Public officials in Nigeria seem enamoured with banning. Something about the high-handed authoritarian style of tackling problems seems to appeal to each successive administration as we now find ourselves yet in another era of bans. It would appear that when faced with socio-economic challenges, the knee-jerk reaction of those at the country’s helm is to ban. The question is if banning is effective, how come the very activities they are meant to curb persist?
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