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24 Apr 2015
IT bears repeating the cost of governance, whereby about three-quarter of the budget is devoted to recurrent expenditure largely consumed by the people in government, is both unconscionable and unsustainable.
23 Apr 2015
IT is quite re-assuring that President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has spoken at different fora since being declared winner of the poll on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), especially on the desire of the incoming administration to enthrone financial accountability and defeat corruption, unemployment, as well as indiscipline in all areas of national life, a phenomenon, which in his analysis, three decades ago ‘is the main problem of Nigeria’.
Cement
22 Apr 2015
THE call by the Cement Producers Association of Nigeria (CPAN) on the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to slash the price of cement from the current N2, 200 to N1, 000 per bag would seem improbable because it flies in the face of law of demand and supply.
21 Apr 2015
NIGERIA’S oil industry is bedeviled by numerous challenges which the incoming Muhammadu Buhari administration must tackle headlong if the resource is to serve Nigerians and enable the nation offset its bills and still have savings. Some of the challenges are self-imposed.
20 Apr 2015
THAT Nigeria has lost approximately N2.9 trillion in asset value as a result of poor conditions and non-maintenance of the nation’s roads is a huge loss, which should ginger development-minded economic managers to action, because a good road system is essential to economic progress.
19 Apr 2015
Nannies and house-helps have been known to commit all manners of atrocities on their unsuspecting employers. From sexual abuse of the children to stealing, husband snatching to even murder, horrible stories of nannies are legion.
17 Apr 2015
THE massacre of 148 students of the University College, Garissa, Kenya the other day must rank as one of the most gruesome terrorist acts on the African continent or anywhere in the world.
16 Apr 2015
THE new administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will certainly need to manage the economy not just better, but very differently, once it is inaugurated on May 29. And one issue it should immediately tackle is the Central Bank of Nigeria’s management of the nation’s monetary policy. For instance, following its meeting of March 23-24, 2015,…
AKIOLU-OK
15 Apr 2015
WITH the conclusion of the 2015 general elections, Nigerians must now examine all the factors that shaped or even damaged political or ethical values all over the country while the electioneering lasted, especially the hate speeches and foul languages that characterized the campaigns. This is with a view to repairing burnt bridges, broken bonds and…
14 Apr 2015
TO the eternal embarrassment of this nation, today marks the end of one whole year since the shocking abduction of 276 girls of the Government Day Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State, by members of the murderous terrorist group, Boko Haram.
Nairadollar
13 Apr 2015
ALTHOUGH political campaigns have come to an end, the report the other day that media advertisements by all the political parties in the just concluded elections alone might have gulped N4.9 billion of party finances, is a scandalous development that should warrant campaign finance reforms.
12 Apr 2015
WITH elections over and new leaders about to take office in Nigeria, the exemplary leadership of Lee Kuan Yew is a good template for the in-coming class. That Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew who passed on the other day was an architect and builder rolled into one is an incontrovertible fact.

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