Insider Insights

Official: Dangote runs the country

August 2, 2017 admin 0

It is now a fact in plain sight that Aliko Dangote owns and runs the whole of Nigeria. The Federal Government yesterday stated that they begged Dangote to complete his oil refinery by 2019 to […]

Commentary

Senate Disgrace: How low can they go?

July 28, 2017 admin 0

The Senate yesterday, in a closed door session, threatened impeachment of house leadership over transparency of spending. The whole episode is a disgrace and exposes the grubby dealings of our senators. Whilst the dispute was […]

Commentary

Draining the swamp, Buhari style

July 24, 2017 admin 0

The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump and the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari have something in common – They both claimed they would “drain the swamp” of corrupt and moribund politicians when […]

Economy Insider

Budget Scandal

June 8, 2017 admin 0

Can there be anything as embarrassing as symptomatic of our dysfunctionality as a country than the ability of our country to pass the budget? The sectarian fighting, stuffing and now capital starvation creates a clear […]

Insider Insights

Danger: Nigeria’s press freedom under threat

May 3, 2017 admin 0

Amnesty International has cited concerns over the freedom of Nigeria’s press in a press release. This is based on well known harassments and attempts to criminalise journalists and bloggers trying to bring information to the […]

Insider Insights

Buhari: His health and the markets

April 28, 2017 admin 0

The strange statements coming from the villa and Mr. President’s absence at key meetings this month have increased suspicion that all is not well with Baba’s health. Of course, this is not a new story. […]

Insider Insights

Railway Robbery Update

April 27, 2017 admin 0

So instead of issuing Euro bonds, the Nigerian Government has managed to get the Senate to approve $1.25bn of debt from China’s Import Export Bank to fund Chinese companies to build or resuscitate Nigerian railways. […]