Tag: IMF

Op-Ed EditorJune 19, 2016

Seun Onigbinde: New FX rule and a year of ‘Yes men’

By Seun Onigbinde In Marianne M Jennings’ book – The Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse, she stated stern warnings that CEOs must ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 14, 2016

Report: Buhari devalues Naira 290 to Dollar

President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to demands to devalue the Nigerian currency to N290 against the dollar, according to SaharaReporters. This ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 24, 2016

IMF to Buhari: ‘Remove restriction on access to forex’

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to remove the restrictions around Nigeria’s foreign exchange policy. The ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 4, 2016

Opinion: It’s déjà vu, all over again! (Nigeria’s non-oil economic growth, IMF and SAP)

Earlier this year, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, paid a 4-day working visit to ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 12, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Okey Ndibe’s false bias, Buhari’s corruption war and the unknown Nnamdi Kanu

“So, the fight is on two levels: one, directly against corruption and the second is that you are going to ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 6, 2016

Opinion: IMF Chief, Christine Lagarde’s visit to Nigeria is both timely and necessary

In the light of recent public commentaries by concerned Nigerians regarding Christine Lagarde’s visit to Nigeria, I would like to ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 5, 2016

IMF boss, Lagarde didn’t meet with President Buhari to negotiate a loan – See why she visited

The global fall in the price of oil hit Nigeria quite badly and has give rise to a revenue shortfall ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 1, 2015

Thousands contribute to save Greece from going flat broke

Greece is in a financial crisis, as the country’s bailout program with its European creditors officially expires today Tuesday, July 1. ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 29, 2015

Pat Utomi: What change really means for Nigeria

by Pat Utomi You are right again, Einstein. The old thinking that created this problem will not fix it. Nothing ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 2, 2015

Opinion: What if the elections had held in February?

by Ralph Egbu …we have closed our senses to doing the small things that matter and that omission has led ...

SolaAugust 4, 2014

Ghana seeks IMF assistance to stabilise stumbling Cedi

by Tunji Andrews Battling with mounting budget deficit and currency freefall, Ghana’s government disclosed on Saturday that it will seek ...

April 14, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: Sacking the entire police force won’t be such a bad idea

by Cheta Nwanze A few minutes ago, a bomb went off at the Municipal Bus Terminal in Nyanya, Abuja. There ...

April 13, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: Yesterday I slept with NEPA… and she was good

by Cheta Nwanze I’d have made a comment about the toothless bulldog, but the last time I did, not a few, ...

April 7, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: What Nigeria needs to know about the ‘global economy’

by Cheta  Nwanze Today’s piece is about economic systems, the World Bank and the IMF, and whether they have they ...

March 2, 2014

Afrobeat artiste, Seun Kuti drops Zombie video for IMF ft. M1 (WATCH)

  by Akan Ido In a rendition reminiscent of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s song International Thief Thief (ITT), Seun, ...

February 24, 2014

Opinion: Wait, was Pastor Adeboye one of those who got Sanusi suspended?

by Adekoya Boladale Mallam Sanusi’s verbal diarrhoea manifested recently at the annual TEDX Talk in Abuja where he accused the ...

July 7, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Egypt – From Arab Spring to Arab Fall

by Simon Kolawole We can say Morsi has been successfully ousted as President of Egypt, but there is no assurance ...

June 26, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Barack Obama’s American business in Africa (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa Africa is a land of opportunities. The only sad part of this is that most Africans are ...

May 10, 2013

Why are the World Bank and IMF praising us? – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze “An attack on the King’s soldier is an attack on the King himself.” The above statement was ...

March 5, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria’s GDP – Punching below its weight

by Tunji Andrews  Nigeria no longer stands on the that top ten list of “fastest growing countries”. Our 6.5% GDP ...

May 17, 2012

I felt “a tinge of disappointment”- Okonjo-Iweala on losing World Bank presidency and more

by Lekan Olanrewaju Co-ordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala recently  grant an interview to the ...

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