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Naira Dollar

Forex Crashing: Matters Arising

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has reaffirm its determination to sustain the resurgence of the Naira via continuous provision of foreign exchange to ensure...

Implications of Paris-Club Loan Refund

Nigerians are worried over lack of frugality and sense of imprudence demonstrated by a good number of the state governors in utilization of the...

Oyo-Ita: Delivering A 3-Year Strategic Plan For The Federal Civil Service

Recently, the Federal Government for the first time unveiled a rare programme aimed at consolidating the Federal Civil Service. It is the three-year Strategic...
Ahmed Idris AGF

FG, States, LGs Share N429bn in March 2017

A total of N429.127 billion has been distributed as federal allocation for the month of February 2017 to federal government, state governments and local...

Oil Exploration in the North: Matters Arising

At the start of 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari gave orders to the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru,...

Cleaning the MDAs through Forensic auditing

The Federal Government has ordered all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to prepare an inventory of all fixed assets held as at 31st December...

Thai Citizens Make a Bid for Peace

By Ibrahim Sheme A watershed event that promises to lead to the cessation of sectarian violence in Thailand took place recently. It took place on...

Nigeria Amidst Impending Food Shortage

The incessant warnings about the possibility of Nigeria facing famine in the nearest future may have been taken with a pinch of salt by...

Can 2017 Budget End Recession?

The presidential prophecy on ending current economic recession before this year ends is quite reassuring. However, some antitheses have been put forward by Nigerians...

Rann Airstrike and Humanitarian Efforts

All through history, people have been displaced as a result of war, famine, earthquake, flood and other natural disasters. Instinctively, victims of such happenstance...
NNPC

NNPC Refinery Loses 2billion Naira to Illegal Tappers

The Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (KRPC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), loses an average of 2.2 billion naira...

Reforming the Nigerian Tax System

In developed and emerging economies of the world, taxation remains a veritable source of revenue for government to put in place necessary infrastructure and...

Dealing with the Menace of Sub-standard Tyres in Nigeria

All over the world, roads are prime infrastructural contributors to micro and macro-economic development of any nation. As a matter of fact, it is...

Nigeria’s Unending Power Conundrum

Right from Faggae local government in Kano state to Kaduna North, Zaria local government in Kaduna, to many local governments in Lagos state and...

DANA Airlines Provides 50% Discount for MDAs

The Federal Government has signed an Agreement with Dana Airlines to give 50 per cent discount on official air travel tickets to Federal Ministries,...

N5,000 Social Intervention, Matters Arising

As part of the Social Investment Programmes (SIP) promised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led government to cushion the high level of poverty...

Abuja Airport Closure and its Implications

The recent announcement by the minister of state for aviation, Hadi Sirika that the Nnamdi Azikiwe airpot will be closed for six weeks has...
Agriculture

Examining Buhari’s Agriculture Policy

Agriculture is the mainstay of mankind, therefore wise nations all over the globe give it a priority by developing and exploiting this sector for...

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...
Buhari Osinajo

Economy: Are We On The Right Track?

There is no doubt that the last one year has been tough economically in Nigeria due to the dwindling economy triggered by hyperinflation, rising...

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