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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.

Venezuela: Insight a dictatorship with Rodrigo Figueredo

We did a great interview with Rodrigo Figueredo, he is an artist, a political analyst and a social media influencer, he has spent his life defending human rights, freedom of expression and democracy.

Questions in the interview:

What was the situation when you had to flee Venezuela?
What happened when Chavez came to power?
What reforms were being implemented by Carlos Andres Perez, the last Democratic president of Venezuela?
How did Chavez use the power when he was president?
How did the connection between Venezuela and Cuba come about?

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.

The Ten Plagues of Venezuela

Poisoned waters, babies dying, ruined crops, fire from above… describing our country today is increasingly similar to the Book of Exodus

Liberalism and pandemics

The pandemic reminds liberals of the difference between limited government and incompetent government, but it should reinforce belief in the superiority of liberal democracy, argues Dr. Tom G. Palmer.

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