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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The Challenge of New Revenue Allocation Formula

The 1999 Constitution confers on the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) the power “to review from time to time, the revenue allocation...
PTDF Boss, Dr Bello Magashi

REJOINDER: Nigerian Phd Scholars in UK/US Commend PTDF Overseas Scholarship Scheme

REJOINDER: Nigerian Phd Scholars in UK/US Commend PTDF Overseas Scholarship Scheme A Rejoinder to a Petition titled: "Nigerian Phd Students in UK Turn Beggars Due...

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...

Deposit Insurance now taught in Nigerian universities

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has introduced deposit insurance system (DIS) into the curricula of Nigerian universities and other tertiary institutions as part...

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...

Darkness Looms As Militant Attacks Cut Power

Nigerians may have to get used to living in the dark Unless President Muhammadu Buhari, 73, can subdue armed militants attacking gas facilities that supply...

Buharinomics: From Recession to Depression

The latest figures from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, NBS for the second quarter has affirmed that Nigeria’s economy is indeed in a recession...

Momodu Joof: Redefining Insurance in Nigeria

Many economies have realized that conventional financing system could not withstand novel crisis which sprouts with multifarious symptoms. Free-interest financing concept has became a...

At Last FG releases petrol to Independent Marketers

The Federal Government has commenced the release of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) known as petrol to Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN). The development...

Still On The Minimum Wage Challenge

The current economic realities leading to the deregulation of the downstream sector have made it more rational for government to consider increase in the...

Niger Delta threatens Nigeria’s economy

Months have passed since the Niger Delta Avengers have launched an attack on Nigeria’s oil pipelines, yet leaders in the region are warning trouble...

As SEC, Oando Prepare For Legal Cross-Fire, Test Investments Laws

As SEC, Oando Prepare For Legal Cross-Fire, Test Investments Laws By Francis Oduwole On Monday, July 22, lawyers to the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC and...

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...

Lawan: Setting new heights with the ‘Midas touch’

Lawan: Setting new heights with the ‘Midas touch’ By Ezrel Tabiowo Since assuming office as President of the Senate on June 11, 2019, Senator Ahmad Lawan...

Revisiting Ajaokuta Steel Plant Revival

The federal government of Nigeria has set aside over four billion naira for the resuscitation of the Ajaokuta Steel Company. The total sum of...

Lesser Hajj: An Encounter with Prince Khaled of Mecca

Hajj is Islamic pilgrimages to holy sites of Mecca and Medina, Saudi Arabia which is only compulsory for those that could afford it, while...

Perspectives on the Nigerian political economy

Any consideration of the wellbeing of a country must take into account of both its political and economic outlook. It is difficult to say...

RE: Professionalism on the altar of brown envelope, the need for self-censorship

RE: Professionalism on the altar of brown envelope, the need for self-censorship By Ibrahim Sani Professionalism at any level of disciplinary dealing has everything in objectivity...

A cry for help: Why FG must intervene to rescue Delta State from kidnappers

A cry for help: Why FG must intervene to rescue Delta State from kidnappers By Omatsola Tosan As the Delta State Government continues to contend with...
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United States 4,874,786
Cases: 4,874,786
Deaths: 159,401
Recovered: 2,450,274
Active: 2,265,111
Brazil 2,755,081
Cases: 2,755,081
Deaths: 94,781
Recovered: 1,912,319
Active: 747,981
India 1,901,334
Cases: 1,901,334
Deaths: 39,787
Recovered: 1,278,084
Active: 583,463
Russia 861,423
Cases: 861,423
Deaths: 14,351
Recovered: 661,471
Active: 185,601
South Africa 516,862
Cases: 516,862
Deaths: 8,539
Recovered: 358,037
Active: 150,286
Mexico 443,813
Cases: 443,813
Deaths: 48,012
Recovered: 295,677
Active: 100,124
Peru 433,100
Cases: 433,100
Deaths: 19,811
Recovered: 298,091
Active: 115,198
Chile 362,962
Cases: 362,962
Deaths: 9,745
Recovered: 336,330
Active: 16,887
Spain 344,134
Cases: 344,134
Deaths: 28,472
Active: 315,662
Colombia 327,850
Cases: 327,850
Deaths: 11,017
Recovered: 173,727
Active: 143,106
Iran 314,786
Cases: 314,786
Deaths: 17,617
Recovered: 272,535
Active: 24,634
United Kingdom 306,293
Cases: 306,293
Deaths: 46,210
Active: 260,083
Saudi Arabia 281,456
Cases: 281,456
Deaths: 2,984
Recovered: 243,713
Active: 34,759
Pakistan 280,461
Cases: 280,461
Deaths: 5,999
Recovered: 249,397
Active: 25,065
Italy 248,419
Cases: 248,419
Deaths: 35,171
Recovered: 200,766
Active: 12,482
Bangladesh 244,020
Cases: 244,020
Deaths: 3,234
Recovered: 139,860
Active: 100,926
Turkey 233,851
Cases: 233,851
Deaths: 5,747
Recovered: 217,497
Active: 10,607
Germany 212,331
Cases: 212,331
Deaths: 9,232
Recovered: 194,700
Active: 8,399
Argentina 206,743
Cases: 206,743
Deaths: 3,863
Recovered: 94,129
Active: 108,751
France 191,295
Cases: 191,295
Deaths: 30,294
Recovered: 82,166
Active: 78,835
Iraq 134,722
Cases: 134,722
Deaths: 5,017
Recovered: 96,103
Active: 33,602
Canada 117,333
Cases: 117,333
Deaths: 8,953
Recovered: 101,839
Active: 6,541
Indonesia 115,056
Cases: 115,056
Deaths: 5,388
Recovered: 72,050
Active: 37,618
Philippines 112,593
Cases: 112,593
Deaths: 2,115
Recovered: 66,049
Active: 44,429
Qatar 111,538
Cases: 111,538
Deaths: 177
Recovered: 108,254
Active: 3,107
Egypt 94,640
Cases: 94,640
Deaths: 4,888
Recovered: 44,066
Active: 45,686
Kazakhstan 93,820
Cases: 93,820
Deaths: 1,058
Recovered: 65,132
Active: 27,630
Ecuador 87,041
Cases: 87,041
Deaths: 5,767
Recovered: 59,344
Active: 21,930
China 84,464
Cases: 84,464
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 79,030
Active: 800
Bolivia 81,846
Cases: 81,846
Deaths: 3,228
Recovered: 24,510
Active: 54,108