On why I remain bullish on Nigeria
Political development over the last 25 years, opportunities for subnational experimentation/variation, and nascent restructuring of political economy are reasons for cautious optimism
I: What is the trouble with Nigeria?
In The Trouble with Nigeria, Chinua Achebe blamed poor leadership for Nigeria’s woes:
The trouble with Nigeria is simply and squarely a failure of leadership. There is nothing basically wrong with the Nigerian character. There is nothing wrong with the Nigerian land or climate or water or air or anything else. The Nig…