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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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.

The Turkey Coup: Erdogan’s Return of Bruce Lee!’

As the Turkish authorities going berserk in continuing search for anyone with possible ties to the exiled cleric Gülen, the country may be witnessing its own version of "Enter the Dragon!"
Polio Free Nigeria

As Nigeria Wins Fight Against Polio

Today, Nigeria is marking a major milestone in the polio eradication effort: two years without a single new case of wild polio. This success...

Film Village: Between Kannywood and the Film-Haram Advocates

The Hausa film industry, popularly known as Kannywood, is one of the major youth employer in northern Nigeria. From the moment a writer puts...

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...

Consolidating The Anchor Borrowers Program

President Muhammadu Buhari recently launched the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) initiated Anchor Borrowers' Programme (ABP), expressing high hopes that the scheme would lift...

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...

The Many Gains Of TSA And Opportunities For Banking Sector

It was in June 2013 at an interview after a Monetary Policy Committee meeting, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Emir of Kano and the...

Retrenchment In Banks: Is It Really Necessary Now?

As some banks in the country embark on shedding of their staff weight (of which many more are expected in the coming weeks), the...

Amaechi – Kachikwu: Between A Fighter And A Manager

While crisis management and reputation management are public relations functions, conflict management is another process of limiting the negative aspects of conflicts while increasing...

Buhari and the Murtala Mythology- Moses Ochonu

President Muhammadu Buhari is clearly in over his head when it comes to managing the economy and people of a complex country like Nigeria. The...

Economy: Buhari and Hailing-Hailers 

President Buhari should lament less over the past and courageously move the nation forward like former President Obasanjo did in 1999.

​North East Humanitarian Challenges: Matters arising

NEMA, IDPs, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe
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This Devaluation ‘Be Like’ 419!

The “419”, otherwise known as advance fee fraud, scam is well-known in Nigeria for boasting empty promises of stupendous returns which induce victims to...

Illegalities of Freezing of Gov. Fayose’s Bank Account- Ajulo

I received with shock the news report that EFCC has frozen the personal bank account of Ayodele Fayose the Governor of Ekiti State. This indeed...
President Muhammadu Buhari

With This Anti-graft Fight, Can Nigerians See A Better Tomorrow?

The issue of corruption in Nigeria is no longer news to anybody in the global community. As matter of fact, even unborn babies are...
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Darkness Looms As Militant Attacks Cut Power

Nigerians may have to get used to living in the dark Unless President Muhammadu Buhari, 73, can subdue armed militants attacking gas facilities that supply...
Buhari to address economic hardship

The Truth No One Tells President Buhari

On Friday, May 20th, 2016, Dr. Yemi Kale, the Statistician General of the Federation and head of the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS), revealed...

Nine Key Milestones In President Buhari’s First Year

Twelve months ago, President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He...

General Buratai: An Encounter with Soldiers’ Soldier

On December 12, 2015, my phone displayed missed calls from the Army Spokesperson, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman. Such missed calls from security spokespersons, can...