Agboola Gambari’s Burning Grass By Lasisi Olagunju 

“What should Nigeria expect from you as Chief of Staff?” “I don’t report directly to the nation; I report to the president.” “What should he (the president) expect from you? What can you assure him?” “I think you should ask the president. I give him my loyalty, competence and support.” “What will be your guiding […]

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COVID-19: ECONOMIC DANGER LOOMS OVER NIGERIA …. By Patrick O. Okigbo III

 If you are a state governor in Nigeria and you are not already working round the clock, night and day, you are playing with fire. Red-hot, napalm FIRE! Here is your reality. Bonny Light (Nigeria’s crude oil) is trading at about $11. This is half the cost of producing the barrel. Even at that price, […]

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CORONAVIRUS: Economy in Topsy-turvydom by Marcel Okeke

  Without any equivocation, the covid-19 that is practically ravaging the entire world, has pushed the global economy into topsy-turvydom. Every projection or estimation has been messed up; the only certainty now is uncertainty. Coronavirus (covid-19) which started in a Chinese city (Wuhan) in the last days in 2019, is now overwhelming the scientific and […]

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Covid-19 May Threaten Workers Salaries Nationwide – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that unless urgent steps are taken to check the effects of Coronavirus disease also known as Covid-19, many states in the country may not be able to pay salaries of workers. He asked Nigerians to brace up for the multiplier effects of the disease that could affect […]

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Sixteen Ways New Finance Bill Will Affect You and Your Business

The finance bill signed by President Muhammadu Buhari will affect Nigeria’s economic space in more ways than one. The bill amends 80 provisions across the companies income tax, petroleum profits tax, personal income tax, value-added tax, customs and excise duties, capital gains tax and stamp duties. The bill, which was signed into law on Monday, […]

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Frightening! Nigeria borrowed in three years more than it borrowed in 30 years previously – Prof. Anya

At current levels of over N25 trillion, it means that Nigeria has borrowed in three years more than it borrowed in 30 years previously, and the country to remain peaceful and get the economy working better, it must return to the basics of federalism, as the foundation of her national enterprise. A former Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria […]

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Nigerian Banks, Western Union and the $26bn Diaspora Remittance By Chief Anthony Ani

“RE: $26BN DIASPORA REMITTANCES: WHERE ARE THE  DOLLARS?” The above question was posed in an article in The PUNCH newspaper edition of September 9, 2019, by columnist Henry Boyo. I have been a daily reader of The PUNCH for the past 10 years and I have not yet, read any comments from anyone on this […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, September 9, 2019

 AUTHORITY NCC spends over N252m on researches ‘ Danbatta 83m litres of aviation fuel available in stock, PPPRA assures airlines FG, NIMMME to partner in manpower training CBN boosts retail market with $321m,33.3m Minister to parley with CBN on MSMEs PPPRA donates vehicles to police, others LG: Enriching consumer kitchen Experience with new gas cooking […]

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