Sunday, 24th September 2023

Akpan Ekpo

21 May 2021
Tougher times are here and any pretension to the contrary has been ripped to shreds with Wednesday’s resolution of the governors giving full backing to complete deregulation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry,...
22 Sep 2019
The current state of the refineries to say the least, is embarrassing because they have not worked to near capacity for several years, and millions of dollars have been spent allegedly on repairs and TAM..
28 Dec 2018
It depends on how you want to look at it. The recent numbers are not that good. The recent numbers just came out of the NBS in terms of the growth trajectory. But again, it is not that bad if you are just coming out of a recession.
13 Aug 2017
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.
21 Jul 2017
West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), and the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) Chartered, have stressed the need for government to fast-track the implementation of its economic and fiscal policies, to reduce poverty and enhance the standard of living of citizens.


1 day ago
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, on Saturday, revealed  that he has no political ambition for now but to help President Bola Tinubu to succeed. Responding to a question about his next move after governorship, being one of the major presidential aspirants during the presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the governor pointed…
1 day ago
Zamfara State governor, Dauda Lawal, on Saturday, ordered a ban on illegal mining activities and directed law enforcement officials to take stringent action against violators. Over the years, illegal mining in the state has tended to fuel banditry and other criminal activities, according to reports. The Governor justified the ban in a statement by his…
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Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested two suspected oil thieves and armored cable thieves at separate locations in the FCT. FCT Commandant of the NSCDC Olusola Odumosu paraded the suspects who are between ages 25-30, in Abuja. He said the command, through credible intelligence reports…
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The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has called for urgent reforms in Nigeria's electoral and judicial systems in the wake of the recent ruling by the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Enugu State, which has left the nation in disbelief. HURIWA, a leading civil rights advocacy group dedicated to upholding human rights and…
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Marine team of the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi, has intercepted two hundred and ninety two bags of smuggled foreign rice at Eleko Beach, Lagos. Acting on intelligence report from it's monitoring team, three suspects were arrested conveying the smuggled goods from Cotonou, Benin Republic aboard…