Tag: Nigerian Economy

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Nelson C.JJanuary 9, 2020

Does NERC need a prophet to know that electricity tariff hike is disadvantageous to the livelihood of the average Nigerian?

The steep poverty level an immense number of Nigerians live in, and the minimal steps set up to combat that ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 7, 2019

Google is bringing shopping ads to websites, what does this mean for new media?

In a bid to contribute actively to Nigeria’s rapidly growing commercial ecosystem, Google has just launched Shopping ads on Google ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 13, 2017

Buhari advocates restructuring of economy through technology

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Paris, France, said some fundamental restructuring of the Nigerian economy was required in the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 17, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today 1. JONATHAN’S ADMINISTRATION INCREASED THE ACTIVITIES OF TERRORISTS – PRESIDENCY The ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 15, 2017

Saraki’s trial stalled economic growth – Akpabio

Minority leader of the senate, Godswill Akpabio, says the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2016

Opinion: Re: Nigerian economy since 1999- myths, lies and data

by Uzoma Ngozi When will Nigeria come out recession? Who will deliver Nigeria? But for Nigeria to come out of ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 23, 2016

Moses Ochonu: Bring back corruption – A critique of neoliberal anti-corruption rhetoric

Nigeria is gripped by the familiar anxieties of an economy in distress. This escalating crisis has demystified a president once ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2016

Manasseh Egedegbe: Recession is a word

by Manasseh Egedegbe Recession is a word. It is also a noun. It is a powerful noun that has thrown ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 6, 2016

‘A minister doesn’t have to know everything’ – Jibrin

Honourable Abdulmumin Jibrin has said that Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun has what it takes to revive the Nigerian economy. ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2016

Naira has fallen: The lambs remain silent

by Manasseh Egedegbe I was in the UK a few weeks ago. I bought bottled water from a store and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 19, 2016

Inflation hits 16.5%, highest in 11 years

Nigeria’s inflation rate has increased to 16.5% in June, the highest in almost 11 years. This increase is presently making ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 10, 2016

Opinion: Bukola Saraki… 365 days of law making, oversight and advocacy

By Wale Bakare Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Thursday June 9, 2016 during plenary gave an account of ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 10, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers strike again… blow up Agip pipeline in Bayelsa

Niger Delta Avengers have hit another oil pipeline and this time it is the Obi Obi Brass Trunk line belonging to ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMay 16, 2016

Opinion: Opposing the proposed Communication Service Tax

by Constance Azuru The proposed Communication Service Tax (CST) Bill is creating ripples among telecommunication consumers, in particular, and the Nigerian ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 27, 2015

How State agencies and LGAs are gradually killing the Nigerian economy

The death knell has sounded for many businesses in Nigeria as a result of multiple taxation and the over-bearing attitude ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 16, 2015

Memo to President Buhari on the Economy

Over two month now, President Buhari is yet to unveil his economic plan and policy direction in spite of growing ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 26, 2015

No one is perfect but we’ve done a lot for the economy – Okonjo-Iweala

by James Sambo Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says the efforts of the ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 4, 2015

We must not lose hope in the Nigerian economy… Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speaks

by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala There has been some attempts to make people feel that there is no hope; that this situation ...

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January 20, 2014

Opinion: Today’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting – Matters arising

by Ifeanyi Uddin This is where the dark clouds begin to gather. If “appointment” in the first instance involved choice ...

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September 2, 2012

Opinion: Nigerians fear ‘jazzed up’ cash could spell deeper graft

by Heather Murdock As Nigeria revamps its currency to cut costs, streamline financial dealings and update its symbolic value, critics ...

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August 31, 2012

Opinion: Making a six-figure income in a depressed economy

by Sunny Elem If I would be given a chance to start all over again, I would choose network marketing,” ...

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March 12, 2012

Feyi Fawehinmi: We don’t need NOI to ‘watch’ our debt grow for us – we can see that from where we are sitting

 I will be the last person and the President will also be the last person to subscribe to a situation ...

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February 20, 2012

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala commences European tour … predicts up to 8% economic growth due to subsidy removal

By Hauwa Gambo The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has commenced a two-day, non-deal tour to update European investors ...

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