Nigeria and the new decade
Days ago, we completed a trip that lasted 365 days! The journey - 2019 to 2020, shaped by the workings of time and man’s sense of coordination, has its completion immersed in the waters of contention. One part says 2020 isn’t the start of a new decade. The other group hangs on to the mantra:…
Change in government policies can improve economy’
Convener, The Platform, Nigeria, Pastor Poju Oyemade has said that change in government policies and implementations can solve the issues and concerns of the country.
Cashless policy takes off with N284 trillion e-payment deals
Transactions through electronic payment (e-payment) channels that would facilitate the country’s planned cashless policy hit a cumulative value of N284 trillion in the first half...
‘Nigeria to suffer economic hardship without private sector participation’
The Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Bismarck Rewane has said Nigerians will experience more economic hardship if the government refuses to give the private sector...
How insecurity induces high prices of food items
The composite food index rose by 13.79 per cent in May 2019, compared to 13.70 per cent in April 2019, led by increase in prices of meat, oils and fats, bread and cereals, potatoes, yam and other tubers, fish, milk, cheese and egg, and vegetables.
Expert harps on strengthening weak institutions for economic growth
Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Bismarck Rewane, has emphasised the imperative of building strong institutions if Nigeria, to achieve the desired economic growth.
Stakeholders want humane policy, fund flow for economic development
Although the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, kept all its monetary policy tools steady, including the benchmark interest rate at 13.5 per cent, the decision to hold the rates may be the beginning of another round of a long wait for policy changes by the apex bank. The Head of Research at…
Buhari gets minimum wage panel report, promises prompt action
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received the report of the Bismarck Rewane-led Presidential Advisory Committee on New National Minimum Wage with a pledge to act promptly on the document.
FOBTOB tasks advisory panel on urgent implementation of new minimum wage
The national body of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB), has charged the newly inaugurated technical advisory committee on national minimum wage to ensure speedy implementation of the N30,000 for Nigerian workers.
NFF congratulates financial consultant, Bismarck Rewane
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday congratulated the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr. Bismarck Rewane on his appointment as Chairman of the Presidential Committee on New Minimum Wage.