January 23, 2021
  • January 23, 2021

Nigeria economic trajectory and outlook for 2021

by on January 22, 2021 0

By Harrison Eromosele  Everyone agrees that 2020 was a peculiar year. Economies across the globe experienced turbulent challenges due to the disruption caused by the outbreak of Covid-19. In Nigeria, following two consecutive quarters (Q2, 2020 and Q3, 2020) of negative growth, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) officially announced that the country’s economy...

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How to Create Balance When Work and Home are the Same

by on January 6, 2021 0

By Susan Caminiti     It’s been nearly a year since Covid-19 forced companies to send employees home, armed with laptops and cell phones, to work remotely. And while the sheer scope of the undertaking has brought out the best in many organizations—robust productivity, sharpened efficiencies, and a marked increase in empathy among leaders—there’s...

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Reasons behind latest upsurge in student abductions in Nigeria ~Campbell

by on December 31, 2020 0

By John Campbell   The student abductions in northwestern Nigeria reflect the growing strength of criminal gangs and the weakness of the federal government and its security services. Kidnapping is prevalent nationwide, often perpetrated by small, ad hoc groups. The northwest is receiving attention now because, unlike elsewhere, the perpetrators are well-organized criminal gangs...

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Compelling need to review CBN policies on minimum savings rate, abolition of s/deposit by MSMEs~Obadan

by on December 23, 2020 0

By Mike Obadan   The financial sector has continued to demonstrate soundness and resilience even under a debilitating covid-19 environment. The performance confirms the robustness and efficacy of the monetary policy measures.  However, although the CBN’s measures influenced interest rates downwards, lending rates are still high and there is unacceptable disparity between lending and...

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