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DEMOCRACY OR DEMONSTRATION OF CRASE
13-06-2023
DEMOCRACY OR DEMONSTRATION OF CRASE
In this thought-provoking episode of "Out of the Box," we delve into the essence of democracy, aligning with the spirit of the June 12 Democracy Day celebration in Nigeria. Join us as we explore the fundamental principles of democracy and assess Nigeria's progress in upholding them. Our engaging conversation revolves around the key tenets of democracy and their application in the Nigerian context. We delve into the complexities of Nigeria's democratic journey, critically examining the role of both the masses and the ruling elite in shaping the state of democracy in the country. Together, we ponder the responsibilities each stakeholder bears and discuss how they can contribute to the advancement of democratic values. Drawing insights from past elections, we analyze the challenges and opportunities Nigeria has encountered in its democratic processes. We examine the importance of fair and transparent elections, the impact of voter participation, and the significance of holding the ruling elite accountable for upholding democratic ideals. We share their perspectives on the ways in which citizens can actively engage in the democratic process, encouraging a collective responsibility towards building a more democratic country. Additionally, we briefly mentioned the concept of class consciousness and its role in fostering a more inclusive democratic society. Exploring the dynamics of social stratification and inequality, we discuss the importance of promoting awareness and solidarity among different social classes. As we reflect on Democracy Day in Nigeria, this episode serves as a call for introspection and action. We encourage listeners to consider their individual roles in promoting democratic values and fostering positive change. Join us on "Out of the Box" as we navigate Nigeria's democratic landscape, explore the responsibilities of different stakeholders, and chart a collective path forward towards a stronger, more inclusive democracy.
TO REMOVE, OR NOT TO REMOVE FUEL SUBSIDY
06-06-2023
TO REMOVE, OR NOT TO REMOVE FUEL SUBSIDY
In this latest episode of "Out of the Box," we delve deep into one of the most contentious and hotly debated topics in Nigeria's socio-economic landscape—the removal of subsidy on petrol, also known as the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) subsidy. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion as we examine the potential benefits and drawbacks of PMS subsidy removal. This episode promises to challenge conventional wisdom and shed light on the complexities surrounding this issue. Throughout the episode, we explore the often-cited advantages of subsidy removal, including reducing the burden on government finances, curbing corruption and smuggling, and redirecting funds towards critical sectors like healthcare and education. However, we don't stop there. We also address the potential negative consequences, such as increased fuel prices, inflationary pressures, and the impact on vulnerable segments of society. In addition to the economic aspects, we explore alternative solutions and policy measures that could be considered to mitigate the impact on citizens while ensuring long-term sustainability. "Out of the Box" prides itself on presenting a balanced and comprehensive analysis, and this episode on PMS subsidy removal is no exception. As we navigate through the complexities of this highly polarizing issue, our goal is to provide listeners with a deeper understanding of the underlying factors, dispel misconceptions, and encourage critical thinking. Tune in to this latest episode of "Out of the Box" to gain insights into the discourse surrounding PMS subsidy removal. Join us as we engage in an enlightening conversation that goes beyond the surface-level arguments and offers a more nuanced perspective.
EXPECTATIONS OF A TINUBU PRESIDENCY
28-04-2023
EXPECTATIONS OF A TINUBU PRESIDENCY
In this episode, we dive into the All Progress Congress (APC)'s Renewed Hope manifesto for Nigeria's future, but with a youthful twist. We discuss the plans outlined for Nigeria from 2023, and what they mean for the younger generation in the country. We take a closer look at the APC's proposals for agriculture, and discuss how these plans can create opportunities for young Nigerians in the agribusiness sector. We also analyze the government's approach to ending insecurity in Nigeria, and discuss why it is essential for the younger generation to be involved in this effort. Furthermore, we evaluate the government's plans for the power sector, and discuss how improved access to electricity can benefit young Nigerians in education, entrepreneurship, and other areas. We also explore the proposed credit infrastructure for student loans, mortgages, and other sectors, and how it can help young Nigerians achieve their dreams. Join us as we bring a youthful perspective to the APC's Renewed Hope manifesto and assess the plans outlined for Nigeria's future. We also discuss the role of the younger generation in shaping Nigeria's future and holding the government accountable for its promises. Get ready for an exciting and informative episode that empowers young Nigerians to take charge of their future! Timestamp Podcast intro 00:00 - 00:08  Episode intro 00:08- 15:26 Agriculture 15:27 - 45:59 Security 46:00 - 51:51 Power 51:52 - 01:04:57 Student Loans 01:04:58 - 01:24:41 Police brutality 01:24:42 - 01:37:39 Podcast outro 01:40:00 - 01:46:34