Tag: growth

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 ...

AzeezMay 29, 2017

We must not take our democracy for granted – Tinubu

Former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has asked Nigerians to nurture the nation’s democracy for the progress and growth ...

ToluMarch 1, 2017

5 tips for growing your small business on Facebook and Instagram

Facebook’s product team—lead by Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook— is in West Africa this week to hear how ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 21, 2017

Opinion: Shame is the new growth

by Israel Raphael It was the summer of 1990-something. I had just failed mathematics in one of my high school ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 18, 2016

The Church Blog: Guest Post | It’s not about the church alone, it’s about us too

by Famakinwa Temitope Some of our churches seem to be lost in their quest for members and church growth that ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 16, 2016

The Thread: What’s with all these pointless managerial meetings?

Rule 101 of the Code of Conduct manual for Managers is hold countless meetings. So if you find back-to-back meetings ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

The Thread: Human capacity development is the only way forward for Nigeria

Amara Nwankpa, IT specialist and social commentator, has called it as he sees it: Nigeria is in trouble if the ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 18, 2016

Feyi Fawehinmi: Agriculture in Nigeria – follow the money

I take the view that planning the future is very hard and you will never have all the information you ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

6 key observation from NBS data on the economy

by Joachim MacEbong The Nigerian Bureau of Statistic on Wednesday released a slew of new data on the economy covering GDP, ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 22, 2016

Yemi Kale may be leaving the NBS – these are the 5 ways he transformed the place

On 16 August, the five-year tenure of Yemi Kale, the Statistician General of the Federation and chief executive officer of ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 11, 2016

According to Adeosun, this is why Nigeria should change its tax laws

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Wednesday, said that Nigeria’s tax policy needs to be overhauled because of the ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 22, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news to monitor today FG confirms that Nigeria is in recession Minister of Finance, Kemi ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 22, 2016

Despite IMF negative projection, FG says economy will grow

Contrary to the forecast by the International Monetary Fund that the Nigerian economy will contract further, the Federal Government has ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 22, 2016

‘Technically, Nigeria is in recession’ – FG confirms

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has confirmed that the Nigerian economy is in recession. Speaking with Senators on the ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

Opinion: Victor Umeh – A dogged fighter at 54

By Michael Jegede Former national chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, will be 54 years old ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

Opinion: Entrepreneurship in Nigeria is a scam; a multiplier of poverty

by Olajire Philip Nigeria is a country where all big investors have no inventions (tangible or intangible) to their credit. ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2016

Opinion: How Tourism’s growth is tied to Aviation

by Rex Showunmi Early in life while studying Homer’s Ilyad and the history of Ancient Greek, especially the story of ...

Isime EseneMay 23, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: Agriculture can’t save Nigeria, but agribusiness might

by Mazi Emeka As the Nigerian economy slowly descends into full blown recession, and the national currency nose dives to ...

Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

Increase in cost of food caused by rise in inflation (READ)

Nigerians are in for a bumpy ride as the country’s inflation rate rose up to 13.7 percent in the month ...

Isime EseneJanuary 28, 2015

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala replies Soludo in a passionate rejoinder (READ)


Op-Ed EditorOctober 5, 2014

Victor Ajayi: Growth-Inequality challenge in Nigeria (Y! PolicyHub)

by Victor Ajayi The recent announcement of the Nigeria’s GDP growth of 6.5 percent in the second quarter of 2014 ...

June 2, 2014

Opinion: PDP and the growth of Nigeria’s democracy

by Sunny Okoro Like I said the PDP has actually grown our democracy from stage to stage because even some ...

April 15, 2014

Sam Nda-Isaiah: Did Jonathan play any role in Nigeria’s new GDP?

by Sam Nda-Isaiah But if Jonathan wants to claim credit for the new GDP figure, we will be happy to ...

January 21, 2014

Opinion: Personal integrity is the solution to Nigeria’s problems

by Anjola Ogunsanwo Well, today, I proffer integrity as a solution to all the challenges we are facing and yet ...

November 27, 2013

Opinion: World Toilet Day – Say no to open defecation and yes to toilets

by Jide Niyi-Leigh Every other student paid rapt attention as the biology teacher explained the process of reproduction It was a class ...

November 22, 2013

Jonathan recovers from illness in London, speaks at the HIIC meeting (See Photos + full speech)

by Oke Efagene   Yesterday, Thursday 21 November, 2013, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, was ...

August 23, 2013

The baby with 2 heads: Doctors remove growth that weighed a kilo from eight-month-old Indian boy

An eight-month-old baby who grew a second ‘head’ has undergone surgery to have it removed. Doctors say the second head ...

August 17, 2013

Opinion: Is the Nigerian economy deadlocked?

by Salim Salihu Muhammed No doubt, Nigeria is making progress in industrial growth, the absence of infrastructure to complement the ...

August 14, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: #TheFutureAfrica – The opportunities and dangers ahead (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa As we look at #TheFutureAfrica we must bask in the euphoria of where we are compared to ...

June 14, 2013

#YourBank: What would you like your bank to do for you? (CLICK)

by Akan Ido It is not clear if the former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Charles Soludo visualised the extent ...

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