MPC set for another policy freeze

Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor By FELIX OLOYEDE Despite the outcry for lower domestic interest rates, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is expected to leave the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 14 per cent as it responds to inflation jitters ahead of the 2019 general elections, say economists. The MPC meeting schedule to hold today, Monday 24th 2018 and More...

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By Olaolu Ayoola On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Gov poll: Stalemate in Osun as APC, PDP live to fight another day

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared the Osun State governorship election inconclusive. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, had polled 254,698 votes against More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Ambode fights for his political life

By OBINNA EZUGWU It is no longer news; the political love affair in Lagos state is in trouble. For the first time since 1999, a sitting governor is facing a real challenge from his own party for the ticket. The More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Customers fret over Skye Bank’s demise

By Okey Onyenweaku There was subdued anxiety within the finance circles throughout the weekend over the collapse of Skye Bank plc. The sudden demise of the stricken lender, caught many industry stakeholders napping. More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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By Olaolu Ayoola On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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The crash of Nigeria Air

The crash of Nigeria Air By OBINNA EZUGWU Nigeria, since the beginning of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, has become a large theatre of the absurd – not that it has ever been a sane country though More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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(Editorial) Adeosun: Betrayed by a dysfunctional system

A fortnight ago, former Finance Minister Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, resigned her position following the report of an investigative panel into allegations of NYSC certificate forgery against her. The allegation had been More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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New banks fight for survival 

By Okey Onyenweaku A clutch of new financial institutions are beginning to slowly appear on Nigeria’s banking scene as the once fragile economy wriggles out of a recession that held sway between the middle of More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Insurance sector sell-off drags capital market down, loses 0.02%

The Equity Market on Wednesday shed 0.02 per cent, reversing yesterday’s positive sentiment. The downturn was on the back of the massive sell-off in Insurance stocks among others, which dragged the All Share Index More...