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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Churches and Mosques Should Pay Taxes

  A look at the statement credited to the Executive Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mrs. Ifueko Omogui-Okauru may appear shocking to...

Deregulating Robbery in Nigeria

Against all opposition, the Yar’Adua government has again come out boldly to announce total deregulation of fuel come November 1, this year. This...

Understanding Monetary Policy

It has being argued that in any operating system, there must have been some beneath subsystems. Considering the operation of motor...

The Making of Ideal Economic Policies

    The model economic strategy, both for today and tomorrow, is very simple. Government should protect and defend against domestic and foreign aggression...

The Putrid Mess Also in CBN

The object of the earlier articles in this series is to show that the Central Bank’s (CBN) condemnation and indictment of banks is...

Still on Early Warning Alert System in Nigeria

 Advancement in technology has eased the tasks of meteorologists in providing near accurate predictions on weather conditions and environmental changes in given societies. The...

District 9 and the Can of Wild Paradox

The multidimensional and controversial movie, District 9, constitutes a paradox of unending and quizzical interpretations which could pass for a documentary packaged...

Nigeria: Time to Check to the Drift

 The threshold to nation building does not lie in the hands of the leaders alone, but rather, characterized by the noble interest of its...

Golden Casket: Between Gani Fawehinmi and Michael Jackson

  Gani in Golden Casket! I still wonder.  Every living being animal must taste death. It is the ultimate end to...

Archetypal Resurgence: The Lamido Sanusi Revolution

The global picture is what Nigerians should consider in the face of the ongoing bank shake-up. There is a need for caution...

Banks and Money Laundering

This article, “Banks and Money Laundering”, exposes the conscious complicity of our banks in the unpatriotic and economically destructive and possibly criminal involvement in...

NASENI: Striving to End Nigeria’s Reliance on Foreign Goods

An unenviable, if not notorious, trait that runs through our social fabric is the inexplicable and insatiable appetite for foreign goods and services....

Nigeria's Macroeconomic Framework for an Independent Economic Recovery

 The prospects of Nigeria’s 49 years of economic independence and strategies for charting a way forward for the future lies within the fable or...

When Sony Undermines Campaigns of Akunyili And Aondokaa

 The level of corruption and fraud in Nigeria has reached a super-alarming-proportion. It would soon become a standard for measuring the level of fraud...

NIGERIA@49: Tracing the economic Interventions

Every October 1st  Nigeria marks its anniversary of its independence. It would therefore be 49 years of liberty from its colonial master that had...

Oronsaye’s Civil Service reform: Another Option

IT is said that in every action, there is always an opposite reaction. This may be why the recent circular by the Head of...

New Policy in the Civil Service: Hypocrisy at Work?

The new policy in the Federal Civil Service that prescribes renewable four-year tenure for permanent secretaries and a maximum of eight years for directors...

Africa's Foreign Reserves: In Reserve For Who?

At the end of 2008, sub- Saharan Africa’s total foreign exchange reserves stood at $460bn. A country like Nigeria presently has sufficient foreign reserves...