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AbokiFx: Nigeria Fighting Spectators as Bandits Kill the Naira! By Nick Agule

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Introduction Nigeria’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) rose from a two-day meeting after which the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele addressed the press and made startling revelations regarding a website called AbokiFx which publishes both the official...

Nigeria: The VAT imbroglio! By Nick Agule

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Introduction In the month of August 2021, a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State of Nigeria entered judgement that it is the Rivers State Government (RSG) and not the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) that is constitutionally...

Nigeria: A Nation that Flares and Imports Gas! By Nick Agule

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Introduction About a week ago, it was reported that cooking gas prices in Nigeria were up by as much as 100% as the Federal Government (FG) began the implementation of a 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on Liquified...

Nigeria: A Nation of Uneducated Children!

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By Nick Agule Introduction At the end of July 2021, global leaders gathered in London at the Global Education Summit (GPE) with the theme - Financing GPE 2021-2025. It was a key moment for the global community to come together and...

PIB: A Nation that must think the Future! By Nick Agule

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INTRODUCTION About a month ago, this column did a critique of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) which had been passed separately by both chambers of Nigeria’s federal legislature – The Senate and House of Representatives (HoR). Both bills were later...

PIB: A Nation that must think the Future! By Nick Agule

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INTRODUCTION About a month ago, this column did a critique of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), which had been passed separately by both chambers of Nigeria’s federal legislature – The Senate and House of Representatives (HoR). Both bills were later...

Petrol Subsidy – Nigeria’s Albatross! By Nick Agule

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Petrol subsidies gulp N150 billion every month in Nigeria! This startling and perturbing revelation was recently made by Zainab Ahmed the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning at a public consultative forum on the draft 2022-2024 medium-term expenditure...

CBN management of Interest Rates and Forex and the Impact on Economic Growth! By...

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Introduction At the end of a recent Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced certain policy measures which include: That the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) will be retained at 11.5%Stop forex sales to Bureau De Change...

No Credible and Transparent Electoral Process – No Economic Growth! By Nick Agule

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Introduction Democracy thrives on the tripod pillars of the rule of law, sanctity of the electoral process and independence of the legislative and judicial arms of governments. It is against this backdrop that the recent mishandling of the Electoral Amendment...

COVID-19: A Pandemic that threatens a Continent! By Nick Agule

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Introduction Yesterday, Monday, 19th July 2021, England, as most of the UK, was celebrating “Freedom Day” with the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions of social distancing and mask wearing. This has been made possible with an aggressive vaccination campaign with over...

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Africa’s growth prospects bullish despite pandemic constraints

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Africa is expected to recover from its worst recession in half a century and reach 3.4 per cent growth in 2021, the African Development...

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