Has Fashola favoured Surulere more when it comes to roads?

During the week Lagos State Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola commissioned two new roads in Lagos State. They were Akerele...


When free Education is not just affordable

The picture attached in this post is evident of the neglect and suffering children face everyday in Nigeria. Whilst...


Why Is GSM More Popular Than CDMA In Nigeria?

The latest report by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) put the total number of connected lines in Nigeria as...



Deduct Withholding Taxes from invoices? This is who you pay to

Ok! I know I have been blogging so much about tax lately but then I believe its an area...


Are Bow Ties in Vogue for the White Collar Man?

For working class peeps like me, it is often a pleasure to see new fashion creep into our 9-5...


What is wrong with China Donating the AU Building to Africa?

The new AU building was commissioned on the 28th of January in Adis Ababa Ethiopia. It was conceptualized, designed,...


How to negotiate out of a bad loan

Every now and then I meet people howling about their debt burden and how it’s making life difficult for...


Why I cannot trust Ngozi again!

Back in 2005 Nigeria had a second wave of oil boom as oil prices rocketed our external reserves to...


Of Subsidy and Substitutes

So much have been said and written already about fuel subsidy there is hardly anything is new. There have...


How to buy a business in Nigeria

Buying a business in Nigeria is common place as everyday people for several reasons decide to discontinue their present...


Between Arik Air, British Airways and Clueless Government….!!

It’s amazing how much ignorance pervades Nigerian discourse. The BA vs Arik issue buttresses this sickening reality. People blame...


Insurance Company may not pay you claims if your brother bashes your car while driving it

I read an interesting article on page 35, businessday of 2/11/11 on why it is important to read the...


Taxes and Levies collected by Local Governments in Lagos

If you own or manage a business in Lagos, then I am sure you must have at one time...


What to do with all the withholding tax deducted from your invoice!!!

Withholding Tax is often  viewed erroneously as a separate form of tax. Withholding tax is basically an advance payment of  income tax,...


Akara Sellers to get P.O.S machines?

At the CBN briefing today (October 27th 2011) on their ‘Cashless Policy” set to take off by Jan 2012,...


Should we remove subsidy on Agriculture too?

While responding to a question from the House Committee on Agriculture, the CBN Governor on Monday said that about...


Inflation Rises to 10.3%

Somehow the furore over removal of fuel subsidy made me miss out on the inflation data released by the...


Do Night Clubs really have a short life span?

Businesses are ordinarily set up as a going concern. Meaning they are expected to have a life of their...


Interest Rate on your loan is now 27%pa !!!

Someone very close to me received a letter on Friday from a bank informing her of an increase in...


Can the people supporting fuel subsidy please stand up

The party is here again! All week we have been inundated with words of support for the removal of...