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Nigerians in Diaspora to remit $21bn in 2013 – World Bank

World Bank report released at the weekend has said remittances from Nigerians currently in the Diaspora are estimated to increase up to $21 billion...

Completed NIPPs To Add 5,000MW To Power Generation

In a couple of month’s time about 5,000MW of power is expected to be added to generation capacity from completed National Integrated Power Projects...

NDIC, judiciary, police to prosecute operators, debtors of 103 MFBs

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC has disclosed that plans are underway to  prosecute operators and debtors who contributed to the collapse of 103...

Panic As Federation Revenue Nosedives

Again, attempts by the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), the statutory body authorized to share revenues accruing into the federation account among beneficiaries (federal,...

Nigeria Ranks 4th In Global Oil Supply Outages

With more than 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil being lost to pipeline vandalism, crude oil theft and spills, Nigeria ranks fourth...

Intel Supports Girls’ Technology Camp

To ensure the achievement of goals aimed at ensuring that the divide between women and men in technology is adequately bridged, the Women's Technology...

World Bank And Nigeria’s Development Paradox

One intriguing thing about the Nigerian economy is its abundant paradox, a paradox fuelled by the federal government to the consternation of most citizens. At...

Institutional Transformation Imperative for National Transformation

In July 2013, Nigerian Export  Import Bank invited competitive bids for the renovation of Nexim House, through a notice that was placed in national...

FIRS, MAN Partners on Integrated Tax System

In its move to commence the implementation of its Integrated Tax Administration Systems (ITAS) and the Government Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS) across...

No Woman Among 21 Richest Nigerians!

The richest woman in Africa is Nigeria's Folorunsho Alakija with net worth of $600 million (N97 billion) according to Forbes but when the group...

CBN To Lower Banking Costs

Part of the objectives of the revised version of the Nigeria Payment System (NPS) Vision 2020 Strategy launched by the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Places To Visit In Nigeria

Syria, Iraq, Somalia, Afghanistan, Sudan and South Sudan, Brazil, Mexico, Pakistan, North Korea, Colombia are officially the most dangerous countries in the world to...

NDIC, MFBs Parley over Microfinance Banking

A workshop that was recently organized by the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) for operators in the microfinance banking sub-sector could not have come...

Is poverty the ultimate reward for pension contributors?

Our collective sense of compassion seems to have become so dulled to media reports and photographs of emaciated senior citizens collapsing after waiting endlessly...

On The Matter Of Ongoing Universities’ Strike In Nigeria

Dabbling into ASUU-Federal Government negotiations matters as I intend to do in this short piece is always "risky business" because of very many hardened...

Aruma Oteh’s recall: An avoidable liability for GEJ

Under our system of government, President Jonathan, in his capacity as the head of the Executive arm, is at liberty to hire and fire...

A clue for the clueless Country

When writing about the web of problems that entangle Nigeria, I always find it difficult to locate the starting or finishing line. I suppose...

The Challenge of Growing Poverty In Nigeria

Poverty is an insidious disease that incapacitates, depresses, and ultimately kills scores of people world-wide. Those afflicted can be old or young, black or...

CBN and the Ostrich

Last week, CBN’s Monetary Policy Committee agreed to keep the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 12%, but decided to increase commercial banks’ Cash Reserve...

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