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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...

Cleaning the MDAs through Forensic auditing

The Federal Government has ordered all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to prepare an inventory of all fixed assets held as at 31st December...

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...

Can The Economic Recovery Plan Succeed?

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Budget and National Planning is currently in the process of developing a National Economic Recovery and Growth...

Repositioning Federal Treasury Academy for Excellence

For several decades ago, government-owned organisations have earned a reputation for poor performance, because of the way and manner which they were being managed....

N377bn Indebtedness: Succour for Etisalat

Telecommunications, which is a key component of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), is currently driving economies globally, owing to its huge potentials. But one of...

Spraying/Hawking Naira Is Destroying Our Economy

The currency of any country is a source of pride to its citizens. That explains why every country frowns at any form of abuse...

Thai Citizens Make a Bid for Peace

By Ibrahim Sheme A watershed event that promises to lead to the cessation of sectarian violence in Thailand took place recently. It took place on...

$500m Eurobond: For Whose Benefit?

The Finance Minister, Olusegun Aganga and his entourage have planned roadshows traversing markets in Europe and the United States to promote Nigeria’s credit worthiness...

Mailafia: Why Plying This Inglorious Path?

When people, Nigerians look up to for information and economic direction takes to the gallery to deliberately misinform and peddle unverifiable statistics for their...

MacArthur Foundation Targets Eight Projects For $100m

The MacArthur Foundation, known for bestowing its annual “genius” grants on artists, actors and other creative people, has announced the eight semifinalists in a...
FG

No Tax Increase for Now- FG

Minister of budget and national planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma  has said the Federal Government  does not have any intention of increasing taxes, but...

Nigeria Amidst Impending Food Shortage

The incessant warnings about the possibility of Nigeria facing famine in the nearest future may have been taken with a pinch of salt by...

Can 2017 Budget End Recession?

The presidential prophecy on ending current economic recession before this year ends is quite reassuring. However, some antitheses have been put forward by Nigerians...

Self-Censorship and Security Reports

Self-censorship by the media is a moral act of repressing, limiting, holding back or classifying information from public disclosure through mutual understanding. In most...

Momodu Joof: Redefining Insurance in Nigeria

Many economies have realized that conventional financing system could not withstand novel crisis which sprouts with multifarious symptoms. Free-interest financing concept has became a...

The Presidency: Osinbajo and Unquestionable Loyalty

In September 2008, about 9 years ago, this writer published an article title “If Yar’Adua Doesn’t Die!” (http://yashuaib.com/politics/if-president-yaradua-doesnt-die/). It was a response to strong...

Rann Airstrike and Humanitarian Efforts

All through history, people have been displaced as a result of war, famine, earthquake, flood and other natural disasters. Instinctively, victims of such happenstance...

NCC, Danbatta and Public Intellectualism

Distinct commonalities often stand out in bold relief about most academics and intellectual heavyweights who find themselves in public service. They are usually transformational,...

Support for Insurgents is a Crime Against Humanity- Gov Shettima

Being text of video address by Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on the renewed attack by Boko Haram, calling for more vigilance In recent...

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