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Inflation forcing Ghana’s MPC to keep rate above 20% till 2018

BoG Yedu Addison

Just as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in its recent Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting retained rate at 14 per cent in view of the fragile nature of Nigeria’s ...

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Disparity in laws controlling oil, solid minerals industries worrisome


A fresh angle to the trending nationwide clamour for restructuring is emerging. This time, Nigerians that barred their minds with our correspondents on the laws controlling the exploration of natural ...

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US steps up imports of Nigerian oil to 52% in 6 months

Oil prices

As oil prices steadies at above $50, latest revelation from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical arm of the Energy Department, has shown that the country bought a ...

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Nigerian nation @ 57 under Muhammadu Buhari, a BH Analysis

Buhari cutting cake of Nigeria at 57

From the buildup of his 2015 general elections campaign that brought him to power, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has harped on fighting insecurity, corruption and growing the economy. ...

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Multistakeholdership key to national cybersecurity strategies—Shola Taylor

CTO taylor

Just as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) are about to forge a common front to fight electronic fraud driven by SIM swaps, the ...

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Cost differential in fixing infrastructure in Nigeria, Ghana worrisome

Nigeria Ghana relations

Whereas the Government of Ghana, through the Public-Private Partnership Coordinator at the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Isaac Oware-Aboagye, has said a study conducted in 2016 indicated that Government needed 7.3 ...

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Latest WEF report: Nigeria still far from global competitiveness

Udoma, Buhari, Adeosun

…Poor in ICT, infrastructure, education More facts have emerged on why Nigeria was conspicuously missing in the recent report on ‘Where to invest in Africa’ released by Rand Merchant Bank. ...

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Worried by failures, FG plans re-launch of ease of doing business


In what pundits see as a subtle way of accepting poor results of the first launch of the ease of doing business in Nigeria, the federal government has decided to ...

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Sanusi, Elumelu give antidote on how to reduce spending, grow economy

Elumelu Sanusi

Two leading economic experts, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and the Chairman, United Bank for Africa Plc, Mr. Tony Elumelu, have ...

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5 Nigerian banks hit by NPL concentration risks—Report

CBN Godwin-Emefiele

More reasons why the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting on Tuesday, retained all the critical rates controlling the banking sector are still emerging. Details from the recent Banking Industry report ...

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