Jun 7th, 2014
By: Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN Nigerians spend more time and resources trying to impress their fellow nigerians than doing something truly extraordinary that impress the whole world. “Survival” or “dominance” seems to be the 2 main individual drivers, which makes the environment particularly unfriendly...
Jan 2nd, 2014
My readers will note quickly that this piece is not focused on lamentations, it is not about praise, nor is it an epistle. It is rather about the predictability and authority of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE). Given my audience, let me first set the stage. As is true in almost all countries in [...
Aug 14th, 2013
By Wole Mosadomi Minna— There ap-pears to be no end in sight to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, in the country as Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala declared, yesterday, that the nation’s economy cannot accomm...
Jun 21st, 2012
Funny MONEY and credit instruments, laced with creative financing and fuzzy math models, have left America wounded, putting the entire economy in structural shock; teetering and tethering. Extension of credits by instruments, a model developed and preached by the West, using future income mode...
Dec 6th, 2011
South Africa’s National Treasury is considering issuing Islamic bonds to diversify its investor base and could have its first sukuk in the market as early as the next financial year if approved. “There is a great interest in the sukuk market and this is the first step towards meeting the ...
Jan 13th, 2011
Three in 10 Americans commit “financial infidelity” by lying to their spouses about money, sometimes suffering consequences such as separation or divorce, according to a new survey. The Harris Interactive online poll of 2,019 adults released on Thursday showed 31 percent of American coupl...
Dec 13th, 2010
AS the controversy surrounding the statement made by the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, about the budget of the National Assembly rages on, the CBN governor has declared that politicians in the country, particularly those who participated in the second and the...
Oct 27th, 2010
Your credit score can range from 300 to 850 – the higher, the better. Most articles about credit scores focus on how you can improve your score to get approved for loans and get the best possible interest rates from lenders, but here, we’re going to take the opposite approach and tell you...