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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Takaful Insurance: Underwriting with Solidarity- By Yusuf An-Nuphawi

According to the continental insurance survey by the Africa Insurance Barometer, 2017 edition, a publication of the African Insurance Organisation (AIO), Africa’s insurance penetration...

Tackling Drug Abuse In Northern Nigeria- By Fatima Labo

The Wife of Nigeria’s President, Aisha Buhari, recently raised an alarm early in the year when she visited Kano State. She said Northern youth,...

How I want the North to restructure- By Yakubu Musa

“ Take my assets, leave my people, and in five years I’ll have it back”--- Alfred Sloan I like starting with a caveat emptor: What...
NASS President Bukola Saraki

Bukola Saraki: Between CCT and EFCC- By Yushau A. Shuaib

“I swear by the Almighty Allah to do justice. We are all human beings and not God, we must be fair and just," –...

Assessing Nigeria’s Membership Of Islamic Development Bank

Elementary concept in Islamic Banking dates back to the mid-1940s. Comprehensive details appeared in the late 1960’s. The first experiment was set up undercover...

Anti-Corruption War: Whistleblowers in Danger- By Godwin Onyeacholem

When the whistleblower policy was unveiled last December by the Muhammadu Buhari administration, it was roundly hailed by the populace as a long-awaited and...

The ‘Kaduna Declaration’: Of Ultimatums and Counter Ultimatums – By Abdullahi Usman

“In times like these, it’s helpful to remember that there have always been times like these.” - Paul Harvey Aurandt Over the course of the...
NASS President Bukola Saraki

Saraki Trial: A Product of Anger Taking too Far- By Labaran Saleh

Saraki Trial: A Product of Anger Taking too Far- By Labaran Saleh Perhaps the biggest wrong step of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) at...
CBN Governor

Godwin Emefiele: Three Years of Impressive Scorecard

Mr. Godwin Emefiele marked three years in office on June 3rd, 2017, as the helmsman of the nation’s apex bank. Prior to his appointment,...
leadership

Still on Alleged Disparity in 2015 Kano Elections Result- An Insider’s Account

The much anticipated launch of one of the first in the series of publications on the 2015 general elections titled, “Against the Run of...

Hepatitis B: The Silent Killer

For once I had a lovely friend called Bintu Hassan. That was during my primary school years. We were always together outside classes. People...

Still On N500bn Paris Club Refund

In line with the federal government’s mission to reflate economic activities in the country, the Federal Government had earlier disbursed a special intervention fund...
NEXIM MD Bashir Wali

Post-recession Nigerian Economy and Export Diversification

Pull quote: Neither government agencies nor private sector businesses can do enough in supporting the agenda for diversifying the sources of foreign exchange earnings...

Averting Pervasive Insurgency

With the complexity of global security threats and the intensity of intra-state conflicts in the West African region, it has become imperative for the...
Buhari Osinajo

Welcoming Buhari’s Economic Recovery Plan

With a month to the two years anniversary of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, ERGP,...

Nigeria’s Economic Outlook In 2017

Nigeria’s recovery in 2017 is currently premised on luck, cyclical upturn, rather than hard work, countercyclical policies or economic reforms. Assuring the sustenance of...
CBN Governor

CBN’s Complicity in Naira Crash

LCCI blames CBN over depreciating Naira" was a title on pg 17 of the Guardian of 19/1/2009, in which, Otunba Onafowokan, the chairman, Lagos...

General Enenche: An Engineer in PR Turf? Haba

The founding fathers of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) fought for the enactment of Decree No. 16 of 1990 (now an Act...
dollars

Eurobond: Re-lending withheld FAAC dollars to Fed Govt?

It is an open secret that Nigerian’s economy is being systematically and deliberately raped as often canvassed in this column. What is obvious is...

Revisiting the Takeover of Arik by AMCON

The crisis in Nigerian aviation industry reminds one of the global aviation crisis of 2008 when airlines were grounded due to economic recession. As...

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