Register and licence local vigilante groups
Establish 20 battalions in strategic towns in the north east
Commence building of a fence along the borders with Chad/Cameroon/Niger
Offer free uniforms and school meals to all youths in the area to encourage education
Get the Lake Chad Basin Authority to create 30,000...
NIGERIA has been excluded from the list of 28 countries granted debt pardon by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT) which offers an amnesty to very poor countries.
As a result of the economic fallout of coronavirus pandemic, many poor countries have been unable to...
(1) Probably the only policy of President Buhari I am in love with is his romantic affair with Niger Republic. No matter how long we delay things, ultimately Nigeria and Niger Republic need to merge one day. That is inevitable!
(2) For starters, by 2050 Nigeria is poised to become the third most populated nation on earth...
NIGERIAN diaspora remittances fell by 27% year-on-year in 2020 to $17.2bn from $23.55bn in 2019 as the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic hurt Nigerians living abroad hard forcing them to reduce the amount they remit back home.
Although Nigeria itself has been spared the worst excesses of the global pandemic,...
(1) China- 12.6bn
(2) India - 2.1bn
(3) Brazil- 895m
(4) Vietnam- 760m
(5) Indonesia - 660m
(6) Pakistan - 295m
(7) Thailand - 245m
(8) Mexico- 245m
(9) Italy - 205m
(10) Turkey - 175m
With a population of 200m people, surely Nigeria must manufacture at least 400m shoes a year. Maybe this is just a case of poor...
(1) I gasp when I see how shallow the response of some of our people to the current challenges Nigeria is facing as a nation. Rather then seek solutions to our problems, they allow their base and primordial instincts to take over, calling for the balkanisation of the nation into mini unviable states and kingdoms. Do they...
CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria (CBN) officials have revealed that diaspora remittances during the third quarter of 2020 fell by 61% to $1.09 from $2.8bn during the corresponding period of 2019 as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic but hard.
Nigeria's diaspora is the world sixth largest sender of remittances behind India,...
ABOUT 60 Nigerians resident in China have been stranded in Nigeria for over a year now as a result of the suspension of issuing entry visas into China by the consulate-general and the local Chinese embassy.
In November last year, China announced the temporary suspension of visa for Nigerians entering into the country...
CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) officials believe that the new remittance policy of the federal government will lead to the country’s foreign remittances rising to as much as $34.89bn by 2023.
Up until last year, remittance recipients were only able to collect their cash in naira but with...
FINANCIAL house Ecobank Nigeria has listed its $300 senior unsecured bond on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) as part of an ambitious move to increase liquidity and attract more international shareholders.
Floated in 1985 by bankers and the governments of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) member states,...