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It’s Back To Work For The Finance Minister

In the last one month, Nigeria and Nigerians have found themselves in an unusual position: one of their own was proclaimed as the best candidate for a job of considerable international resources and influence. What started fairly innocuously soon became a full-on campaign for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s presidency of the World Bank…

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Welcome To Cash-Less Lagos!

Actually, it's day 5 since the policy began. And Lagos is still humming along like always, no wahala. But if this experiment works, it would go a long

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Why Every Nigerian Should Pray For An Oil Price Crash

In a 2006 article for Foreign Policy and later in his book ‘Hot, Flat and Crowded’, Thomas Friedman outlined what he called ‘The first law of petropolitics’, which is an

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Remove, Reduce Or Retain Fuel Subsidy? [infographic]

Editor's Note: In this graphic, a follow up to the arithmetic of subsidy, Kunle Durojaiye demonstrates the options that are open

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The Arithmetic of Fuel Subsidy

Editor's Note: This post is an opinion piece by Kunle Durojaiye which was first published on his blog
Transaction costs impact businesses and economies all over the

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CUT THE WASTE: SQUEEZING WATER FROM THE ROCK

By Feyi Fawehinmi.

The inability of the Nigerian govt to make any sacrifices whatsoever has become perhaps the most annoying and irritating thing about the whole 'Occupy' movement. Here

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ISLAMIC BANKING: SHATTERING MISCONCEPTIONS – Part I

Several years of religious and sectarian crisis have ensured that Nigerians are wary of anything remotely associated with religion; this has been the bane of controversies that have

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Education is the currency of the information age