Finance

It’s Back To Work For The Finance Minister

In the last one month, Nigeria and Nigerians have found themselves in an unusual position: one of their own was proclaimed as the best candidate for a job of considerable international resources and influence. What started fairly innocuously soon became a full-on campaign for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s presidency of the World Bank…

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Welcome To Cash-Less Lagos!

Actually, it’s day 4 since the policy began. And Lagos is still humming along like always, no wahala. But if this experiment works, it would go a long way to change the way money moves in the country

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Why Every Nigerian Should Pray For An Oil Price Crash

Why this focus on the price of crude oil? Countries that rely on crude sales can bypass the social contract. They can simply sink a hole in the ground and sell crude in order to run the government.

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Remove, Reduce Or Retain Fuel Subsidy? [infographic]

In this graphic, Kunle Durojaiye demonstrates the options that are open to government on the issue of fuel subsidy removal

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The Arithmetic of Fuel Subsidy

The right information, in the right hands, at the right time, can reduce the impacts of moral hazard and adverse selection in business and economic operations.

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CUT THE WASTE: SQUEEZING WATER FROM THE ROCK

Judging by the 2012 budget, the govt has simply continued from where it left off in 2011 with its snout firmly in the trough of public expenditure…spending like there’s no tomorrow.

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ISLAMIC BANKING: SHATTERING MISCONCEPTIONS – Part I

Several years of religious and sectarian crisis have ensured that Nigerians are wary of anything remotely associated with religion; this has been the bane of controversies that have trailed the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) drive for Islam system of Banking. However, from the interactions in the mainstream and social media it has become rather […]

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Education is the currency of the information age

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