CATEGORY: OP-ED

Ten things we learnt from the 2017 National Assembly Budget by @BudgIT

It’s over! The era of secrecy surrounding the details of budgetary allocations to the National Assembly is now well...


Nigeria: Time to change the old order of economic thinking around education

Nairametrics| 2017 is proving to be an interesting year for Nigeria. The headwind that seemingly cast the economy into...


THE CREDIT CRUNCH: A Study On Financial Literacy in Nigeria

Nigeria is an entrepreneurial economy with an estimated 37 million micro-, small-, and medium-sized companies in the country, and...



The Evolution Of Virtual Cards In Emerging Markets

The global arena’s focus for financial trading has always been on those with top-end earning potential. While a lucrative...


Census: Why Nigeria May Not Need To Spend N272 billion by @bdurojaiye

Nairametrics| It is no news that the planned Census exercise, scheduled for 2018 is estimated to cost about 272...


Adeosun Insists Govt Policies Not OPEC Will Get Us Out of Recession

In order to fund the 2017 budget – its largest budget ever, Nigeria has borrowed extensively from foreign development...


Happy birthday Tompolo

Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.” ― Niccolò...


The ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme – Myth or Reality?

Deloitte| In 1979, the Heads of State and Governments of the Member States of the Economic Community of West...


PPP As An Anchor For Diversifying the Nigerian Economy

Lagos Container Terminals Concession as a Case Study As at 2005, the Nigerian ports faced major challenges which made...


Analysis: Are Expenses Incurred Outside Nigeria Tax Deductible?

Tax Deductibility Of Expenses Incurred Outside Nigeria: Are Days Of Arbitrary Awards Over? The increased pace of globalisation has...


How Nigerian Law Enforcement Can Solve Burglary Incidents Right Now

My car was recently burglarized. The right conditions for the crime were met: Dark parking spot, attractive-looking bag visible...


Opinion: A Welcome Back Message To Mr President

Nairametrics| I would like to send my good wishes to you Mr. President as you resume work after an extended...


Analysis: Stimulating Nigeria’s Economy Through Real Estate

With two months into 2017 and economic indices yet to take the desired turn, the reality of another year...


Nigeria and Oil: Looking Beyond Price Collapse Towards Post Recovery Savings (Part 2)

I will attempt to share the justification for this projection from the insights expressed by experts at various fora,...


Nigeria and Oil: Looking Beyond Price Collapse Towards Post Recovery Savings (Part 1)

The recurrent mistake we keep making as a Nation is failing to anticipate and plan for our oil windfalls....


Why The Dollar May No Longer Be The Biggest Threat To The Naira By @LloydAtiku

Nairametrics| Economists often disagree on everything including the best metrics that should be used to measure the intensity of...


Rumble In Ibru Family Over Estate

Barely six months after patriarch of the Ibru clan and billionaire, Michael Ibru passed on, peace seems to have...


Naira Struggles: And Another One

Nairametrics| This is really becoming tiring but we must. The central bank announced yet another intervention program disguised as...


What Govt. Should Do With The $9 million Loot. By Joseph Edgar

Nairametrics| It has been announced by the EFCC that they have recovered an estimated $9m and another £750,000 in...


6 Leadership Principles Bola Tinubu Believes Any Aspiring Leader Must Have

A few days ago, former Governor of Lagos State and APC Political leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was a guest lecturer...