Lagos, Nigeria

Month: January 2021

Corruption: The cost of business progress

The corruption perception index reading for 2020 was recently published, revealing deteriorating corruption levels in a few high-scoring countries. The recent election meltdown in the United States, as well as alleged conflict of interest and abuse of office, contributed to the continued downtrend of the country‚Äôs score. This underscores the fact that no country is…
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New Year, Big Themes

The year 2021 has gotten off to a bitter-sweet start on the global front. The de-escalation of the Gulf-Qatar tensions, the surge in Chinese demand, and the upbeat risk-sentiment that have supported rallies in emerging markets and commodities markets, have created a semblance of a return to stability. On the flip side, the adverse realities…
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