My 2010, 10 Moments for Nigeria

What I’ve learnt from 20101. We can run for over 3 months with an otherwise incapacitated and unseen President....


Relationship between Natural Disasters, Terrorism and Electoral Fraud

Being a regular follower of Freakonomics in the New York Times, I’ve come to be fascinated by the peculiar...


Bonds Bondage, Sanusi On Point!!

Yesterday, the CBN Governor cautioned on the likely threats the FGN Bonds possess on the banking system. To put...



Qualities of a good leader!!!

I just got of a seminar on leadership and here are some of the key qualities of a good...


Back to the Jobs story….

Refer to my jobs story… I remember culling the picture from 234next and it says “over 60,000 job applicants”...


Another distortion of facts??

?”Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday said it recovered $1.5 billion from “just one convict,” Mrs Cecillia Ibru,...


Futile Textiles

If 5-6 years ago you had commenced building of a factory that manufactures textiles you may probably still be...


Sensationalizing Facts

Nigerians have suffered too much. No power, bad roads, poverty, quality of education is low, etc etc etc. To...


The Tax Series – Time to Tax some “Churches” / “Mosque”? (Part 1)

If you haven’t noticed, we are in tough economic times. There are no jobs, even those who have jobs...


No jobs, time to hold on to what you got!!!

The picture right above you, culled from 234next.com, is a snap shot of the over 60,000 applicants who came...


Why pay more for Pay TV?

When news came in after the world cup that Hitv had lost the rights to the premiership to Dstv,...


The “China” in us

The G 20 meeting is currently going on in South Korea. It’s a meeting of the world’s 20 biggest...


A case between an ex employee and a bank – Justice delayed but served.

An Ikeja High Court recently ordered UBA to refund one Mr. Anyanwu a sum of about N1.4m in back...


Thanks, but thats not what we really need

Last week we got news that the Asset Mangement Company (AMCO) has commenced operations. The announcement was welcomed from...


If we were France…..!!!

The recent pronouncement by the National Economic Council that the minimum wage has been raised to N18,000 last week...


Hawks are here again!!!

It’s that time of the year again, when the headlines are agog with results from our high flying banks....


Interest Rates for Dummies

Following the monetary policy meeting of 21st of September 2010 the Central Bank had agreed to increase the MPR...


Stock Market Crash, have we found the black box?

Sometime in 2006 the Nigerian Stock Market began a fateful journey, it rose to an altitude far above it’s...


Bond, State Bonds! Danger in the making

The recent flurry of State Bonds issued indiscriminately by state governments has got me wondering what is really going...


Religion! Good or bad for mankind?

As we celebrate Eid Mubarak and the 9th anniversary of the world trade center attacks the coincidence of both...