Harmonising all anti-graft laws
There is a glimmer of hope that the Federal Government is serious about reforming institutions which will assist in erasing the growing perception that only a few corrupt individuals are being fought instead of fighting or preventing corruption.
Warning on soft drinks
A Lagos court the other day ordered the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to compel the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Plc, to carry a mandatory warning on its Fanta...
Nigeria’s petroleum industry of the future
The oil and gas industry should be geared toward providing the country’s energy needs with surplus added-value products being exported.
Rising cases of obstetric fistula
With the report that 12,000 new cases of obstetric fistula, a form of morbidity from pregnancy and childbirth, are now recorded among Nigerian women every year, an appropriate alarm...
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.