Tag: economy

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tosin adesinaMarch 29, 2018

Buhari is visiting Lagos and Ambode is ready to ruin the economy to impress him

Barring any change of plans, three things will happen today, March 29 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Lagos, there ...

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EzinneDecember 11, 2017

The Thread: Buhari should stop telling Nigerians to go back to the farm. Here is why

We keep hearing from our leaders that Agriculture is the new Nigerian oil and so Nigerians should diversify to farming.  ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 24, 2017

FG restates resolve to diversify the economy through culture, tourism

The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has restated the Federal Government’s resolve to diversify the economy ...

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AzeezNovember 24, 2017

Our economic issues caused by briefcase billionaires – Emir Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Thursday said the growth and development of the country is being hindered by the ...

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AzeezNovember 15, 2017

FG to pay economic consultant N458m to conduct research

The Federal Government is making plans to hire a consultant to conduct a study that will aid the implementation of ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 8, 2017

The Explainer: Understanding the numbers, ambitions and apathies of the 2018 Consolidation Budget

by Alexander O. Onukwue   The Appropriation Bill for the 2018 fiscal year was presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to ...

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AzeezNovember 6, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: FG suspends Buhari’s aide Obono-Obla until further notice | Paris Club refund: Three more governors indicted | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Nigerians will soon get a new lease of life – Lai Mohammed ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2017

“Why should Buhari overlook such immense revenue drain simply because of Atiku? | 7 things we learned from Ashton Dagana’s no-nonsense article

Shortly after Mama Taraba openly declared her support for Atiku come 2019, the business mogul and former Vice President confessed ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

Opinion: This is why Igbos cannot leave Nigeria

by Opeoluwa Dapo – Thomas In light of the tensions growing in the land, I had to cut my sabbatical ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2017

Opinion: Ajaokuta Steel and Nigeria’s industrialization dream

by Michael Jegede After Nigeria’s attainment of independence in 1960, we have had various industrial and economic development plans, designed ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2017

Opinion: Osun 2018 and Aregbosola’s landmines

by Ibrahim Sarafa Expectedly, the race for the top seat in Osun state, come 2018, is gaining gradual momentum. The ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2017

Opinion: Ibe Kachikwu’s NNPC scandal proves Abami Eda truly lives on

by Anthony Ademiluyi The Afrobeat Maestro, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was synonymous with the fight against the hydra-headed monster of corruption using ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2017

Opinion: The wonders of the Nigerian Sukuk

by Tobi Sonubi The Month of September saw Nigeria float a seven-year bond based on the Islamic principles of “no ...

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AzeezSeptember 29, 2017

Despite exit from recession, Nigeria’s economy still vulnerable – FG

The Federal Government has said Nigeria’s economy is still vulnerable to shock, despite recently coming out of recession. Minister of ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 23, 2017

Saatah Nubari: Whether or not you read this, you still owe 102,000 naira

by Saatah Nubari It was Fela Kuti that said, “Trouble sleep, Yanga go wake am.” Wise words from a decent ...

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EzinneSeptember 16, 2017

The Thread: This is why Nigeria is still poor

In the ranking of nations, Nigeria has not been able to scale its third-world status, particularly economically. Poverty continues to ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 15, 2017

Opinion: These are the answers to Nigeria’s problems

by Kingsley Moghalu   Can our politicians save Nigeria? Let’s get real. The answer is “No”. They can’t. Certainly not ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 13, 2017

Gbenga Odunsi: FCT civil servants reject NBS report on recession

By Gbenga Odunsi   For days, Gbenga Odunsi, a journalist, toured five of the federal ministries in Abuja, spending time ...

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EzinneSeptember 5, 2017

The Thread: This is what the NBS means when it says Nigeria is out of recession

Judging from the responses that came through on Twitter NG, following Dr Yemi Kale’s thread showing the numbers which prove ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

What’s the ‘recession cost’ of the ASUU strike?

by Alexander O. Onukwue It is, without a doubt, good to announce repeatedly and be happy for the exit from ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

GDP: what can be done to make Agriculture contribute more?

by Alexander O.Onukwue Agriculture was third in terms of sector contributions to the GDP according to the NBS number published ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

Out of recession, now give us more change

by Alexander O. Onukwue The numbers have shown that Nigeria is no longer in recession, but as many analysts are ...

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EzinneSeptember 5, 2017

The Thread: Nigeria is officially out of recession. Here are the stats to prove it

It has been announced that Nigeria is technically out of recession. But as the reactions to the numbers below show, ...

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AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

We are delighted Nigeria’s economy is out of recession – Senate

The Senate has expressed delight at the news report that Nigeria’s economy is officially out of recession. In a statement ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

Out of recession but still hostage to oil

by Alexander O. Onukwue From the figures published on Nigeria’s GDP by the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics, the oil sector ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 4, 2017

Albert Akanbi: Time for Nigeria to end sponsorship of pilgrimages

by Albert Afeso Akanbi On July 30, vice president Yemi Osibanjo oversaw the official flag-off of the ceremony marking the ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 1, 2017

Opinion: Mr President, the Chinese are playing you for a fool

by James Inedu George Nigeria has earmarked $5.8 billion for the construction of some dams up north. Finally, there will ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 1, 2017

Opinion: Reforming PENCOM through smart leadership

by  Lanre Ogundimu The drive to sanitize Nigeria’s pension sector will appear to be an unending venture. In fact, it ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Opinion: This is the best way to do business now

by Oluwafemi Oyefeso   In recent times the number of touch points which a customer can contact an organization through ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 22, 2017

Opinion: Tackling the menace of unemploment in Nigeria

by Gideon Arinze   The persistent quest for white collar jobs has turned the minds of many graduates away from ...

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