CATEGORY: NEWSPAPERS

Who Audits your Auditors?

At the end of every Financial Year, all companies are statutorily required to turn over the financial statements to...


Degree Mills you definitely want your kids to avoid

Ever heard of the word “Degree Mills”?. Well I heard of it some weeks back and thought I share...


How much does it cost to print a bank statement?

Amidst all the ease and effectiveness of online banking in Nigeria, it is possible for one to ignore the...



Does Arsenal need Subsidy too?

It’s been a torrid 7months for Arsenal Fans. From boasting of one of the most reputable midfields in club...


Despite being considered as “happy people” why do 93.9% of Nigerians think they are poor?

According to the recently released 2010 Poverty Profile for Nigeria by the National Bureau of Statistics 93.9% of Nigerians actually think...


Its a party, Interest Rate is going up.

We are certainly in interesting times. Interest rates for treasury bills, one of the safest instruments issued by the...


Benue Citizens to pay N1.82b every year as interest on Bonds.

There you have it folks, Benue state just completed the sale of its 14% FIXED INTEREST (yes fixed) Development...


CBN retains MPR at 12%

Contrary to expectations of an increase in the monetary policy rate of the Central Bank, the Monetary Policy Committee...


With Access Bank sacking 1,500 Intercontinental Bank Staffs, what exactly have we gained from the much touted “banking reforms”?

News came in on Friday that Access Bank sacked 1,500 staffs of Intercontinental Bank. Actually, insider reports claim that...


How Much is Nigeria actually loosing to the strikes per day??

There has been loads of estimates as to how much Nigeria is loosing to the strikes everyday. Some have...


Can someone tell me where subsidy has always been in the budget??

This was a question put up on twitter recently. I and some other handles (twitter users) consulted endlessly and checked every...


HiTV on the verge of Bankruptcy?

Going by a ‘Legal Notice” by GTB on Page 35 of the Guardian of 23rd November 2011, the stage...


Nigerian Businesses face huge exposure to exchange rate risk as the CBN plan to devalue the Naira

The Central Bank Governor on Monday announced that the CBN it was looking to devalue the rate of the Naira against...


Panel of “Economists” endorse Fuel Subsidy Removal

At the Investment Forum organised by the Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday, panel of economist drawn from the private...


Fitch declares Nigerian bonds safe…time to consider taking more loans??

Fitch, a world renowned rating agency currently increased the rating of Nigeria’s bonds (debt) from “negative” to “stable” meaning...


Goodluck Mysteriously dissappears

Yesterday at the Common Wealth heads of State Meeting the President was no where to be found as he...


As Religious bodies spend N2b on advertising, can we complain?

A recent report released in August by Media Reach OMD puts advertising spend by Nigerian companies for the year...


JAMB fees in Nigeria top N6.8b annually??

I recently read some article in the newspapers referring to the plan by Jamb to scrap the post UME exams written...


A Nigerian is named British Labour Party “Shadow” Business Secretary

Nigerian Born Chuka Umunna MP was recently (October 7) appointed Labour Party Business Secretary by the party leader Ed...


Sanusi fires first shot as MPR is Hiked. Interest Rates to rise by 2.75%

As predicted yesterday the Monetary Policy Committee jacked up MPR by an astonishing 275 basis point (2.75%) to 12%....