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Danfo-conductor

Like danfo like Dana

  It was one of those rainy days in Lagos, on my way from Computer Village in Ikeja; I got on board a commercial bus – the ones we call Danfo in popular...

PIGB: NASS vows push for presidential assent

Egina field and the senate’s value-for-money mission

  That the oil and gas industry is strategic to Nigeria’s economic performance is no longer a topic for debate. That the nation’s oil and gas industry is faced...

Prof. Isaac Adewole

Before we are faced with another pandemic

  Exploring health matters in this column may appear unusual but usual things are not the best for unusual moments. Events in the last few weeks have signalled to...

NNPC TOWERS 2

The latest NEITI report and the unending call for reforms in NNPC

  NEITI, which has over the years proven to be an effective agency of the government, last week released the 2015 Oil and Gas Industry Report. Earlier this year the...

Fuel-queues

Is fuel scarcity truly over?

  The two most perennial crises in Nigeria today are both energy related. One powers our homes and industries; the other powers our vehicles, homes, and industries....

MUNIR-GWARZO

The questionable suspension of SEC DG

  For the most part of the second half of the year Oando Nigeria Plc has been in the news for the wrong reasons. The company has been embroiled in a major crisis...

Oando_Plc

Oando loses bid to stop SEC forensic audit

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has struck out a case filed by Oando PLC against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seeking to stop SEC from conducting a...

corruption

Why corruption will remain a bonafide Nigerian

  If you ask an average Nigerian to name three problems facing this country, corruption will certainly be one. The fight against corruption is not a new phenomenon...

Nigeria's inflation soars

No savings, no investment. Where is the hope?

Of all the many ways to build wealth, it appears these two – savings and investment – are the most acceptable and popular. One argument elevates the notion of saving...

Lagos Island flood

When rain is no longer a blessing in Lagos

There was a time when rain was deemed a blessing by all; a time when people would clamour and even pray for rain. There was a generation of kids who enjoyed dancing in...

Osinbajo

Tax amnesty and the other side of the coin

In the past few months there appears to be an unusual vitality behind the government’s drive to increase its tax earnings. This vigour can be attributed to many...