Archive for: fuel subsidy

Gimba Kakanda: Sanusi’s whistle-blowing is an exercise in futility

Gimba Kakanda: Sanusi’s whistle-blowing is an exercise in futility

by Gimba Kakanda If Sanusi had an illusion that, beyond our cyber-venting, Nigerians who could not budge on the scale of frauds exposed by the former EFCC chairman,  would really  take to...

 

Opinion: Before you throw stones at Mallam Sanusi…

Opinion: Before you throw stones at Mallam Sanusi…

by Mohammed Dahiru Aminu To refuse to see and to refuse to condemn Emperor Jonathan’s unforgivable abuse of power, here, simply because Sanusi and you held different ‘subsidy’ dossiers...

 

Abigail Anaba profiles Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Why NOI deserves our praise (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

Abigail Anaba profiles Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Why NOI deserves our praise (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Abigail Anaba Even NOI’s ‘enemies’ will acknowledge that she is an uncommonly brilliant and intelligent woman whose economic weight cannot be taken for granted. She definitely...

 

“I just want to tell our stories, good or bad” – Ishaya Bako, director of ‘Fuelling Poverty’ on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

“I just want to tell our stories, good or bad” – Ishaya Bako, director of ‘Fuelling Poverty’ on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

The conversations series with Abang Mercy brings to you Ishaya Bako, a young  Nigerian film maker and global shaper whose documentary “fueling poverty” went viral weeks ago after a federal...

 

Dele Momodu: Why I’m not President Jonathan’s fan

Dele Momodu: Why I’m not President Jonathan’s fan

by Dele Momodu There is neither the will nor the resolve to create positive change. Like all others who love Nigeria, President Jonathan’s friend and confidant must be cringing at the shambles...

 

Ask yourself honestly, what exactly are we fighting for? (#NewLeadership Series by Chude Jideonwo)

Ask yourself honestly, what exactly are we fighting for? (#NewLeadership Series by Chude Jideonwo)

Maybe the nation’s thought leaders should instead ask themselves: why haven’t we yet told a coherent tale; one that has a mass appeal and that can drive a national movement? I began to worry...

 

No more: Banks suspend loans to oil marketers

No more: Banks suspend loans to oil marketers

Ebere Agina Despite the accelerated payment of outstanding subsidy claims to oil marketing and trading companies, to enable them offset their indebtedness to the banks and access fresh credit...

 

Opinion: We are badly losing the blame game

Opinion: We are badly losing the blame game

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani Nigeria’s leaders arise from among us.  They don’t fly in from Uranus.  Their attitudes are simply an extension of our customary predisposition towards one another. Last...

 

Opinion: N65… N141… N97… N250: Can we deregulate this sector already?

Opinion: N65… N141… N97… N250: Can we deregulate this sector already?

by ‘Yemi Adamolekun   While the removal of the subsidy was the trigger, most Nigerians were clear that our concerns were around the cost of government; the waste in government and...

 

Olusegun Dada: If General Buhari were president, he would… (Y! Politico)

Olusegun Dada: If General Buhari were president, he would… (Y! Politico)

by Olusegun Dada Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) He cried so we could understand what he saw and wanted to change. We laughed at him. We scoffed at his pain and today we cry? Who is laughing last? In...