Friday, October 22, 2021

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 Towers

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...
President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo

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...
telecom

What Next after Suspending Hike in Data tariff?

As the Nigerian populace continue to groan under excruciating economic conditions and the heavy burden of high rate of inflation and cost of living...

Maximizing Renewable Energy in the Power Sector

Nigeria is endowed with oil and natural resources but the country cannot be said to have ever had adequate supply of electricity in the...

Tackling the Menace of Housing Deficit

Nigeria has over 17 million housing deficits and the Federal Government is exploring ways to tackle them fast. To meet this demand, the housing...

Recession: Manufacturers Still Worried Over 14% MPR

Several attempts at salvaging the moribund economy by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) though its Monetary Policy interventions have proved counter-intuitive as manufacturers in...

Inflation Remains Unstoppable

As we browse towards the end of the year 2016, many Nigerians are not happy that the Federal Government’s promise of short term target...