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Friday, March 22, 2019

Chi Exotic Nectar promises a taste of paradise in a new campaign

In addition to the quality of any product, it is never an easy task to produce a clear and effective brand message that will...

Senate Cuts Fuel Subsidy By N145.56bn

Considering the considerable fall in the prices of crude, the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday slashed projected subsidies in the 2015 budget of the Federal...

Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account Thinned To $2.60b

…As Yuguda Insists Nigeria Not Broke Minister of State for Finance, Mr. Bashir Yuguda has disclosed that domestic excess crude balance in the federation accounts...

Former Shell Boss Predicts Another Oil Boom Soon

John Hofmeister attracted national attention in 2010 when he predicted that average U.S. gasoline prices would soar to $5 a gallon in 2012, thanks...

Labour wants fuel pump price reduced to N50 per litre

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have called on the Federal Government...

Nigerians Condemned To Darkness?

With efforts of successive governments to improve electricity situation of Nigerian amounting to nought, Nuratu A. O. Abdul-Rashid here concludes that inconsistency and corruption...

Economy Agenda For The Next President

“The end of the state is not mere life” but the “promotion of a good quality of life.” -Aristotle The elections are here again!! It is...

Soludo vs Iweala: Between the pot and the kettle

“The Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has promptly responded to a recently published article titled ‘Buhari vs Jonathan – Beyond the...

Nigeria Vehicle Purchase Scheme To Begin In March

A total of N2.5 billion has been set aside for the flag-off of the Nigerian Vehicle Purchase Scheme expected to commence in March 2015. According...

The Scandalous Tenure Of Arunma Oteh At SEC

As the five year tenure of Ms Arunma Oteh as Director General of Securities and Exchange Commission ended on January 7, 2014, Executive Commissioner,...

Okonjo-Iweala’s Response To Charles Soludo’s “Buhari Vs Jonathan: Beyond the Election

For anyone who has not read Professor Charles Soludo’s article in the Vanguard (online version) on January 25 2015, I would encourage them to...

Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the Election, by Charles Soludo

I need to preface this article with a few clarifications. I have taken a long sabbatical leave from partisan politics, and it is real...

Contractor Confronts Abubakar Audu In Court Over Inflated Contracts

The trial of former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu and Alfa Ibn Mustapha, former director general, Directorate of Rural Development in his administration...

We Will Curb Corruption To Fund Governance – Osinbajo

Vice presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Professor Yemi Osinbajo says if voted into office, the administration would curtail corruption and wasteful...

NAFDAC Intercept Containers of fake Drugs

To consolidate on its efforts towards curtailing the menace of fake and substandard products in Nigerian market, the National Agency for Food and Drugs...

Facts & Figures

Federation Account Outlook For December 2014 Statutory & VAT-                                                             643,937,731,304.39 SURE-P                                                                                  35,549,235,691.42 1st Additional Fund From NNPC                                        20,001,250,000.00 2nd Additional Fund From NNPC                                          35,600,000,000.00 Foreign Exchange Gain                                                          6,130,197,386.15 Excess...

FIRS Launches Tax e-Filing Platform

In its bid to simplify and ease tax payment process, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), over the weekend, launched the electronic filing (e-filing)...

Nigerian Fiscal Austerity is a Moral Armament

Of all the policy options at the disposal of the Federal Government in response to the recent slump in the price of crude oil,...

Elections: Economic Boom for Nigerians?

All is almost set for the 2015 elections as virtually all party primaries have been concluded. Candidates are now setting the ball rolling and...

Between Obasanjo And Yar’Adua: Officials Cart $129bn From Nigeria

Nigeria has yet again made the top ten on the list of nations that suffer most from illicit financial flows from among developing countries...