Economy

Senate finally passes 2014 budget… and it’s N4.6 trillion only

Senate finally passes 2014 budget… and it’s N4.6 trillion only

by Akan Ido President  Goodluck Jonathan’s proposal to spend N4.6 trillion as the government budget in 2014 has been approved by the Nigerian senate. There was a minimal raise of N53 billion...

 

Fit or not? Judge faces probe over pension fraud case

Fit or not? Judge faces probe over pension fraud case

by Oge Okonkwo Prof. Bem Angwe The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said it will investigate a Federal High Court judge, Adeniyi Ademola in the Abuja Division of the court over his purported...

 

We’re sorry: Arik Air admits mistakes, issues apology to passengers (READ)

We’re sorry: Arik Air admits mistakes, issues apology to passengers (READ)

by Akan Ido The Management of Arik Airlines have issued a apology over the unfortunate incident which happened on a flight from Lagos to New York on March 31, 2014. Arik apologised to all guests...

 

Perry Brimah: So Government took N1 billion from unemployed youth and gave N11 billion to the auto cabal

Perry Brimah: So Government took N1 billion from unemployed youth and gave N11 billion to the auto cabal

by Perry Brimah What are the terms of this loan to the auto cabal, if that is what it is? What is the oversight of these “companies” given money and how is the selection made? Are they simply...

 

8 questions you’re too ashamed to ask about Nigeria’s GDP Rebasing

8 questions you’re too ashamed to ask about Nigeria’s GDP Rebasing

by Abigail Anaba Nigeria is now the largest economy in Africa and the 26th largest economy in the world. This announcement was made on Sunday in Abuja at a press briefing where the results...

 

Do you need a job? Register now for the Aiki Employability Symposium in Abuja [DETAILS]

Do you need a job? Register now for the Aiki Employability Symposium in Abuja [DETAILS]

Chika Nnadazie, Adebola Williams, Isakan Okusami, and Ugochukwu Nwosu at the Aiki Nigeria launch in Lagos   by Isi Esene The Aiki Employability Symposium organised by Microsoft Nigeria in...

 

What poverty? Nigerians to buy N448 billion worth of private jets this year

What poverty? Nigerians to buy N448 billion worth of private jets this year

by Akan Ido The Nigerian Aviation industry continues to enjoy a boom according to Khadar Mattar, the Regional Vice-President, Sales, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Bombardier Business Aircraft. Mattar...

 

Juliet Ehimuan, Jade Osiberu, Adim Isiakpona & more! See some of the most powerful under-40s in Corporate Nigeria – #YNaijaPowerList

Juliet Ehimuan, Jade Osiberu, Adim Isiakpona & more! See some of the most powerful under-40s in Corporate Nigeria – #YNaijaPowerList

by Wilfred Okiche Nigeria’s corporate world is an exclusive club which lets in only a few of the thousands who would do anything to get a prized ‘white collar job’. These high flying corporate...

 

Bad news: Fuel scarcity may continue until mid-April

Bad news: Fuel scarcity may continue until mid-April

by Adeola Balogun Citizens who have been hoping for a quick resolution of the fuel scarcity currently plaguing the country might have to wait a little longer. According to reports, the unpleasant...

 

What would you do? Bank accidentally deposits N5 million into teenager’s account

What would you do? Bank accidentally deposits N5 million into teenager’s account

by Zara Mustapha A teenager (names withheld) has reportedly become a big spender after receiving the sum of $31,000… after it was deposited by mistake. And now the bank wants the money...