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November 2015 MPC Post Mortem: CBN switches the easing tap on

In contrast to prior meetings in 2015, the decisions reached at the end of the two day monetary policy meeting by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) this week have generated quite a lot of commentary. 1,133 more words

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Putting back the economy on its feet.

Background: We have heard of public funds going missing without trace. Committees are set up, jaw dropping revelations are made but we hardly ever see the money reappear. 904 more words


Education Enrollment Beneficial For Nigerian Economy

The quest for higher education among the Nigerian students is thriving. Student’s in large number are opting for higher studies and research are flying to U.S. 543 more words

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Excerpts from the September 2015 MPC

At the last MPC, the Central Bank of Nigeria voted to cut reserve ratio requirements by 600bps to 25%. My favourite MPC character voted in the minority and here’s his view. 2,759 more words

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Great Expectations

After much ado about #TheList which involved several airborne trips, baton changing, false alarms over its delivery, President Muhammadu Buhari kept his promise to deliver names of his ministers to the National Assembly. 1,008 more words

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Nigerian Economy Heading For Recession

On August 31, 2015 in this column, we warned the nation that in the absence of a fiscal policy, the economy is heading toward recession. Last Tuesday, the CBN Monetary Policy Committee warned also that the economy is sliding toward recession. 193 more words

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A post mortem of the September 2015 MPC meeting

…I had seen such misery…and I knew behind it all were vain and cynical men, who had closed their eyes, hearts and minds…rather than admit they might have made a mistake. 1,710 more words

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