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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Celebrating My Birthday ‘Alone’ in the Modern Era!

For quite sometime now, I have been on something of an extended ‘sabbatical’ period since leaving my last paid job all those several months ago.

Inflationary rate: Nigeria’s Rising Misery Index

Currently, the inflationary rate has been 16.5 percent since June 2016, unemployment stood at 12.1 percent in March, 2016, with underemployment also being 19.1...
Buhari to address economic hardship

Don’t sell our assets, Tanko Yakasai, Aremu tell FG

A former political adviser to ex-President Shehu Shagari, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai and founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum has said that the proposal to...

PDP And the Deceptive Crowd-Pulling Rally in Gombe

PDP And the Deceptive Crowd-Pulling Rally in Gombe By Abubakar Aliyu Gombe If there are words to describe the recently held Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) North-East...
SEC

Revisiting the SEC-Oando Plc Raging Controversies

Revisiting the SEC-Oando Plc Raging Controversies By Joshua Afolabi People who are dishonest, or rash, or stupid will inevitably suffer the penalties of dishonesty, or rashness,...

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...

NIGERIA SET TO HAVE A BUMPER HARVEST

NIGERIA SET TO HAVE A BUMPER HARVEST By Salisu Na’inna Dambatta The pace and volume of the rains this wet season favour all the crops under...

Fayose, Ubah and The Naira by Azu Ishiekwene

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, who has made an impressive career of finding fault with President Muhammadu Buhari, however genuine or foolish, has been...

How Emefiele’s Warning To Banks Is Curbing Money Politics And Helping The Naira

How Emefiele’s Warning To Banks Is Curbing Money Politics And Helping The Naira This is indeed an interesting time in Nigeria political landscape, though not...
Kemi Adeosun Finance Minister

Between Nigerian Economy and Progressive Economic Policy

The Nigerian economy has been plagued with several challenges over the years. In spite of many, and frequently changing, fiscal, monetary and other macro-economic...

Would President Buhari Break The Jinx On Emefiele?

Would President Buhari Break The Jinx On Emefiele? Some few weeks ago, the social media was awashed with the news of the reported impending disengagement...

Don Waney: Still Too Early To Celebrate

Don Waney: Still Too Early To Celebrate Walter Duru, Ph.D One of the biggest stories about the Niger Delta region of Nigeria today is the killing of...

Economic Recession: Between Despair and Optimism

For better, for worse, we are in interesting (economic) times in Nigeria! Since the published Quarterly macroeconomic Accounts (QNA) of National Bureau of Statistics...

AAMEI: Keeping Nature Alive

AAMEI: Keeping Nature Alive By Abdulsalam Mahmud The environment is a picturesque and serene habitat created for human and animal dwelling. It is an abode where...

Security breaches at our airports

Before I begin this week’s commentary, please permit a slight detour. The United States, Britain and France have been a huge disappointment when it...

Nigeria-China Currency Swap: Any Fears?

Nigeria-China Currency Swap: Any Fears? By Rahma Oladosu   Recently Nigeria and China signed a bilateral agreement to operate a three-year currency-swap deal. The development is aimed...

Promoting Accountability In Public Finance

Promoting Accountability In Public Finance   President Muhammadu Buhari, on the 19th of June, 2019, made his first political appointment after being sworn in as the...

Tackling the plight of Niger Delta Region

Tackling the plight of Niger Delta Region By Grace Omowumi Semudara Niger Delta, as a geographical entity, her folks and the enormous gift of nature (crude...

Buhari And 500 Naira “Congo” Of Rice by Remi Oyeyemi

If the purpose of government is to ease the lives of the people, then it is time for President Muhammadu Buhari to really sit...

Economic Consequences of War Against Corruption

Recently, at a world economic forum, WEF event, US Secretary of State, John Kerry told his audience how Nigerian military generals shared amongst themselves...