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

It’s amazing how much ignorance pervades Nigerian discourse. The BA vs Arik issue buttresses...


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...


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...


Panel of “Economists” endorse Fuel Subsidy Removal

At the Investment Forum organised by the Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday, panel of...


Taxes and Levies collected by Local Governments in Lagos

If you own or manage a business in Lagos, then I am sure you...


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...



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)...


Goodluck Mysteriously dissappears

Yesterday at the Common Wealth heads of State Meeting the President was no where...


Akara Sellers to get P.O.S machines?

At the CBN briefing today (October 27th 2011) on their ‘Cashless Policy” set to...


Should we remove subsidy on Agriculture too?

While responding to a question from the House Committee on Agriculture, the CBN Governor...


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

A recent report released in August by Media Reach OMD puts advertising spend by...


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

I recently read some article in the newspapers referring to the plan by Jamb to scrap...


Inflation Rises to 10.3%

Somehow the furore over removal of fuel subsidy made me miss out on the...


Do Night Clubs really have a short life span?

Businesses are ordinarily set up as a going concern. Meaning they are expected to...


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

Someone very close to me received a letter on Friday from a bank informing...


Can the people supporting fuel subsidy please stand up

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


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

Nigerian Born Chuka Umunna MP was recently (October 7) appointed Labour Party Business Secretary...


New Falomo Bridge already a failure??

On October 6 2011, the Lagos State Governor Fashola commissioned the “Falomo On Ramp...


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...


Danger Monday! Is the economy finally tanking?

Monday mornings signifies an end to a jolly weekend and are also usually known...


Airtel didn’t sack but outsources almost every thing!!!!!!!!!!

In a press statement released by Airtel today (see todays Guardian Page 20) they...


Fuel subsidy is only about N8,000 per Nigerian…why remove it?

Fuel subsidy is only about N8,000 per Nigerian…why remove it?

According to the Federal Government the removal of fuel subsidy scheduled to commence next...


Meet The Women Running The Nigerian Economy

Meet The Women Running The Nigerian Economy

Someone once suggested it was time we get a female CBN Governor “after all...


Airtel Denies Sacking Staffs

Reports earlier this week that staff of Airtel who protested after getting their salaries...


Robbers Steal Police Salary

In an apparent twist of fate Police officers at the Police College in Ikeja...


Is Adenuga style Leadership a model worth following?

Is Adenuga style Leadership a model worth following?

One of my very first assignments as a Masters Student was to (from my...


How To Calculate Your Taxes In Nigeria

*NOTE: The article for the above post is now outdated following the 2011 amendment...


Are Inverters really worth it?

This is one questions that has been on mind since I got an inverter....


FCMB Finbank Merger! FCMB 1 FinBank 60

FCMB Finbank Merger! FCMB 1 FinBank 60

On Friday FCMB and FinBank finally agreed to a merger following the overwhelming support...


Nigerians borrow less than South Africans. Is it good or bad?

A recent report released by Afrinvest estimates Nigeria’s ‘aggregate banking sector loans and advances...