Tag: Economics

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EditorNovember 22, 2017

The Film Blog: Ndani’s ‘Analyse This’ takes on the business of movie making

Ndani’s ‘Analyse This’ has had a spectacular season. They changed hosts, bringing on Honey Ogundeyi who does a stellar job ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 31, 2017

Victor Asemota: The problem with addiction to poverty

by Victor Asemota   #BIGGEN #SmallGen   Low Expectations I was in Nigeria last week and I was alarmed at ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 14, 2017

“They want to cripple my state…” | Gov. Fayose cries out

Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose Tuesday accused the Federal Government of planning to cripple the state. The governor, stated this ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 1, 2017

Tunde Leye: Why Nigerians don’t have work

by Tunde Leye   One of the critical things we clamour for when foreign contractors win contracts or foreign countries ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Opinion: The cost of doing business in Nigeria — Hotels edition

by Anonymous Hotels get a bad reputation in Nigeria. It is easy to understand why. In a society were corruption ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: This administration has a clear Northern agenda

by Cheta Nwanze A new pipeline is in the offing, from Port Harcourt to Kano. Then three new power plants. ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 23, 2016

The Thread: Are you an entrepreneur? Here’s how to survive in a recession

The Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Comrade Air, Mr. Umar I Mohammed has some advice for entrepreneurs. See tweets ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2016

Manasseh Egedegbe: Can improved oil production lift us out of recession?

by Manasseh Egedegbe I don’t like assumptions, but when you don’t have enough data, and when you also have no ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 23, 2016

‘I did not protest against subsidy removal in 2012’ | Pastor Tunde Bakare has a story to tell you

The General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly and close ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has fautted ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 10, 2016

Opinion: The economics of Sokoto’s 1,000 new millionaires

In December last year, Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, announced the release of N2.6billion for the payment of backlog ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 8, 2016

Sanusi faults Buhari, CBN economic policy, says corruption is being encouraged (READ)

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, who is also the immediate past governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has ...

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Mallam YeroJuly 21, 2015

“Belle” politics and the economics of poverty

I once promised to do a post about why Governors like Fayose and co would always govern poor people. This ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2015

Must Reads: How Blair colluded with Gaddafi regime in secret, Discuss: Tim Cook is a way better CEO than Steve Jobs was + more

gaRevealed: How Blair colluded with Gaddafi regime in secret. The Guardian To fall in love with anyone, do this. NYTimes ...

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May 10, 2014

Chuba Ezekwesili: ‘Na wash’ – The economics of flattery

by Chuba Ezekwesili     That right there is the story of Nigeria. A country where the bitter truth is ...

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January 22, 2014

Opinion: How Nigeria’s MINT dream can become reality

by Uzoma Elenwoke If Nigeria gets our economy right, underdevelopment, corruption and political unrest will be a thing of the ...

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December 26, 2013

Meet the 21-year-old who failed WAEC but is best graduating student with 4.91 GPA (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Look at that. The best graduating student of Crawford University, Igbesa in Ogun has shared his victory. ...

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November 24, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Where exactly is Africa going?

by Simon Kolawole Senator Abdul Ningi recently raised the alarm that N500 billion was missing from the SURE-P funds. Was ...

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August 16, 2013

Opinion: What Jargons- Common sense Economics and sensible Politics

by Adisa Adeleye If we can manage the domestic economy properly and efficiently, the external sector will gradually assume less ...

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August 2, 2013

Opinion: Transformation Agenda – We have so far failed in politics and economics

by Adisa Adeleye A glaring weakness of the economic transformation programme is its stubborn reliance on paper growth based on ...

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May 9, 2013

Chuba Ezekwesili: The cobra effect – How we are making violence attractive in Nigeria

by Chuba Ezekwesili Imagine your neighbor’s son now drives a new Honda car, courtesy of amnesty, while your son’s straining ...

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April 22, 2013

Opinion: The economics of Shoprite in Abia

by Vincent Amolo In an era of more sophisticated Nigerian consumers, the development also comes as a relief to residents ...

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December 18, 2012

5 business lessons from Sunil Bharti Mittal, the man behind Airtel

Bharti Airtel is now the third biggest mobile network operator in the world As Airtel grows from strength to strength ...

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July 12, 2012

FG’s spending on wages quadruples – Okonjo-Iweala shares her worries… again

by Adeniyi Abdul Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has once again decried the ...

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June 21, 2012

Scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours: Brazillian president to lead trade delegation to Nigeria

by Tolu Orekoya The presidential meeting between Goodluck Jonathan and Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff bore tentative fruit as Rousseff agreed to visit Nigeria ...

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May 19, 2012

Welcome the ghostbusters: New payroll system reveals N14billion paid to ghost workers

by Lekan Olanrewaju In a bit of an ironic twist – it has been revealed that the government, which recently faced ...

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