Monday, October 25, 2021

Examining The Flexible FOREX Policy Of CBN

International rating agency, Fitch, in a report issued recently noted that the backlog of unmet dollar demand has built up and any inability to...
Buhari to address economic hardship

How Nigerians Fared In The Last One Year

Most Nigerians saw the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari after the 2015 presidential elections as the coming of a Messiah. Before the elections, so...

Imperatives Of Home Grown School Feeding Programme

Just like in Kaduna and Osun States, the Federal Government has begun its very ambitious moves to implement one of its five promised Social...

The Growing Insurance Fraud In Nigerian

The Nigerian insurance sector is said to be faltering due to lack of attention and development of the sector. The sector is said to...
Godwin Emefiele CBN Governor

Cautious Optimism As New FOREX Regime Begins

The new foreign exchange policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) which took effect from last month generated ripples among the stakeholders with...

Delivering On The 2016 Budget Through Effective Tracking And Implementation

When President Muhammadu Buhari on May 6th signed the 2016 appropriation bill into law, it doused tensions and raised the expectations of most Nigerians...

Myths, Realities Of Subsidy Removal

It is no longer news that the controversial fuel subsidy on petrol has been removed leading to the increase in price of the product...

Resuscitating Ajaokuta Steel Coy: Ukraine’s $1bn Lifeline

Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said that Nigeria is aiming to hand over the $4.5 billion Ajaokuta Steel Complex to...

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...

‘Nigeria imported 6bn litres of petrol in 2015’

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) imported 6.2bn litres of premium motor spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol, last year to remain one of...

Heavy Job Losses As Naira Plummet

In the last few years, several thriving online retail stores has surfaced in the Nigerian space with Konga.com easily recognised as the largest. It...

NDIC’S Assisted NIPSS Research Building Commissioned

A magnificent Directorate of Research building complex that was donated by the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) to the National Institute for Policy and...

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...

Reducing Unemployment Through The Back Door

Being employed not only drives the industrial force of a nation, it also helps individuals gain a sense of pride and duty in their...

Underdevelopment: Can Buhari Win?

For Decades, Nigeria has lagged behind its peers. For instance, although Abuja is touted as the fastest growing capital in the world, the growth...

119m Nigerians With No Toilet Facilities

A recent report by UNICEF raised the alarm that poor hygiene and entrenched culture of open defecation among millions around the world would continue...

TI Lambasts OECD For Paying Lip Service To Bribery Treaty

Once again, Transparency International (TI) has called on governments to crack down on foreign bribery in order to keep global trade fair. In its...

New Hunger Index Shows Nigerians Are ‘Seriously’ Hungry

Everyone was always hungry. The poorer you were, the hungrier you were, and with the hunger came weakness and irritability. It became difficult to...

‘Megachurches’ As Hidden Pillar Of Nigeria’s Economy

By Tim Cocks OTA Nigeria (Reuters) - When a guesthouse belonging to one of Nigeria's leading Christian pastors collapsed last month, killing 115 mostly South...

NERC Fights Proposed Rival

Still battling to convince Nigerians that it was not unduly favouring market operators against customers, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is again battling to...