Category Archives: import

Nigerian news on my mobile, anyone?

Last Sunday I was on the road and like I do every Lord 's Day, I wanted to catch-up with Simon Kolawole Live! on Thisday but I couldn't because Thisdaylive.com isn't formatted to be displayed suitably on a mobile device. If I zoom up to what my ageing eyes could read properly, the pages extend […]

The voodoo of informed predictions

This morning I got a mail from a well-regarded source about the likely outcome of the bi-monthly Monetary Policy Committee (The MPC is a committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria) meeting coming up later in the day. The source argued that the MPR, LR and CRR would probably be left at 7.5%, 30% and […]

Interesting bits on Nigerian governors

If you take a look at the current lineup of governors (those staying and new ones) you would say that education in Nigeria is about to be rescued from doldrums. That's only if you look at the lineup. Whether education would be granted a lifeline is a waiting game. And by the way, patience is […]

Let there be light

In Genesis 1:3, God said, let there be light and there was light. And guess what, that light has been on for the past billions of years since creation. It runs on nuclear fusion but that is by the way. What is actually on my mind has to do with Nigeria. The presidential election results have […]

Core banking software in Nigeria

It wasn't long ago that Nigeria had a gazillion banks but one and half banking consolidations later, we are down to about 24. By the time the other half of the new consolidation is concluded, we might be left with about 15 or so but until then fingers are crossed. While the banks that survived […]