Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

Back to Planning for Public Goods? - Since July 21 last year when the federal government declared that the economy “is technically in recession,” some of the pronouncements by experts and technocrats have sounded oracular. The voices of these oracles of the Nigerian economy have even become more strident since the launch of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) almost two years into the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Unfortunately, the public sphere is not quite structured to engage these oracles on the veracity of their economic divination as well as the efficacy of their policy prescriptions.