Columns

Nigerian Banks: A Pro-People Agenda, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...after more than a century-and-a-quarter of banking in the country, and the failure of banks to reach the poor and vulnerable, it might help to interrogate these relationships differently. Two initiatives of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), last month, underlined the fundamental difficulties confronting financial services institutions in the…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Nigeria’s Need for a Credible Database for National Development, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

To have an orderly and definite development programme, we need credible data to provide insight into the underlying realities of daily living. To compete globally, we must appreciate the power of demography, demographic changes and data mining. Now more than ever, we need to take a break from our past…
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Opinion

Where Are These ‘Anti-People’ Policies of CBN Heading To?, By Uche Igwe

For a new policy such as this, the government needs to take out time to prepare the minds of citizens and enlighten them about the sacrifices they are expected to make and the long term benefits (if any) of such policies to the economy. On the contrary, as in this…
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Opinion

Change, Nigeria’s Political Challenges, and the Canadian Example, By Nduka Otiono

President Buhari, almost half way into his first year in office, must go beyond his anti-corruption rhetoric to the much-needed urgent action. The example of Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party in Canada shines forth for him and his allies in APC to follow. Time is slipping away, Mr. President,…
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