Archive for: economy

YNaija Editorial: So, what is the Jonathan government getting right?

YNaija Editorial: So, what is the Jonathan government getting right?

This president’s record on security can rightly be graded negative, we are not yet winning the war against Boko Haram and we are failing on securing communities and states and building a frame...

 

Your bank still gets loans from CBN at 12%, then lend to you at xxx

Your bank still gets loans from CBN at 12%, then lend to you at xxx

By Tunji Andrews The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has retained the lending rate (MPR) at 12% after its meeting on Tuesday in Abuja. The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, said the committee,...

 

Who woulda thunk it? Manufacturing is now biggest driver of Nigeria’s growth [DETAILS]

Who woulda thunk it? Manufacturing is now biggest driver of Nigeria’s growth [DETAILS]

by Tunji Andrews An ironic twist in Nigeria’s economic story has presented itself with Renaissance Capital’s report that flags manufacturing as the major driver of economic growth in Nigeria. This...

 

Opinion: Taking a close look at Japan’s troubled economy

Opinion: Taking a close look at Japan’s troubled economy

by Mustapha Abiola When he was elected, using the three arrow symbolism to attract voter appeal, I reckoned the Japanese people began to believe in a method to his magic. Perhaps then, they were...

 

Tony Rapu: Nigeria – 2015 and beyond

Tony Rapu: Nigeria – 2015 and beyond

by Tony Rapu The children of Israel should have entered the Promised Land less than a year after their epic deliverance from bondage in Egypt yet they catastrophically failed to do so. Those who...

 

Issa Aremu: Emefiele – The entry of another regulator

Issa Aremu: Emefiele – The entry of another regulator

by Issa Aremu   It is reassuring that Emefiele is committed to development financing. He was reported to have said that his immediate priority is beyond financial system stability to cover...

 

Opinion: PDP and the growth of Nigeria’s democracy

Opinion: PDP and the growth of Nigeria’s democracy

by Sunny Okoro Like I said the PDP has actually grown our democracy from stage to stage because even some few years back many of the things we see and hear people say about the president of Nigeria...

 

Just In: Pres. Jonathan signs 2014 Budget

Just In: Pres. Jonathan signs 2014 Budget

by Akan Ido President Goodluck Jonathan has today signed the 2014 Budget. The Appropriation Act was passed by the National Assembly several weeks ago with the President delaying its to assent...

 

Muhammadu Buhari: On our economy and security – Nigeria should have one narrative on Boko Haram

Muhammadu Buhari: On our economy and security – Nigeria should have one narrative on Boko Haram

by Muhammadu Buhari The way out of poverty is to get people to work. Workers should earn reasonable wages for their work and farmers reasonable prices for their produce. The government should...

 

Cheta Nwanze: Lessons from the Nigerian economy

Cheta Nwanze: Lessons from the Nigerian economy

by Cheta Nwanze First lesson is that our government thinks that poverty alleviation is handing out largesses, creating jobs that do not exist, dashing out cutlasses and machetes. Nigeria...