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Nasir El-Rufai: Repositioning the Nigerian Economy for Greatness

State of the Economy

That we live in challenging times is an understatement. In the year 2015, the global political economy showed both stresses and promises for our nation. 2,833 more words


Every August, I try to post an August-themed story here. Last year I posted The August Proposal, you should read it if you haven’t (or read it again). 2,262 more words



Rather than apportioning blame, I would consider the factors that are responsible for the economic challenges. There are two major factors to consider – external and internal problems. 1,292 more words

PowerPoint Presentations can’t Save Nigeria’s Economy

It will appear that the Federal Government has finally woken up to the fact that we are in a recession and that it needs help. This view is informed by the fact that last week it was reported that the Economic Management Team (EMT) held a consultative forum with a team of notable economic and financial experts including Mr Bismarck Rewane, Mr Bode Augusto, Prof Akpan Ekpo, Dr Ayo Teriba and Prof Badayi Sani. 864 more words


Nailing the Coffin of the Renter Economy: Eliminating unnecessary Middleman-ship and Unearned Income (Part 1)

By Gabby Ogbechie.

One misdemeanor within the Nigerian economy is the placement of Corporate and Government Agency funds on short terms by managing accountants and their principals, the Chief Executive Officers of such institutions. 717 more words


Nigeria hiking of interest rate is like playing with Russian Roulette

By Emeka Chiakwelu
“Ceaseless jacking up of interest rate will further soften naira, impeding
industrial growth and accelerating inflationary trends.” – Emeka Chiakwelu

Nigeria is in dire economic straits and the de-pegging of the naira is not… 637 more words

Expect Hard Times Ahead For Nigerian Economy – Ex-CBN Deputy Gov

One-time Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Tunde Lemo, has called on all Nigerian’s to prepare for further shrinkage in economic activities this year. 395 more words