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IDEAs Episode 132 IDEAs Radio Bows Out: Final Episode Review

Chukwudi Ezugwu started by referring to the saying about “good things coming to an end”, to which Ayo Obe replied that it might be better to stick to “all things must pass”, as it might be rather bold to talk about IDEAs as “good things”.  Chukwudi said that regular listeners would know that the programme came up on Friday afternoons and that it was engaging, interactive and educative.  He said that people would learn so many things as Nigerian citizens if they apply it in the daily activities of government and governance.  He  asked Ayo to explain the significance of IDEAs

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IDEAs Episode 131 Bismarck Rewane on IDEAs issues in Subsidy Removal and Naira Convergence

andra introduced Ayo who intimated her that today’s was the penultimate broadcast of IDEAs Radio.

The guest, Bismarck Rewane, was greeted by Ayo who went on to say that the new administration of President Bola Tinubu had been getting praised for its policies such as floating the Naira and removing the fuel subsidy, but that most of that praise was coming from outside the country.  Even though most people inside Nigeria agreed that these policies needed to be implemented, there was real concern about the impact on people.

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IDEAs Epsiode 130 Nkoyo Toyo on Subsidy Removal and Palliatives

Chuwudi Ezugwu introduced the guest – Nkoyo Toyo, the Convener of the Labour Civil Society Front – and the topic, which he felt everyone would be very interested to hear: the removal of subsidy and the kind of palliatives that would be most useful.

Ayo Obe feared that listeners may have been groaning at the idea of more talk about subsidy removal and palliatives, but said that the programme would be looking at matters from the perspective of Integrity, Ethics and Accountability in our Democracy.  She said that today’s guest, Ambassador Nkoyo Toyo, was not only the Convener of the Labour Civil Society organisation, but was also a well-known civil society activist,

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IDEAs Episode 129 The Buhari government’s IDEAs record: how should the incoming administration incorporate IDEAs?

The Buhari government’s IDEAs record: how should the incoming administration incorporate IDEAs?

Chuwudi Ezugwu introduced the guest – Mr. Joseph of BudgIT – with whom we  would assess the outgoing administration as to its IDEAs record in relation to financing and budgeting.  He handed over to Ayo Obe who said that Joseph Amenaghawon was the Strategy and Growth advisor of BudgIT, the famous NGO which had popularised the idea of making the nation’s finances comprehensible to ordinary people through infographics backed by deep deep research.

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IDEAs Episode 128 NBC’s power to impose fines struck down: what IDEAs issues arise?

Sandra Ezekwesili was full of beans and had ‘raised shoulders’ over the decision of the Federal High Court striking down the power of the National Broadcasting Commission to impose fines as she welcomed Ayo Obe for IDEAs this week, and Ayo’s guest, Lanre Arogundade, the Executive Director of the International Press Centre, Nigeria.

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