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...


Okada Ban – A perspective

As you may have been aware the Lagos State Government banned Okada riders from all major bridges in and...


With the unjustifiable high cost of elementary school fees, would I rather be a “bad parent” than a broke one!!

Don’t be dismayed by the apparent rude heading right above you, it’s just a reaction to the unrelenting rip...


Nigerian Music Videos – Now driving on the right

The Nigerian music industry has witnessed tremendous airplay in the electronic media over the past half a decade. Its...


Greek Debt Crisis and the sudden rise in Nigerian Stock Market All Share Index!!

I hope the CBN and those who control our economy are watching the Greek debt crisis? Over the last...


My Arsenal – West Ham vs Arsenal Match thoughts

Yesterdays game all but ensured my weekend didn’t turn out as expected. Man Utd’s loss and Chelsea’s win meant...


Mode 9 – 09-09-09 Mix Tape Review

The much anticipated 09-09-09 mix tape from Mode 9 was finally released as scheduled. I have taken time out...


“WE SAW IT COMING, DIDN’T WE”? PIGGY BANKS, CENTRAL BANK AND A DYSFUNCTIONAL GOVERNMENT PART 2

Bank failures in Nigeria have taken a certain reoccurring pattern. They mostly occur after dramatic change in the financial...


“WE SAW IT COMING, DIDN’T WE”? PIGGY BANKS, CENTRAL BANK AND A DYSFUNCTIONAL GOVERNMENT: PART 1

The recent banking tsunami comes to me at no surprise. It was long overdue. The sweep of bank executives,...