Nigeria economy

Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond The Election, By Chukwuma Charles Soludo

Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond The Election, By Chukwuma Charles Soludo
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I need to preface this article with a few clarifications. I have taken a long sabbatical leave from partisan politics, and it is real fun watching the drama from the balcony.  Having had my own share of public service (I do not need a job from government), I now devote my time and energy in […]

New CBN Gov Promises People-Centered Regime

New CBN Gov Promises People-Centered Regime
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The newly appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, this morning held his first press briefing at the CBN headquarters, Abuja. At the event which was attended by newsmen from different local and international organization, Mr Emefiele outlined his agenda for the central bank of Nigeria during his tenure. He […]

How APC, PDP, APGA, LP conspired to remove petrol subsidy

How APC, PDP, APGA, LP conspired to remove petrol subsidy
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BARELY one month after the All Progressives Congress, APC, cautioned against the removal of petrol subsidy and asked Nigerians to be ready to rise up against the Federal Government if it goes ahead with the policy, the 16 state governments controlled by the party, represented by their finance commissioners, met with their counterparts from other […]

2014 Budget: Defence spending is top in everything, says Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

2014 Budget: Defence spending is top in everything, says Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
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The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Friday in Abuja gave the breakdown of the 2014 Budget after confirming that President Goodluck Jonathan signed the budget into law on Wednesday and handed it over to her Friday. The Appropriation Act was passed by the National Assembly several weeks ago […]

Nigeria’ll Be Among Top 10 Economies In The World – President Jonathan

Nigeria’ll Be Among Top 10 Economies In The World –  President Jonathan
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President Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday inaugurated the Presidential Advisory Committee on the implementation of the Nigeria Industrial Revolution Plan, saying there is no excuse for Nigeria not to be counted among the top ten economies in the next 20 years. “We have a half trillion dollar economy, by far the largest in Africa; we have […]

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