July 15, 2024
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By Theophilus Abbah Scarcity, not caused by an increase in fuel price and devaluation of the Naira Crop production dipped since 2023 due to the activities of bandits Farmers in Plateau, Kaduna, Zamfara, Kaduna, Kogi Katsina prevented from planting and harvesting Irish potatoes, yam, rice, tomatoes, pepper, maize Waters from Bakalori dam, previously utilized by […]Continue Reading
  As World Bank President, Ajay Banga, embarks on a three-day visit to Nigeria, The ONE Campaign calls on him to prioritise and implement critical reforms to enhance access to sustainable finance for vulnerable countries, particularly in Africa. The unprecedented global challenges, including conflict, climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and economic crises, Continue Reading
  President Bola Tinubu says a comprehensive forensic audit of the Central Bank is underway, while a thorough overhaul of the Civil Service payroll is imminent. The President disclosed this during an audience with the President of the World Bank, Mr. Ajay Banga on Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. ”A comprehensive forensic audit is […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, from his campaign promises and antecedents, is favourably disposed towards the industrial development of Nigeria. His speeches are punctuated with references to the need to revive the manufacturing sector, create jobs, and ensure the country is a big player in international economy. During his campaign in October 2022, […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has announced that it collected over N10 trillion in tax revenue in the year 2022, the highest tax collection ever recorded in its history.   The Service made this known in its “FIRS 2022 Performance Update,” report signed by its Executive Chairman, Mr. Muhammad Nami, and […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji Armed robbers attacked banks in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State onTuesday September 6, 2022. This attack was the second most gruesome in 10 years and it left at least two persons dead, several others wounded and a Police Station shattered. Claim: Several media organisations reported that three bank branches: United […]Continue Reading
Some persons who aided the looting under Abacha are still alive, walking freely in Nigeria; some holding and/or aspiring for high political positions today By Theophilus Abbah The phrase ‘Abacha loot’ entered into  global anti-corruption lexicon in the post-military rule in 1999, and it is used to describe the recovery of huge funds  in foreign […]Continue Reading
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By Theophilus Abbah The impact of Dr Akinwumi Adesina’s presidency at the African Development Bank (AfDB) in the last five years could be felt and touched in many parts of Africa. They speak eloquently in favour of his re-election as president of the development bank, in spite of opposition from the United States. At an […]Continue Reading
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…Roles of CBN, Ministry of Finance Apart from being a health challenge, Coronavirus is taking its toll on the economy of many countries, including Nigeria. For instance, capital markets have been plummeting, with a huge loss as high as 10 per cent, in the last few weeks. Many economies are not functioning effectively, as supply […]Continue Reading