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TelCos Lament 50% Revenue Loss Due To Fb, WhatsApp

Many Nigerians will recall when owning a mobile phone is one of the major yardstick to define affluence in the country. This is the...

FIRS Bars Consultants From Collecting Taxes For FG

The new acting chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Babatunde Fowler, has barred tax consultants from assessing and collecting tax revenue...

Exploring potentials of tourism as revenue spinner

Tourism, one of the earliest industries known to man, essentially involves travelling from one place of interest to another, either for sight-seeing, leisure, adventure,...

Buhari, Service Chiefs and Three Months Deadline

While decorating the new service chiefs with their new ranks on August 13, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari charged them to defeat Boko Haram in...

Exploitative DISCOs And Ambiguous National Grid

While it requires lots of investments and efforts to generate power from various sources, transmission and distribution could be very challenging due to inadequate...
Finance

Day Finance Ministry Was Shut Down

…How FG loses billions through undefended litigations The Federal Ministry of Finance, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Federal Civil Service Commission are presently...

Delisting By JP Morgan Not A True Reflection Of The Nigerian Economy – DMO

The Director General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Dr Abraham Nwankwo, on Wednesday said that the nations de-listing by JP Morgan from its...

Adeduntan replaces Onasanya as FBank GMD

The Board of Directors of FBN Holdings Plc, has announced the appointment of Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, the current Executive Director/CFO, as the Managing Director-designate. Adeduntan...

Are we prepared for the next global epidemic? The public doesn’t think so

Too often, the conventional wisdom in diplomatic or scientific circles is that the general public doesn’t know what’s good for them when it comes...

Buhari’s Scorecard In 120 Days

‘Morning’ the old adage says, ‘shows the day’. And this was probably the basis for the agitation of many Nigerians particularly those not particularly...

Cloud Over September FAAC Allocations: N603bn Or N701bn?

By Sanya Adejokun There was a thick cloud over the meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FFAC) meeting held on October 22 to distribute...

How 17,474 Political Officers Earn N1.1TR Annually

Salaries and allowances for political office holders have always been problematic in Nigeria. In 1979, as soon as the National Assembly was inaugurated, the...

The Petulance and Pettiness of Nigerian Politicians

The last presidential debate organized by the Nigerian Election Debate Group (NEDG) on March 30, 2011 exposed the petulance and pettiness of some of...

SIM Registration: NCC Slams N1.4 tn Fine On MTN

Professor Umar Danbatta, the new chief of Nigeria’s telecoms industry watchdog, has approved punitive sanctions totalling one trillion and forty billion naira (N1.04 trillion)...

PRESIDENTIAL SPOKESPERSON: Between Publicity And Communication

Before the eventual announcement of Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu as spokespersons to the newly elected President Muhammadu appointment, there had been wide speculations...

Nigerian States Face Bankruptcy

The recent meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and governors of the 36 states regarding the financial situation in the country may not have come...

Alleged misappropriating over N17 bn: SEC suspends Okumagba, BGL, others

Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reiterated its suspension of Mr. Albert Okumagba, BGL Group and every other individual sponsored by the company. This...

Oil thieves engage Buhari in battle of wits

The old saying “when you fight corruption, it fights back” is currently ringing true for President Muhammadu Buhari’s (PMB) government as his determination to...

Sambo Dasuki: An Encounter with the Spymaster

When the erstwhile super Finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala compelled the termination of my appointment as a civil servant after serving my nation for nearly...

Buhari finally sacks NNPC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally sacked the board of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), according to a terse statement issued by the Office of...