Emefiele affirmed that while CBN has been dynamic in policy options to support the foreign exchange market, and fight the one-time soaring inflation to restore faltering prices and financial stability, the economic structure and outlook remain challenging.
Ekpo: Our economic structure still susceptible to external shocks
IMF and others are saying that we should float. This is not totally a good one. The CBN is fully aware that it will not work, and that is why it decided to be intervening in several ways.
Mailafia: Over-dollarisation of economy a disaster
The CBN did not inspire confidence. There is anecdotal evidence of widespread rent-seeking behaviour in the foreign exchange markets. These are the circumstances that have led us to where we are today.
Reducing government’s stake in port operations - the options
Private participation in business enterprises is considered the lifeline of industries across the world, but the reverse seems to be the case in the country.
Nwagbara: Properly harnessed, managed ports concession would prosper Nigeria
Maritime lawyer and Managing Partner, Maritime & Commercial Law Partners, Chief Osuala Emmanuel Nwagbara, told SULAIMON SALAU, that there are inherent benefits that would be thrown up if the exercise is well-managed.
Challenges of managing waste disposal in Nigeria
In developed and normal societies, waste management simply means the collection, keeping, treatment and disposal of waste in such a way as to render then harmless to human and animal life-the ecology and environment generally. It could also be said to be the organised and systematic dumping and channeling of waste through or into landfills…
Refineries: Contemplating the modular option
Despite having refining capacity that exceeds demand, Nigeria ranks as the third highest importer of petroleum products in Africa, importing over 80 per cent of products it consumes.
Obidike: Well-run Modular refineries could upstage government, privately-owned refineries
Modular refineries can conveniently replace illegal ones the moment factors like enabling business environment, access to funds and loans on rational terms, reduced regulatory hoops, amongst others are in place.
Igwebueze: Cost of importing fuel in 30 days will build 10 Modular refineries
However, the programme should be envisioned, enabled and well articulated in terms of infrastructure development investments, budgeting, crude oil supply, power supply, and technical entrepreneurial professionalism.
Ugbomah: Those opposed to ban of film production abroad are unpatriotic
Without Kenny Ogungbe and D1, who turned Nigerian music around to the extent that we are no more craving for the likes of Michael Jackson and Cliff Richard, you won’t have an industry to play in today.