The Impact of Coronavirus on Nigeria’s Foreign Policy and Future Dynamics

Abstract Foreign policy is a very essential aspect of life and existence of every sovereign nation and since Nigeria became independent in 1960. Its foreign policy like that of most other countries has witnessed’ successes and failures. The global outbreak of the coronavirus was a major test to Nigeria’s foreign policymakers. This article aims to…Read More

Systematic Oppression by IMF

Systematic Oppression by IMF: A Case Study of Africa

INTRODUCTION The current international system is structured along the lines of globalization and the neo-liberal philosophy of free trade while being dominated not by a single state but by global institutions, particularly international financial institutions and other multinational organizations. Ultimately, the Bank and the Fund dramatically shape the daily existence of states within the international…Read More

Rethinking the role of the traditional institution in African development: Iyah-Gbede community in Kogi State, Nigeria as a case study

                          Recent studies on Africa have shown that traditional institutions and their representatives such as Chiefs, Obas, Emirs, and influential tribal men are powerful forces in sub-Sahara Africa. Its also important to note that before colonization, societies in Africa had evolved various systems…Read More

The Dangers of “the Emergency of Emergence” in Africa

This is a continental phenomenon. Following the roaring 2000s that saw the fast growth of middle-income countries in the global South – epitomized by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) – many African countries defined in the early 2010sas a priority the attainment of this status of emergence. This is the case of…Read More

Energy Trilemm: a critical analysis

How Important are Natural Resources for African Development?

Today, Noé Michalon breaks the myth of natural resources being a key factor of either the development or the decay of African countries. They surely played a role in emphasizing pre-existing factors but should be put in the background to focus on more important core activities. When it comes to natural resources in Africa comes…Read More