• 03

    May

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    Senators’ Allowance and Workers’ Minimum Wage in Nigeria: Matters Arising

    By Emeka Iloh And Nathaniel Urama, Ph.D The actual remunerations of Nigerian federal law makers have been a subject of controversy cum secrecy until Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central in the upper legislative chamber decided to let the cat out of the bag. The Senator, in an interview...

  • 02

    May

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    Afriheritage Economic Statistics and News Updates

    NIGERIAN ECONOMIC STATISTICS   Real GDP (₦Billion) (2010 constant prices)  ACTIVITY SECTOR 2017 Q1 2017 Q2 2017 Q3 2017 Q4 2017  Year Agriculture  3,385.60 3,745.09 5,189.37   4,859.44 17,179.50 Mining and quarrying 1,356.85 1,501.30 1,814.24 1,359.32 6,031.72 Manufacturing 1,543.19 1,529.17 1,568.85 1,647.68 6,288.90 Transportation and storage 211.05 177.69 197.78...

  • 17

    Apr

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    Political Issues

    Buhari: Why I am seeking re-election I declared before leaving home because Nigerians were talking too much, about whether I would run or not. We have many things to focus on, like security, agriculture, economy, anti-corruption, and many others. We needed to concentrate on them, and politics should not...

  • 17

    Apr

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    Economic News

    EFCC, FIRS to track tax evaders The Federal Inland Revenue Service and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have pledged to strengthen their collaboration to track both individuals and organizations who refuse to pay the right taxes. The partnership, according to the Head, Communications and Service Department, Wahab Gbadamosi,...

  • 17

    Apr

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    NIGERIAN ECONOMY STATISTICS

    Gross Domestic Product The Gross Domestic Product (GDP at 2010 constant prices) for quarter 4 of 2017 was ₦18,785,149.20, which is an increase from its 3rd quarter 2017, by 4.02%. Inflation Average Inflation (CPI) for February 2018 is recorded to be 14.33%. This indicates a decrease from 15.13% recorded...

  • 21

    Feb

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    Cattle Colonies: Pseudonym for the Consolidation of Fulani Jihadism

    The concept of cattle colonies has just been introduced into Nigeria’s political lexicon by the President Buhari-led federal government. This is the remedy being proposed by the federal government to end the incessant clashes between the Fulani herdsmen and farmers, especially in the middle belt region of Nigeria. These...

  • 07

    Feb

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    BEYOND RESTRUCTURING

    BEYOND RESTRUCTURING: BUILDING STRONG INSTITUTIONS IS THE EFFECTIVE SOLUTION TO NIGERIA’S PROBLEMS By Chinedu George Nnawetanma The restructuring of Nigeria has been the staple of conversations across the country for quite some time now, in the light of the glaring inability of the extant political, economic and legal structures...

  • 07

    June

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    The South East Development Commission: Time to Tell Ourselves the Bitter Truth

    The rejection of the bill seeking to establish the South East Development Commission by the House of Representatives on Thursday, June 1, 2017 once again brought to the fore the issue of the Nigerian Question. The House rejected the second reading of the bill after it was put to...

  • 27

    Nov

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    Deconstructing Nigeria’s Power Distribution

    Nigeria’s power sector remains in a crisis mode. Thankfully, President Buhari did well to assign the power portfolio to Babatunde Fashola, a policymaker and problem solver capable of discerning man-made or systemic flaws, pitfalls of poorly implemented public policies and the nexus of inadequate power supply and underdevelopment. Since...

  • 25

    Nov

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    Being A Man In Nigeria: perceptions and realities

    The popular parlance and quotation “to be a man is not a day job” has overtaken the entire perception and attitude of our day to day life and thinking. The pressure on a man to survive is terrible and incredible! The burden to make  both ends meet, fend for...