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Does Nigeria Need a Revenue Crisis?

I am thinking about a situation when crude oil prices do not exceed 40 US dollars a barrel and the demand for Nigeria’s oil drops, partly because the US (a country that imports about 40 percent of Nigeria’s crude oil) …

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The Nigerian Challenge and the Future of the Minorities

(A Basil Chianson Foundation  Annual Lecture at Benue State University—August 25, 2012) Leonard Karshima Shilgba, PhD I have been invited to this annual Lecture of the Basil Chianson Foundation to talk on the Nigerian Challenge and the Future of the …

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How my daughter died by General Osokogu

In the last few days, the Nigerian mainstream media and social media have been inundated by reports of the gruesome murder of Cynthia Osokogu by her Facebook friends. Her killers have been arrested, but several questions are still unanswered. In …

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Fuel Subsidy fraud: EFCC arraigns five more suspects

Five more suspects in the fuel subsidy scam were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday in a Lagos High Court presided over by Justice Habeeb Abiru. Those arraigned include:  Walter Wagbatsoma, Adaoha Ugo – Ngadi;  …

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Nigeria gains N49billion in Tax Revenue

Nigeria on Wednesday gained N49billion after the Tax Appeal Tribunal recovered the said amount from a foreign company. TSKJ 11  Construces International Sociaade UNIPESSOAL, that owes the Federal Government tax revenue. The company had carried out the construction Nigerian Liquified …

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Vilifying the House By Chibiko Amarachukwu

At the beginning of the year, Nigerians were greeted with the policy of the total removal of fuel subsidy. The people resisted and the government agreed to a partial removal of the fuel subsidy. Indeed, that partial removal came in …

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Time to Unbundle Nigeria

When an organisation becomes unwieldy, inefficient, corrupt, wasteful and incapable of delivering on its mandate or bringing value to its stakeholders, one of the accepted solutions is to unbundle it. That would mean the creation of smaller, more efficient organizations …

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