For Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, the fact that the Pope has not dispatched a cardinal or two all the way from the Vatican to remonstrate with him over the his choice as the Director-General of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation can only mean that the hierarchy...
Globally, this is not the best of times for any economy, particularly Nigeria. The battle against COVID-19 pandemic had barely settled and economies began to struggle to shake off the impact when Russia invaded Ukraine, disrupting world composure. Since February 2022 the world supply chain has been disrupted and prices...
That the economy is severely challenged is an obvious truth. That some economy managers seem clueless on what to do is also an undeniable truth, even the federal government is complicit. Dubiously too, the government is hinging the nation’s economic morass on the ongoing Russian -Ukraine war. The invasion started...
The announcement of the purchase of the APC Presidential nomination form for the CBN governor by some Nigerians sparked arguments and counterarguments all over the online news space. It appeared that many were in the wings, armed and waiting for the news to pull the plug on their campaign of...
Lately, the country’s external reserves started heading south after impressive accretion over months. This is despite rising international prices of crude oil. No doubt, this sudden reality has however put spikes in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s efforts of maintaining stable Naira exchange rate making it herculean as...
History was once again made on Tuesday, January 19, 2022 at the Abuja International Trade Fair Complex when President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled the FCT Mega Rice Pyramids. These pyramids were not the first of such displays that bring to the limelight, the impact, effectiveness and results of the Central Bank...
Going by the relatively low year-to-date return of circa 6 percent in 2021, the performance of the Nigerian stock market, represented by the equities segment of the Nigerian Exchange, appears a far cry compared to mouth-watering market return of 2020. One continues to recall with nostalgia that despite the...
Christ was born in a manger to reflect the humbling nature of his origin. Many were born so though not comparing with Christ but humility has a place in their foundation. Buhari was , distinguished senator Hope Uzodinma followed suite and Hon Chika Okoroike summed it up. This Hon Chika...
The issue of petroleum product subsidy has remained a nagging one that has attracted public discourse over the past decades. Against the backdrop of the fiscal challenges of the various tiers of government, the recent indication by government of plans to end the petrol subsidy regime before the end...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), since Mr. Godwin Emefiele assumed office has not shied away from the desire to make the Bank a catalyst for growth, job, and wealth creation. This, the Bank has aggressively pursued by providing access to affordable credit, boosting the capacity of MSMEs in priority...