How gas firms, Imo government exploit oil-producing communities – Businessday NG

The people of oil-rich Ohaji, Egbema and Oguta local councils in Imo State, Southeast Nigeria, are cut off from the rest of the world. They are the proverbial geese that lay the golden eggs for oil and gas companies, but their children sit in schools with leaky roofs. They have no electricity to charge their […]

Residents groan as rains expose Lagos’ dilapidated roads – Businessday NG

For straight five hours, Adebola Idowu (not real name) struggled through the debilitating traffic jam stretching from Alakija on Lagos-Badagry Expressway to the Army Signal Barracks, at Mile 2. Idowu, who resides in Satellite Town, in Oriade Local Council Development (LCDA) of Lagos, had fixed an appointment for 10am on Martins Street, Lagos Island. Factoring […]

Here are 5 catalysts needed to make Africa a global competitive economy  – Businessday NG

The challenges constraining Africa’s economy from competing with its global peers is still higher than the opportunities in the continent, stakeholders from the Sub-Sahara region said at the United Capital Pan-African e-Conference on Friday.   For the continent with the youngest population in the world to maximize it potential and become a world economy like […]

APC caretaker committee meets Tinubu in Lagos – Businessday NG

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) caretaker committee set up last week to pilot the affairs of the party for six months following the ouster of Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC), on Thursday night, met with Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the party. The meeting, which took place at the Bourdilon Street, Ikoy, […]

Dateline Lagos 1925-1931 – the gunpowder plot – Businessday NG

It was clear that the end of the road had been reached as far as His Majesty King George V’s government was concerned. The final ruling of the Privy Council in London, just announced, effectively cut the ground from under the feet of the government and judiciary of the colonial territory of Nigeria. For Governor […]

Wash your hands off the matter or wash your hands of the matter: Grammar and prepositions – Businessday NG

Despite being a closed-system word class that does not admit new words into its fold, prepositions, which are words used to connect or show the relationship between nouns/pronouns and other words, can be arguably described as the most problematic part of speech to master by both native and second language users of English. On the […]

Diversified revenue, tax reform will spur growth post COVID-19 – experts – Businessday NG

Finance experts in Nigeria have called for the need to diversify revenue generation sources at all levels of government while implementing a reformed tax system in order to improve economic growth in the country going forward. This was the discussion at a webinar themed “Nigeria’s Fiscal Sustainability: Imperatives, Impediments and Options” hosted by the Nigeria […]