Saturday, 23 September 2017

2019 elections, exchange rate may delay banks’ recovery

2019 elections, exchange rate may delay banks’ recovery

Oyetunji Abioye Post-recession recovery of commercial banks in the country is still in doubt because a number of economic issues are expected to impact on their performance in coming months, it has been learnt. Findings by our correspondent revealed that most of the banks were still grappling with huge non-performing loans and this situation would […] …
Leveraging the emerging turnaround

Leveraging the emerging turnaround

Over the last two years, we have lamented the dwindling economic fortunes of the country, with the word “recession” emerging as one of the most commonly used in the business circle. Now that we have “officially” exited the same – not least with the +0.55 per cent GDP growth reported in Q2, 2017 and given […] …
Chinese Whispers and the rule against hearsay

Chinese Whispers and the rule against hearsay

Have you ever played the children’s game Chinese Whispers? Some people call it Telephone Wire. In this game, each participant stands in line or sits in a circle, the first person whispers something into the next person’s ear and is only allowed to say it once, The second person whispers what they heard or think […] …
Coping with information overload

Coping with information overload

Today, we no doubt live in a world controlled by much of technology. Some people refer to this period as the best time to be alive, while a few much older folks that I have interacted with are of the opinion that many people today live like robots, which are largely controlled by a number […] …
Police: Misau’s bombshell deserves Buhari’s action

Police: Misau’s bombshell deserves Buhari’s action

BRICKBATS between Isah Misau, a serving senator, and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, provide food for thought. The integrity of the Police and their capacity to discharge their statutory responsibility have been brought to the fore with Misau’s allegation that the police collect as much as N10 billion monthly from corporate bodies and the […] …
Inflation pushes local airfares up by 57%

Inflation pushes local airfares up by 57%

Ifeanyi Onuba The high rate of inflation in the country is taking its toll on the aviation sector with the number of passengers declining by 456,135 between January and June this year. An analysis of a new report on the sector prepared by the National Bureau of Statistics and obtained by our correspondent on Friday […] …
W’Bank wants Nigeria on Africa’s mining map again

W’Bank wants Nigeria on Africa’s mining map again

Stanley Opara The World Bank has said Nigeria deserves to be on the African mining map again, after losing out some years ago. It said the country would boost its economic fortunes and further create good jobs for its teeming populace if the mining model was holistically revisited with the aim of transforming the subsector. […] …
Investors ignore Nigeria in 2018 investment plans — Report

Investors ignore Nigeria in 2018 investment plans — Report

Ozioma Ubabukoh Nigeria, for the first time in over 30 years, has failed to make the list of destination points for investors willing to invest in Africa, a new report has stated. The report, ‘Where to invest in Africa’, released on Friday, read, “Nigeria’s exclusion from the list is largely because of recession and its […] …
IPOB and Fulani herdsmen: One nation, double standards

IPOB and Fulani herdsmen: One nation, double standards

Was I surprised that the Federal Government (FG) declared the unarmed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation? No! I am only surprised that many Nigerians were surprised. The post IPOB and Fulani herdsmen: One nation, double standards appeared first on Vanguard News. …