Born September 17, 1932 in Benin, Ogbemudia had his primary education in Benin Baptist School from 1941 to 1945 and then proceeded to Victoria in the Cameroons from 1945 to 1947; from 1947 to 1949 he was at Western Boy’s High School Benin City.
Financing agriculture and non-oil exports
The Bankers Committee’s decision that all deposit money banks (DMBs) in the country should, every year, set aside and pool together five (5%) per cent of their Profit After Tax (PAT) for financing agriculture...
Unwanted celebration of looters
As Nigeria’s current leadership continues to fight corruption , a scourge that has diminished the country on all fronts, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s anger and determination to speak out against corruption as often as possible should be appreciated as a necessary cry from the heart.
On fraudulent investment schemes
The regulatory bodies in the Nigerian Financial Services Industry have done very well by calling the attention of the public to high-risk investment schemes/proposals and warning that such investments should not be patronised.
Toxic waste, black soot and danger all over
The toxic waste scare that hit the ancient town of Koko in Delta State, and the emission of hydro-carbon into the environment by some companies in Port Harcourt, the other day, are two incidents that must not be treated with kid gloves.
Tragedy of corruption in the civil service
It is gratifying to note that just when the perception is growing that the Nigerian government has been fighting a few corrupt people without really fighting corruption, the presidency has rightly identified corruption .....
Oil companies must relocate to Niger Delta
Peace in the Niger Delta is crucial to the survival of the Nigerian state. The violent attacks on pipelines and oil installations have affected the finances of the country, owing to decreased output of oil.
The missing link in the fight against corruption
Recession, insecurity, and varying levels of poverty across the country are incontrovertibly inter-linked and they are also linked, in varying degrees, separately as well as in combination, to the problem of corruption.
Of fake products in Nigeria
It is extremely unfortunate that in spite of the heavy presence of several regulatory and security bodies in the country, fake or substandard products still manage to find their way into the Nigerian market.