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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Why Is Jonathan Always Apologising to Obasanjo?

No matter your station in life, you should apologise for your egregious errors. Personally, I like apologies –especially if they are the meaningful, cleansing...

What Is The Dollar Exchange Rate?

The CBN recently restricted direct sales of its official dollar reserves to some sectors of the economy; consequently, the importation of electronics, information technology,...

Nigeria: Reeling In the Web Of Resource Curse?

Without any doubt, the prevailing crash in the price of crude oil in the international oil market is taking a huge toll on oil...

How Austerity Measure Will Impact Nigerians

The devaluation of naira occasioned by the fall of crude oil price at the international market has turned to a thorn, not only in...

Nigerian Economy: Always Back To Square One

By Moshood Isah Federal government has finally decided to introduce some austerity measures despite its recent claim that the drastic drop in global oil prices...

Is US Manipulating Oil Price Movement?

The recent drop in oil prices could be due to more than just lower demand, according to some analysts, who have suggested that the...

AJAOKUTA: Breakthrough At Last?

"You mean the iron rods used in construction are imported??" What happened to the Ajaokuta steel mill? He asked. "Dead," I responded. The propelling factor...

Eastern Railway Line Could Create 1, 600 Jobs

At the flag-off of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme’s (SURE-P) Technical Vocational Education and Training Project (TVET) for the newly recruited staff of...

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...

Too much talk about dollar certificates?

The regular readers of “Economic Renaissance” will already be very familiar with our strident unceasing advocacy that a simple reform of our payments system...

Furore Over Plans To Sell Refineries In 2014

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) is currently threatening fire over announcements that the Federal Government will sell off four oil...