Timeyin Preston Ideh

Timeyin Preston Ideh

Lawyer

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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

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Nigerians are not real entrepreneurs

FINANCE - 15 FEB 2018

Nigerians are not real entrepreneurs

The idea that the Nigerian landscape is filled with entrepreneurs is one that falls flat on deeper analysis.

Why Your Vote is Incomplete

GOVERNANCE - 30 JAN 2018

Why Your Vote is Incomplete

If Nigerian voters choose not to educate themselves, should they be voting?

Who Needs Traditional Rulers?

GOVERNANCE - 18 JAN 2018

Who Needs Traditional Rulers?

We take a look at two opposing perspectives on the roles of traditional rulers in Nigeria.

2018 is NOT an Election Year

GOVERNANCE - 11 JAN 2018

2018 is NOT an Election Year

Nigerian elections may be necessary, but do not quite benefit the average man.

What is Nigerian Restructuring?

GOVERNANCE - 09 OCT 2017

What is Nigerian Restructuring?

Explainer: the common view is that restructuring refers to the transfer of powers from FG to State governments

Governors Are Working

GOVERNANCE - 02 OCT 2017

Governors Are Working

How do you judge the performance of an elected official?

Biafra: The Cost of Conflict

GOVERNANCE - 20 SEP 2017

Biafra: The Cost of Conflict

The cost of military conflict in Nigeria's South East region grows as Biafra demands grow.

Nigeria Does Not Need You

GOVERNANCE - 24 AUG 2017

Nigeria Does Not Need You

Fela Anikulapo Kuti teaches us a valuable lesson about the interaction between the Nigeria and its citizens

Nigeria Needs Policies, Not Politics

GOVERNANCE - 20 JUL 2017

Nigeria Needs Policies, Not Politics

Over time, it has become clear that Nigerian politicians place too much emphasis on politics, not policies.

Corruption Will Not Kill Nigeria

GOVERNANCE - 26 JUN 2017

Corruption Will Not Kill Nigeria

Corruption dominates Nigeria's political landscape, leaving no space for any other meaningful conversation.

Why do Nigerians celebrate June 12th?

GOVERNANCE - 12 JUN 2017

Why do Nigerians celebrate June 12th?

We take a look at why Nigerians annually celebrate June 12th.

Why did Babangida cancel the June 12 elections?

GOVERNANCE - 12 JUN 2017

Why did Babangida cancel the June 12 elections?

We take a look at the primary reasons behind IBB's decision to annul the June 12 elections.

In Media, Chibok Trusts

GOVERNANCE - 11 MAY 2017

In Media, Chibok Trusts

As we celebrate the release of 82 Chibok girls, we take a look at how the media shaped the narrative.

My President is Sick

GOVERNANCE - 03 MAY 2017

My President is Sick

What does President Buhari's absentia leadership mean for his administration and the confidence of the people?

Presidential U-Turn: Are You Convinced?

GOVERNANCE - 26 APR 2017

Presidential U-Turn: Are You Convinced?

Between Buhari's critics and his supporters, how do we judge his administration's latest actions?

God and Meningitis

GOVERNANCE - 07 APR 2017

God and Meningitis

In light of the meningitis outbreak, we take a look at how politicians exploit religion.

No Victor, No Vanquished

GOVERNANCE - 12 JAN 2017

No Victor, No Vanquished

As Nigeria marks 47 years since the end of the Civil War, we take a look at the historical place of Biafra.

Money Laundering Matters II

FINANCE - 16 DEC 2015

Money Laundering Matters II

Money laundering has imposed subtle psychological and cultural costs on Nigerian society.

Comply or Explain?

FINANCE - 11 DEC 2015

Comply or Explain?

The business environment in Nigeria still requires strict regulation for effective governance.

The Voters Return

GOVERNANCE - 20 NOV 2015

The Voters Return

A disgruntled Nigerian electorate will soon return to the polls for a number of gubernatorial elections.

Triple Bottom Line

FINANCE - 15 NOV 2015

Triple Bottom Line

Corporate Social Responsibility remains a vital but unexplored aspect of the Nigerian business agenda.

Jobs for the boys

GOVERNANCE - 28 OCT 2015

Jobs for the boys

Ministerial nominations have resurrected criticisms of political patronage, but can this be avoided?

Money Laundering Matters I

FINANCE - 18 OCT 2015

Money Laundering Matters I

Tackling money laundering in Nigeria requires going beyond arraigning corrupt public officials.

Fiscal Federalism: The States

GOVERNANCE - 08 OCT 2015

Fiscal Federalism: The States

NIgeria's feeding bottle federalism has discouraged states from seeking economic self-sufficiency.

Fiscal Federalism: The Centre

GOVERNANCE - 04 OCT 2015

Fiscal Federalism: The Centre

The centre-dependence of Nigeria's federal structure has lasting economic implications.

9-5 vs. 5-9

ECONOMY - 10 SEP 2015

9-5 vs. 5-9

In the Nigerian business environment, the concept of the ‘side hustle’ has become a national phenomenon.

100 days: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

GOVERNANCE - 06 SEP 2015

100 days: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The centre-dependence of Nigeria's federal structure has lasting economic implications.

Capital Market Integrity

FINANCE - 19 AUG 2015

Capital Market Integrity

A more robust regulatory framework focused on disclosure and transparency will enhance the capital markets.

A game of numbers

GOVERNANCE - 16 AUG 2015

A game of numbers

A human inability to grasp the intrinsic value of money has long been exploited as a political and media tool.

Scramble for the National Cake

GOVERNANCE - 12 AUG 2015

Scramble for the National Cake

Nigeria's version of the American dream and the resulting culture of governance that has developed over time.

Pardoned for Senate

GOVERNANCE - 07 AUG 2015

Pardoned for Senate

The growing trend of ex governors taking up seats in the Senate after leaving office is a cause for concern.

Too little legislative governance

GOVERNANCE - 01 AUG 2015

Too little legislative governance

The crisis in the National Assembly is a reminder to Nigeria about the misplaced priorities of its leaders.

One too many

GOVERNANCE - 01 AUG 2015

One too many

Nigeria’s stability as one nation comes under regular scrutiny on certain occasions.

Our local statesman

GOVERNANCE - 28 JUL 2015

Our local statesman

The legacy of former President Goodluck Jonathan has been largely influenced by his post election concession.