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  • Is Retention of MPR by CBN Good for the Economy?
  • I think the Central Bank of Nigeria is right on this and the retention of the MPR at 14 per cent is right. This is because the economy is still within the high risk region when you consider the volatility of foreign exch[...]
  • Date Posted:: 19/Jun/2018
  • Another bank Failure Looms?
  • Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) recently raised alarm that a new round of banking failure looms on the horizon. NDIC’s Managing Director Umaru Ibrahim raised the alarm, saying the scary scenario is to[...]
  • Date Posted:: 13/Jun/2018
  • Micro Pension is key to fight poverty among Informal Sector ...
  • RECENTLY, the National Pension Commission, PenCom, released a draft guideline for micro pension that will eventually see the self-employed workers key into the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS. As PenCom awaits the input[...]
  • Date Posted:: 13/Jun/2018
  • CBN and the Burden of Currency Rackets
  •   IT seems Nigeria is getting back to its old foreign exchange musical chair once again after the nightmarish experiences of 2015/16 crises. In the past two weeks, the foreign exchange market came under pressure as[...]
  • Date Posted:: 11/Jun/2018
  • In e-commerce, it is all About Data
  • Imagine walking into your local supermarket to discover the aisles blocked with abandoned trolleys and the checkouts hidden behind piles of dumped shopping baskets. It never happens. Customers would find somewhere else t[...]
  • Date Posted:: 04/Jun/2018
  • Debt, debt Everywhere and yet more Debt
  • Last month, the International Monetary Fund’s Resident Representative for Nigeria, Amine Mati, expressed concern, at a Spring meeting held in Washington DC, over Nigeria’s capacity to sustain a debt burden wh[...]
  • Date Posted:: 04/Jun/2018
  • Why Govts Should Review Property Taxes, Levies
  • While it is true that house prices are so high because demand and supply forces, inflation caused by the hundreds of billions of funds that banks released into circulation in the years before the financial crisis remains[...]
  • Date Posted:: 01/Jun/2018
  • Of Banks and Warehouses
  • Credit is the vital air of the system of modern commerce. It has done more, a thousand times, to enrich nations than all the mines of the world   – Daniel Webster (1834) Today’s piece is along the[...]
  • Date Posted:: 28/May/2018
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