19 Aug '14, 7am

How Nigeria can overtake Malaysia, Singapore, others —Nda-Isaiah via @gistblast

How Nigeria can overtake Malaysia, Singapore, others —Nda-Isaiah via @gistblast

According to Nda-Isaiah, Nigeria will leap-frog these countries on the economic ladder by ensuring good leadership, rule of law and security; punishing corruption squarely; creating jobs; strengthening the local currency; changing the way government works and the elite reaching a consensus to move the country forward. The presidential aspirant spoke, yesterday, in Lagos while delivering the First City People Monthly lecture, entitled, ‘Moving Nigeria Forward: Lessons from Malaysia, Singapore, China and Dubai.’ Noting that in terms of development most of these countries looked up to Nigeria in the 1970′s, Nda-Isaiah lamented that “the reverse is the case today.” He said: “Nigeria’s First Republic leaders and General Yakubu Gowon did their best until things took a turn for downward slide after the toppling of Gowon’s military regime “General Yakubu Gowon, one of the former l...

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