Over the past two months, developments in the nation’s domestic economy such as the recent Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Peoples Bank of China’s (PBoC’s) currency sawp and lingering political economic crisis characterized by the lingering Executive-Legislature face-off on critical funding issues, have continued to elicit reactions from stakeholders from the issues’ cost-benefit analysis […]
“Truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is” – Winston Churchill Several months after the suspension of the former Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mallam Mounir Gwarzo, from office over allegations of abuse of office and sundry matters have been […]
Mr. Rogers Nwoke is the National President of the National Association of Microfinance Banks (NAMB). In this interview with the Brtnews.ng team, the seasoned banker, financial analyst and Managing Director of HASAL Microfinance Bank Limited, speaks on sundry issues affecting micro-financing in Nigeria, particularly the sundry constraints militating against operational efficiency of MFBs and how the CBN, NAMB and Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) could collaborate to improve MFBs’ operations and transform them to the springboard of the nation’s financial inclusion drive
Taxation of pension is currently on a front burner among other trending issues in Nigeria. Some tax authorities, acting on the belief that voluntary pension contributions have become avenues for tax avoidance issued public notices to address the issue. It was observed in the notices that some employees or individuals took advantage of the […]
There is no doubt that one of the biggest drawbacks to national development particularly in African countries south of the Sahara is the reckless and bare-faced conversion of public funds and property to personal use by public officials.