To what and how does today’s MPC meeting respond? By Ifeanyi Uddin
Today, two developments (both of them much trailed) will occur. More precisely, one of these events commences, while the other will be announced. First (and this is not in any specific order) the rate-setting arm (the Monetary Policy Committee — MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) meets for the last time in a […]
Unreliable infrastructure, fear of fraud slow down Central Bank’s cashless policy
The cash-less policy has numerous challenges.
Debt Office appoints Stanbic IBTC as FGN bond managers
Stanbic IBTC becomes the Federal government bond mangers.
Max Air transports 25 thousand pilgrims to Nigeria
The Airline transported pilgrims from 17 states.
Is the Nigerian economy as healthy as the plaudits it is receiving suggest? ByUddin Ifeanyi
Reading through Standard & Poor’s recent justification for its decision to raise the economy’s foreign- and local-currency sovereign credit ratings, I could not help but wonder whether the policy choices that we made progressing down this path were part of a conscious process of rebuilding our room “for policy manoeuvring or were the unanticipated result of […]
CBN issues new guidelines on power, airline intervention fund
The apex bank said AMCON will also be allowed to participate in the new guidelines.
Okonjo-Iweala cautions governors against excessive domestic borrowing
Okonjo-Iweala says the governors can damage the economy and put Nigeria in danger by accumulating excessive domestic debts.
Bank chief advises women entrepreneurs on utilizing bank packages
The keynote speech was delivered by Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka.
NCP approves bidders for PHCN successor generating, distribution companies
The preferred bidders will take over the successor companies after completion of payment.
NNPC names New MDs for Port Harcourt, Warri Refineries
The new appointment take place with immediate effect.
Obtaining a Handle on the Domestic Economy, By Ifeanyi Uddin
The Sallah holiday weekend was usual in many ways. Electricity supply was epileptic. The fuel scarcity has held out long enough for an ecosystem to evolve on its back. Long queues if you are minded to pay the recommended retail price (RRP); and often, the supply at such outlets never is enough for the queue. […]
Government to earn N329billion from sale of PHCN successor companies
The sale of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, successor distribution companies is to fetch the Federal Government more than N197.25billion in revenue. The formal bids opening for 10 of the 11 PHCN successor companies slated for privatization were successfully held Tuesday in Abuja by the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE. The bid for […]
Abdusalam Abubakar, Tinubu, Otudeko battle for Eko Distribution Company as BPE opens bids
Bids are to be opened for 11 distribution companies
Flood threatens Nigeria’s hope of rice self-sufficiency
As floods continue to wreck havoc in several States of Nigeria, destroying farmlands growing rice, maize and other crops, reports of damages pouring from all parts of the country point to a severe destruction of agricultural areas, prompting fears of imminent food insecurity. A report compiled by a group of journalists in Abuja who toured […]
CBN seeks collaboration for success of cashless Nigeria
CBN says everyone will benefit from the cashless policy.
Tell truth about your operations – NSE boss charges companies
The NSE boss says organizations should endeavor to publish the information the public needs to know.
UPDATED: Court strikes out order seeking to stop Dana Air crash inquest
The organisation that instituted the suit will now pay N10,000 to the Lagos State government.
Former Bank PHB boss, Atuche, paid N45m tithe with depositors funds-EFCC
Francis Atuche gave two churches in Delta State depositors money to the sum of N45 million.
Otedola, Elumelu, Babangida, others buy four power plants
The Nigerian Council on Privatisation has announced the bid winners for four power plants to be sold to private companies.
Lagos residents face 12-month jail for tax evasion
The Lagos State Government wants a law that would punish residents who do not pay tax.
Arik crisis: Domestic airlines revert to lower fares
Airlines reduce fares after turbulent week in aviation industry.