Emmanuel Olusegun Stober
Emmanuel Olusegun Stober
Economist, PhD, the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Associate Chartered Economist, Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria, passionate about development economics, international business, and international diplomacy
The One-Size-Fits-All of the World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business” Reports

The One-Size-Fits-All of the World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business” Reports

The recently released World Bank “Ease of doing business 2018” report put Nigeria at 145 out of 190 countries surveyed, just behind Niger. This ranking represents a significant improvement over that of last year, when the country was ranked 169th. Therefore, there are several questions that need to be asked: Are these statistics enough? Is Nigeria’s business environment now friendly with entrepreneurs and investors? What do these figures mean to the ordinary Nigerian? More

No. 7-8, Sep.-Dec. 2017 2017


Not Too Young to Run

Not Too Young to Run

Leadership is influence, while influence is quality and substance. Looking at the age reduction bill, and how that will reshape Nigeria’s political space, Nigerians would need to ask themselves, is the plan to kick out the old people because they are outdated, and replace them with the young ones because they are perceived to have the capacity to do better?  More

No. 7-8, Sep.-Dec. 2017 2017


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