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The CBN, Forex Challenges: Issues & Matters Arising! –Ishola Adebayo

Feb. 24, 2017

Just like Garri, the rate at which the dollar appreciates over our naira especially in the world market, makes it so alarming for every parties involved. Even in a local marketplace, it is no news that the prices of goods and services have sky-rocketed and according to these local traders, “the dollar is now expensive” is the response they give each time people ask. Is it this dollar that equals to a naira at some point in the 90s? How ...

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#Budget2017: For Aso Rock or Nigerians? –Ishola Adebayo

Feb. 17, 2017

The essence of a budget is very important especially if it is addressing what should be addressed, which is ultimately serving the government’s purpose of aligning the interest of the common man and make the country serene for all to be happy. Not to be mistaken, a budget is a spending plan. It is the financial structure of how a government seeks to perform its constitution and societal obligations.

Well, the legislators do pass the budget in Nigeria also ...

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The 'One Voice Nigeria' Protest: Issues & Matters Arising! –Ishola Adebayo

Feb. 10, 2017

The video of a man, who has four kids to take care of in Lagos, went viral after he uttered a statement in an interview. He actually promised to “carry gun” once the government do not find something positive to do about the hardship in the country as soon as possible. In short, he will establish militancy in Lagos, replicating those in the South-south region. To be candid, the man spoke the minds of many Nigerians who are finding it ...

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Ex-Governors, Pension Payments and Other Entitlements: Matters Arising! –Ishola Adebayo

Feb. 3, 2017

We need to be frank with ourselves, there is plenty in Nigeria. I mean, in terms of resources be it human or material. But then, we are experiencing difficulty in the economy of our country which has ultimately led to unemployment, underemployment and an increasing rise in social vices. They call it recession. Despite the “plenty” we shouldn’t be going through recession. Even if there is recession, it shouldn’t last for long once the government sets its priorities ...

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Bombing of the Rann IDP Camp: Issues & Matters Arising! – Ishola Adebayo

Jan. 26, 2017

It is even logical to a visually impaired person that a 10 year old can’t handle the steering of a car. In actual fact, 10 year olds are given toy cars or better still, taken to an amusement park for those whose parents can afford. Giving a 10 year the opportunity to drive a big wheel is akin to declaring a period of mourning for his/her family members. In practical sense, one should be giving responsibilities that he ...

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