutions to power sector challenges

Press Coverage of The Carnegie and Agora Policy event on How Nigeria Can Build A Post-Oil Economic Future Symposium

Post Event

  1. [Premium Times]: In search of a driver: Nigeria and paralysis, despite analyses
  2. [African Business Magazine]: Is Nigeria heading for default?
  3. [The Sun]: Agenda for the Incoming Administration
  4. [THISDAY]: Human Progress, the Engine and the Driver
  5. [Vanguard]: El-Rufai, Sanusi, Soludo insist on fuel subsidy removal
  6. [The Street Journal]: ‘Protect govt institutions from excesses of politicians, appoint competent people who’ll flourish in their positions,’ Sanusi tasks Tinubu – The Street Journal
  7. [News Agency of Nigeria]: Experts task FG on economic diversification – News Agency of Nigeria
  8. [THISDAY]: Soludo, El-Rufai, Sanusi, Others Chart Path for Nigeria’s Transformation, Sustainable Devt
  9. [Leadership]: Soludo, El-Rufai, Sanusi, Others Task Tinubu On Restructuring
  10. [The Punch]: El-Rufai, Sanusi, World Bank urge FG to end fuel subsidy
  11. [MediaTracNet]: Why Nigeria’s economy is under-performing, says US-based Nigerian economist
  12. [The Nation]: Petrol subsidy pushing Nigeria to bankruptcy, Sanusi warns
  13. [TheCable]: El-Rufai: Budget for petrol subsidy greater than health, education — it must be abolished
  14. [BusinessDay]: Good governance, true federalism, subsidies top citizens’ agenda for incoming government
  15. [Premium Times]: El-Rufai, Sanusi, Soludo speak on fuel subsidy removal, fiscal sustainability
  16. [NPO Reports]: El-Rufai, Soludo, Sanusi Insist on Fuel Subsidy Removal

Pre Event

  1. [THISDAY]: Soludo, El-Rufai, Aig-Imoukhuede to Speak at Carnegie, Agora Event on Repositioning Nigeria’s Economy
  2. [Leadership]: Soludo, El-Rufai, Aig-Imoukhuede Speak On Nigeria’s Economy
  3. [The Punch]: El-Rufai, Soludo, others to discuss economic growth
  4. [The Sun]: Soludo, El-Rufai, Aig-Imoukhuede to speak at Carnegie, Agora event on repositioning Nigeria’s economy
  5. [Vanguard]: Soludo, El-Rufai, Aig-Imoukhuede for Carnegie, Agora event on repositioning Nigeria’s economy
  6. [Daily Trust]: Soludo, El-Rufai to Speak on Repositioning Nigeria’s Economy
  7. [Economic Confidential]: Soludo, El-Rufai, Aig-Imoukhuede to Speak at Carnegie, Agora Event on Repositioning Nigeria’s Economy
  8. [BusinessDay]: Soludo, El-Rufai to speak on Nigeria’s economic future at CEIP, Agora Policy event
  9. [TheCable]: Soludo, el-Rufai to speak on Nigeria’s post-oil future at Agora Policy, Carnegie Endowment’s event
  10. [Premium Times]: Aig-Imoukhuede, El-Rufai, Soludo to speak at Agora, Carnegie event on repositioning Nigeria’s Economy
  11. [Nairametrics]: Soludo, El-Rufai, Aig-Imoukhuede to speak at Carnegie, Agora event on repositioning Nigeria’s economy
Press coverage of the Agora Policy Report titled ‘How to Deepen Gender, Social and Political Inclusion in Nigeria’
  1. Leadership Newspaper: Nigeria’s Think Tank, Agora Policy, Decries Exclusion Of Women, Youths
  2. [THISDAY]Agora Policy: Nigeria Incapacitates Itself by Excluding Women, Youths
  3. BusinessDay:Systematic exclusion of women, youths, others undermines Nigeria’s potentials – Report
  4. Vanguard: How to deepen political inclusion in Nigeria — Agora Policy, MacArthur Foundation
  5. Premium Times: Nigeria incapacitates itself by excluding women, youths – Report
  6. The Punch: Excluding women, youths will weaken Nigeria’s potential – Report
  7. TheCable: ‘Fair representation, legal backing for zoning’ — Agora Policy offers ways to foster inclusive governance
Press coverage of the Agora Policy Report titled For Optimal Results, Nigeria Needs To Fortify Anticorruption Measures’
  1.  Daily Trust: Agora Policy asks FG to Fortify Anti-Corruption Measures
  2.  The Punch: Disclose Public Officials Declared Assets – group tells FG
  3.  The Punch: Why Nigeria Needs More Transparency and Accountability – Policy Think Tank
  4. ThisDay: Agora Report: Nigeria’s Anti-corruption Measures Not Yielding Desired Results
  5. The Guardian: Agora Policy – Why Nigeria Needs to Fortify Anti-graft Measures
  6. The Sun: Agora Policy tasked incoming administration on improved transparency, accountability
  7. Leadership: Agora Policy To Federal Govt: Fortify Anti-corruption Measures
  8. The Nation Online: Think Tank Seeks Fortification of Anti-Graft Measures
  9. PR Nigeria: For Optimal Results, Nigeria Needs to Fortify Anti-Corruption Measures
  10. Nairametrics: Absence of Transparency and Accountability Could Make Nigeria Lose up to 37% of GDP by 2030
  11. The Cable: ‘Pass whistleblowing law, verify declared assets’– Agora Policy on strengthening transparency in Nigeria
  12. The Punch: Legislation gap, others limiting anti-corruption fight – Think tank
  13. Business A.M: Think tank, Agora, questions efficacy of Nigeria’s transparency, accountability measures