October 27, 2020
  • October 27, 2020

Has “Arab Spring” come to Nigeria as #Endsars protesting bad governance

by on October 20, 2020 0

By John Campbell Following nationwide demonstrations—first against the elite Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and then the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit, its successor—the Buhari administration has abolished the former and promised wide-ranging reforms of the police. On October 18 the inspector general of police (IG) announced that the International Committee of the Red...

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The weak link in CBN intervention in agricultural sector

by on October 20, 2020 0

In this review, analysts at United Capital Plc, an investment banking group examine the CBN N190 billion intervention to boost food production in the country. In their conclusion, they said “except the structural and strategic challenges confronting the Agric sector are resolved, the inefficiencies in the Agric sector are unlikely to disappear overnight.” In...

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Nigeria’s Stamp Duty Conundrum

by on September 29, 2020 0

By Ademola Idowu The Nigerian government has identified the largely unenforced stamp duty as a potential means of tax revenue generation. Tax consultant Ademola Idowu discusses recent measures to reintroduce stamp duty compliance and the challenges that have arisen as a result. It is no longer news that the Federal Government of Nigerian (FGN)...

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Edo Election: The Victory, the Defeat, the Lessons

by on September 22, 2020 0

By Eniola Mayowa Edo State governorship election has come and gone! There has been celebration and jubilation and celebration in the camp of the winners since Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the results of the election while the loser are already counting their cost and hope for a better performance next time. Prior...

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