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Opinion: Endless Borrowing Will Lead to Endless Sorrowing by Atiku Abubakar
Opinion: Endless Borrowing Will Lead to ...

Opinion: Endless Borrowing Will Lead to Endless Sorrowing by Atiku Abubakar

John Quincy Adams once said “there are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.” He may have very well been referring to Nigeria of the last three years. Barely two weeks ago, I warned during my Founder’s Day lecture at the American University of... read more »

Education, Healthcare top Lagos' N1.1trillion 2020 budget
Education, Healthcare top Lagos’ N...

Education, Healthcare top Lagos’ N1.1trillion 2020 budget

… Sanwo-Olu earmarks 62 per cent for capital spending With a proposed fiscal plan of N115 billion for public infrastructure, Lagos State, next year, will be a massive construction site. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, presented the Year 2020 Budget proposal to the House of... read more »

Nigeria: Northern Borders Still Open for Business - Gani Adams
Nigeria: Northern Borders Still Open for...

Nigeria: Northern Borders Still Open for Business – Gani Adams

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has urged the Federal government to fix the Lagos – Badagry road, saying such move will boost the Nigerian economy and further expose the tourism potentials of Badagry as a whole. Speaking during the 2019 edition of the Olokun Festival in... read more »

Our PPP Initiative Yielding Results, Says Ogun State Gov.
Our PPP Initiative Yielding Results, Say...

Our PPP Initiative Yielding Results, Says Ogun State Gov.

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday reiterated that his government Public Private Partnership initiative is already yielding results as large number of investors have  started trooping to the State to explore business opportunities. The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, made... read more »

Nigeria’s Impending Debt Default: A looming African Disaster
Nigeria’s Impending Debt Default: A loom...

Nigeria’s Impending Debt Default: A looming African Disaster

In 2018, a BusinessDay editorial sounded the alarm about the prodigious growth of Nigeria’s debt profile at a time when government revenues were either flat or shrinking. In a response very typical of the present administration, the Debt Management Office fired off a dismissive rejoinder... read more »

Development: Reps Member Harps on Payment of Tax

Development: Reps Member Harps on Payment of Tax

A member, House of Representatives, Hon. Jide Jimoh on Wednesday called on the corporate organizations, business groups and Nigerians to pay tax for the development of the Local governments... read more »

We'll Partner with EFCC to Recover Looted Funds in Kwara: AbdulRazaq

We’ll Partner with EFCC to Recover Looted Funds in Kwara: AbdulRazaq

…. Laments diversion of N2bn SME funds Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said his administration would partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission... read more »

We are Looking at the Possibility of Starting the Kwara Version of Trader-Moni - AbdulRazaq

We are Looking at the Possibility of Starting the Kwara Version of Trader-Moni – Abd...

The Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has affirmed his position to understudy the TraderMoni programme of the Federal Government to extend soft loans to traders in Kwara version... read more »

Nigeria: Investigate Pre-shipment Inspection Cancellation Order, Groups Urges Lawan

Nigeria: Investigate Pre-shipment Inspection Cancellation Order, Groups Urges Lawan

A group, Social Integrity Network (SIN) on Tuesday urged the Senate President,  Dr.  Ahmad Lawan to urgently investigate the pre-shipment inspection which was cancelled by the Nigeria... read more »

Kwara State: Gov. AbdulRazaq Pledges Support for SME Growth

Kwara State: Gov. AbdulRazaq Pledges Support for SME Growth

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Thursday pledged adequate support for the growth of small and medium scale enterprises, saying their success is key for socioeconomic development of the... read more »