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Why Nigeria Needs More Direct Investment to Grow its Economy

In May, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) published its Nigerian Capital Importation first-quarter Report, which revealed that Nigeria received $5.85 billion capital inflows in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020. 

According to the NBS, the $5.85 billion represents over fifty percent increase when compared to what Nigeria received in the fourth quarter of 2019. However, when compared to the corresponding first quarter period of 2019, the investment flow into Nigeria shows a 31.19% decline.

The Staggering Inequality of Venezuela

In developed nations people tend to discuss the political economy of their countries in the following way. When they think about capitalism, they associate it with economic freedom, and therefore, with higher opportunities to climb the socio-economic ladder.

Nobody Said Freedom Was Popular

When it comes to college football, I’ve always been on the winning side of history thanks to a lucky geographical birth in Alabama, and parents who had the good sense to pick the right program to support in the state.

A Digital Tax Is Still a Bad Idea

The digital tax has become one of the most discussed ideas in tax policy in the past months. Last year, the European Union wanted to introduce such a tax, which would specifically target companies providing digital services. This attempt ultimately failed due to the opposition of multiple member states.

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