POLICY PROCESSES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

Chambers Umezulike March 3, 2017 0

A policy is a guideline that governments employ to address specific public or national issues. Several issues concerning economic growth and development are addressed through governmental...

Addressing Citizenry Extensive Concerns on the 2017 Budget Proposal

Chambers Umezulike February 24, 2017 0

On 23 February 2017, the Director-General (DG) of the Budget Office of the Federation choreographed a media briefing on several issues surrounding the 2017 Budget Proposal. The DG also used the...

A Reflection on the Legacies of Murtala Muhammed

Chambers Umezulike February 16, 2017 0

General Murtala Muhammed ruled Nigeria from 1975 until his assassination in 1976. In a short time, his policies, pro-activeness and decisiveness won him broad popular support. He swiftly initiated...

The Denouement of Primary Export Dependence – Nigeria’s Economic Recession

Chambers Umezulike February 10, 2017 0

Photo Credit: post-nigeria.com According to Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics, the country’s Gross Domestic Product contracted by 0.36% in the Quarter(Q) 1 of 2016, the first negative...

Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation and Trigger-Factors on the 2017 Budget Proposal

Chambers Umezulike February 3, 2017 0

(‘Talking Sanitation’ –  an unclear and questionable budget item under an agency of the Environment Ministry) On the 30th and 31st January 2017, the Centre for Social Justice...

This present National Assembly is not entirely useless

Chambers Umezulike January 27, 2017 0

Thoughts on the Interrogation of the NGN 9.2 billion Women Clean Cook Stove Project Saga by the Federal House of Representatives   I have been involved in several dialectics on the practical...

Policy Kerfuffle in President Buhari’s Counter-Recession Economic Strategies

Chambers Umezulike January 20, 2017 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari led government is triumphing on safeguarding policy crisis, or policy contradiction or policy kerfuffle. This has manifested in several ways. An exemplar is a...

The Reprehensible State of Healthcare Provision in Nigeria and World Bank’s USD$55.5 billion to the Federal Government

Chambers Umezulike January 13, 2017 0

Healthcare promotion is critical in building human capabilities and realizing economic development. The United Nations emphasizes that poor health status can negatively affect a person’s...

Nigeria’s Economic Recession, The 2017 Budget As The Magic Wand

Chambers Umezulike December 22, 2016 0

Following our works in ensuring transparency, accountability and citizen engagement in governmental spending, I represented Connected Development (CODE) in the public presentation and breakdown of...

Marking #WorldAIDSDay2016 in Abuja, Nigeria

Chambers Umezulike December 5, 2016 0

In line with our Follow The Money works in ensuring efficient governmental employment of public funds for primary healthcare provision, CODE partnered with One Campaign, Network of People Living...