Opinion: Reflection on US-Africa Summit By Emeka Chiakwelu

By Emeka Chiakwelu After the successful completion of US-Africa Summit, the news was dominated by Ebola explosion that ferociously and perilously stole the thunder from the rosy aftermath analysis of the summit. But wait a second; I still have some reflections on the historic summit: When I read on the pages of New York Times […]

Godwin Emefiele: Intellectually endowed banker is the next CBN Boss

By Emeka Chiakwelu President Jonathan has nominated Godwin Emefiele, the managing director of Zenith Bank to be the next governor of Central Bank Nigeria(CBN), as a successor to the outgoing and controversial Sanusi. The nomination has been made prior to the suspension of Sanusi who was the sitting governor of CBN. Pending the approval of […]

Nigeria and the making of MINT nations By Emeka Chiakwelu

The nomenclatures of economic trading blocs are becoming numerous:  It all started with G8, the great eight largest economies, G20 and then BRICS, organization of five major emerging national economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Now comes MINT nations, MINT is the acronym for an association of four major major emerging economies […]

Nigeria’s Mismanagement of Naira and structural liquidity: What happened to 1kobo, 5k, 25K, N1, N5?

The most effective indicator for measuring and evaluating the state of a country’s economy apart from GDP is the currency of a nation. Most countries of the world keep their foreign exchange reserve in dollar. United States dollar is the global currency of transaction and business dealings due to its effectiveness in retention of value […]

Sanusi, CBN and end of Tenure

Written by Africa Political & Economic Strategic Center (AFRIPOL) Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Executive Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in next ten months will vacate his position as the chieftain of the country’s apex bank. He showed no interest in asking for the renewal of his job when the first term elapses in 2014. […]

The Next CBN Governor: What is Nigeria looking for?

By Africa Political & Economic Strategic Center (AFRIPOL) President Jonathan will be gearing up for the replacement of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Executive Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in next ten months, when Sanusi term in the office ends in 2014. From all indication it appears that Sanusi is not seeking for another term. […]

Chief Mike Umeh: Afripol Person of the Month

By AFRIPOL Chief Mike Umeh, who is the First vice President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has played and continues to exert an important and invaluable role in Nigerian sports activities especially in football games competitions. Chief Mike Umeh is in the vanguard of football development and has devoted a good portion of his life […]


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