Tag: economy

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Op-ed EditorAugust 21, 2017

Opinion: This is why Stomach Infrastructure should be adopted by all Nigerian states

by Tunji Light Ariyomo   The type of stomach infrastructure (bribe for vote patronage) being promoted by Nigerian politicians is ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

Stop negating the wish of the people | Southern Monarchs tell Sultan

Some traditional rulers in the southern part of Nigeria, according to Punch, have disagreed with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji ...

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AzeezAugust 3, 2017

We are already moving out of recession – Udoma

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma has said the country is already moving out of economic ...

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EzinneAugust 3, 2017

The Thread: “Read them the Riot Act” | Twitter NG gives Acting President Osinbajo his marching orders

This is Prof Yemi Osinbajo’s second stint as Acting President. The first time, he held the office for a period ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 28, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria is a country on fire

by Tayo Okanlawon Analysis upon analysis, the numerous questions of ‘why’ all bear one answer. Behind our political pillars are ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 18, 2017

Opinion: Osun, UNICEF and social protection

by Abiodun KOMOLAFE Conscious of the State of Osun’s leading roles in the enhancement of livelihoods and a life of ...

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EzinneJuly 13, 2017

“Nigeria has let a crisis go to waste” | 5 things we learned from this brutal Financial Times article

Sometime in February this year, David Pilling, the Africa Editor of Financial Times took President Buhari to the cleaners with ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 8, 2017

Dele Momodu: A special evening with the Acting President

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I had the rare honour of sitting and chatting with our Acting President, Professor Yemi ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 27, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria is dissoluble!

by Bayo Oluwasanmi   Last week, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo met with governors at the Presidential Banquet in Abuja. Obviously, the ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 24, 2017

Manasseh Egedegbe: We need more motherf_kers in Nigeria

by Manasseh Egedegbe Enough of all the political correctness. We need more motherfuckers in Nigeria. We need more people who ...

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EzinneJune 22, 2017

The Thread: How Nigeria can become one again

There’s been no time like the present when Nigeria has been threatened to be ripped apart from within, it would ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 22, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: Nigeria is on the brink of an unprecedented revolution. Here is why

by Cheta Nwanze Dem belly full but we hungry A hungry mob is an angry mob A rain a-fall but ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 12, 2017

Opinion: In Nigeria, you are on your own

“But the government refused to care for matters like this because it won’t fatten their obese pockets. Because it’s not ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2017

Buhari has not met expectations – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has admitted that President Muhammadu Buhari has not met with the expectation ...

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RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Celebrating the 18 years of “democrazy” that have taught us freedom

On this day in 1999, a new chapter in the history of Nigeria was opened: the military went back to ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

“Nigeria belongs to all of us” | 7 things we learnt from Osinbajo’s Democracy Day speech

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo early Monday delivered a speech to commemorate the second anniversary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s assumption of office ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

Democracy Day: Economy is our administration’s biggest challenge – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the biggest challenge of the present administration was the economy. Osinbajo said this in ...

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AzeezMay 19, 2017

FG’s poor policies led to an avoidable recession – Soludo

by Azeez Adeniyi Former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo on Thursday said Nigeria went into recession because ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 17, 2017

Opinion: How Lagos may be underdeveloping the rest of Nigeria

by Chinedu George Nnawetanma While much has been said about the diversification of Nigeria’s economy from petroleum, very little has ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 8, 2017

Opinion: While men slept, Okonjo-Iweala built institutions

by Uwa Eghomeka In January of this year, there was a lot of talk about the ghost workers syndrome in ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 3, 2017

Opinion: Central Bank, Intelligence agencies and cash

by Austyn Ogannah Watchers and followers of American history would readily admit that one of the most enduring scandals of ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 2, 2017

Opinion: Still on 500 billion naira Paris club refund

by Shittu Yunus Shittu   In line with the federal government’s mission to reflate economic activities in the country, the ...

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AzeezMay 1, 2017

#ThePlatform: You are no longer leaders of the future because the future is already here | Osinbajo tells Nigerian youth

by Azeez Adeniyi Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria’s entertainment industry is the fastest growing in the world. Osinbajo ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 22, 2017

Opinion: Corruption – A Lagos house is worth more than Obama’s earnings in 15 years

by Samuel Osho In this moment of unrestrained “whistleblowing” and utter repression of the faith that the future holds for ...

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AzeezApril 19, 2017

Nigeria’s economy already out of recession – World Economics

by Azeez Adeniyi The World Economics on Tuesday said Nigeria’s economy was rising sharply and already out of recession. The ...

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AzeezApril 17, 2017

APC used part of discovered $50m for campaigns in 2015 – PDP

by Azeez Adeniyi The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted claims by the Nigeria Intelligence Agency that over $50m discovered ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 15, 2017

We’ve worked hard to meet the expectations of Nigerians | Buhari says in Easter message

by Dolapo Adelana President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration has done its best to meet the expectations of Nigerians. ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 14, 2017

Opinion: Political and economic integration as the path to transforming Igboland into an African economic hub

by Chinedu George Nnawetanma Igboland is an ethnocultural region in the present-day southeastern Nigeria. It differs from the South East ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 14, 2017

We are seeing progress in the economy – Osinbajo

by Dolapo Adelana Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria is beginning to “see a bright light at the end of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 12, 2017

FG to create 15m jobs

by Dolapo Adelana The Federal Government says it plans to provide at least 15 million jobs for Nigerians by the ...

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