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...
A story was told of a grocery store owner whose only cow supplied the milk he sold to the small town where he lived. However, he left the cow to roam the village in the daytime in search of food. This meant that the cow occasionally wandered into people's...
The job of managing the image and reputation of a company that many love to hate and others hate to love is no mean task. Very often, one leaves the job inheriting the ‘enemies’ of the company as personal enemies. Very rarely does one leave the job in a...
Come October 1, 2021 when the eNaira gets launched eventually by the Central Bank of Nigeria, it will represent a culmination of a journey begun in 2017 by the apex Bank when it commissioned a research into a digital currency system codenamed Project Giant. Now that Nigeria is set...
On February 5, 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the third time in four years, warned against cryptocurrency operation in the country's financial space, tagging it illegal. It also ordered commercial banks to close any of such account in their possession, warning them of severe penality should...
In the heat of the debate over Electoral Act Amendment Bill and the propriety and workability of electronic transmission of result, the House of Representatives invited the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, the nation’s telecoms regulator. The House also invited the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to answer to some questions....
Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is a foremost development economist, with a quest to bequeath a central bank that is professional, apolitical, and people-focused in addition to building a resilient financial system that can serve the growth and development needs of the...
As we bury T.B Joshua today, we must not bury some of the Christ-like virtues that made him outstanding. I kept thinking throughout the night - was this how Jesus came, performed miracles, fed the poor, healed the sick and did other good works, but the people despised, hated and...
I have just read, to my utmost chagrin and dismay, a release authored by Prof. Auwalu Yadudu and currently trending in the social media. Yadudu titled his piece (which apparently represents his memorandum to the NASS Committee on the Review of the Constitution), “AVOID TAKING THE SLIPPERY SLOPE PATH...