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Economic Effects of the Border Closure

The Federal Government of Nigeria closed its land borders on the 20th of August 2019 with Benin, Togo, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. This was designed to curb the incessant smuggling of goods into the country,…


UK Sanctions: A Case of Diplomatic Interference

As part of its investigations into the alleged shooting of harmless protesters in Lekki on 20, October 2020, Cable News Network (CNN) obtained and released CCTV footages from government surveillance cameras overlooking the toll gate….



Senators’ Salaries: The True Story

Many Nigerians have complained that the salaries of senators in the Red Chambers are bogus. For many, they do not reflect the socioeconomic realities of the economy. Many have also accused government of heavy spending…


The Struggle with Oil Subsidy

Mr. Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has disclosed that the Nigerian Government is yet to fully stop subsidizing petroleum products in the country. According to the Minister, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration…



The Travails of Senator Ali Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume, a senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, was remanded in the National Correctional Service, Kuje FCT on the order of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court. This was due to…


Omah Lay: What He Has Done

Stanley Omah Didia popularly known by his stage name, Omah Lay, is gradually going shoulder to shoulder with stars like Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy. Since his arrival into the music scene early this year,…



COVID-19 Palliatives: Prelude to the Looting

An attempt to forestall the rise in COVID-19 cases led the Federal Government to impose targeted lockdown measures in states with rapid high cases, such as Lagos, Ogun, and Abuja. Understanding the impact of the…


AFRIMMA 2020: Reward for Black Excellence

The African Music Magazine Awards is an annual awards event that was established by the International Committee AFRIMMA, to reward and celebrate musical works, talents, and creativity around the African continent. This is in a…



Banks to Give N2bn Agric Loans at 5% Annual Interest-CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has authorised commercial banks nationwide to give out loans to youths interested in going into the business of agriculture. The loan, which stems from the Accelerated Agriculture Development Scheme…




Inflation: Cost of Living at an All-Time High

The nation’s annual inflation rate has risen to 14.23 percent in October 2020 from its previous rate placed at 13.71 percent. It has recorded the highest inflation rate since February 2018. There have been several…


Senate Orders Comprehensive Audit of NNPC, NPA, NIMASA

The Senate Public Affairs has ordered comprehensive auditing of financial activities of high revenue-generating agencies. Senator Mathew Urhoghide (Edo South), Chairman, Senate Public Affairs Committee, has directed Adolphus Aghughu, the acting Auditor General of the…