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KPMG SME Report: Firstbank Named Biggest Mover In 2019

Written by Collins Nweze (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Capital is crucial in driving sustainable Small and Medium Enterprises'(SMEs’) growth and uplifting the economy. First Bank of Nigeria Limited, as part of the launch of its specialised SMEs’ propositions, has continually supported SMEs through diverse initiatives. The bank says its support for SMEs is in line with […]

OPINION – Refineries: Repairs Without Commensurate Results

By Jide Ayobolu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The three refineries owned by the Federal Government lost a total of N111.27bn from January to September this year, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said in its September report. The refineries posted a loss of N96.31bn in the same period in 2018, according to the NNPC data. Nigeria, Africa’s […]

OPINION: Obasanjo’s Visit to El Rufai, By Jideofor Adibe

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Obasanjo’s  recent visit to the Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El Rufai, has dominated the media the past one week.  During the visit, the former President reportedly reflected on the Kaduna state governor’s spat with the Senate when he was Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister and his refusal to apologise to […]

OPINION: Dealing With The Perennial Glitches Of The Physically Challenged Persons

By Jide Ayobolu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A commission that will be responsible for the activities and welfare of people living with disabilities in Nigeria will be established soon, the Federal Government has announced. It said the commission would be the next action to be taken by the present administration with respect to supporting the PLWDs. […]

Opinion: Increased VAT Accruals, By Jide Ayobolu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The country earned a total of N876.09bn from Value Added Tax in the first nine months of this year, statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics have revealed. The NBS in its VAT report which was released recently said the sum of N289.03bn was generated in the first quarter while N311.94bn […]

OPINION: Making The Best Out Of Steel Development, By Jide Ayobolu

Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Nigeria's Minister of Mines and Steel Development

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development says President Muhammadu Buhari has given marching orders to his ministry for the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company. Adegbite disclosed this in Abuja during an interactive session with newsmen on the proposed Nigerian solid minerals downstream workshop scheduled to hold Dec. 2. […]

OPINION: Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu: Politics with Potentials, Dignity And Results

 Photo: Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu during the just concluded Kogi governorship and senatorial elections. By Igho Akengha, Abuja (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Politicians all over the world are interestingly different. Some politicians are mere noise makers and attention seekers. In most cases, characters under this category are lightweight when it comes to ratings and delivery of critical […]

OPINION:Kogi, Bayelsa 2019 Governorship Election: Foretelling The Outcome

By Omoshola Deji (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Democracy is earning the power to govern through free, fair and credible elections. Nigeria is a democratic state, but the leadership recruitment process is largely undemocratic. Material and financial inducements determines victory, the security agencies are political, and the umpire lacks the capacity and will to conduct credible polls. […]

Anambra Community Suffers Landslide; We Not Yet Aware, Says NEMA

From Ignatius Okpara, Awka (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Residents of Ubahu village and environ in Nanka community in  Orumba North council area  of Anambra state, South- East Nigeria, are now living in fear, following  another heavy  landslide that hit the locality on Wednesday night. African Examiner learnt that the disaster which first occurred on 15th of October this […]

OPINION: Sanwo-Olu’s Dilemma And The Burden Of Lagos State

By Akintokunbo A Adejumo (akinadejum@aol.com)  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – “Lagos is a shameful state with a lot of “promise” because of the access to funds relative to other states. Lagos gets a lot of unnecessary commendation and not enough scrutiny. The state of finance in the state is both shameful and annoying. Government keeps quiet, citizens […]

 OPINION: Restoring Pensioners Dignity in Imo, By Austin Uganwa

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Imo State Governor, Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha last Friday restored the self-worth and optimism of the largely distressed Imo retirees. At a stakeholder meeting he organized at Concorde Hotel in Owerri to interface with the senior citizens, he put to an end the anxieties surrounding the 5-year non-payment of pensions. He told […]

WANTED FOR NIGERIA: Good Leaders with Sacrificial Mien!

Akintokunbo A Adejumo (akinadejum@aol.com) (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – “Nigeria is 59 while United States of America is 243 years old, Japan was founded on 11th February 660 BC, Russia is 1156 years old, France is 1600 years old and Germany over a thousand years not forgetting England which was founded in 927 AD. If you tell […]

OPINION: A Sorry Tale of the South West of Nigeria

Akintokunbo A Adejumo, akinadejum@aol.com  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Western Region was a subdivision of the Federation of Nigeria until 1967 and its capital was at Ibadan. It was established in 1939 under British rule as a subdivision of the Southern Nigeria colony. Upon independence of Nigeria in 1960, it became one of the members of […]

Osinbajo: The Travails of a Vice President

By Jideofor Adibe (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – This is not the best of times for the Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Since the beginning of Buhari’s second term in office, there has been speculations on whether the VP would continue to enjoy the sort of legroom he was allowed in the government during the regime’s first […]

OPINION: Taking Politics Too Far, By Adewale Kupoluyi

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Recent happenings in the polity have reminded us that there seems to be a mix-up when it comes to playing politics and public service. They are not the same thing. Naturally, one should not be too surprised about the confusion because it is on the platform of political parties that candidates get […]

OPINION: Terrorists, Army And Media Glamour, By Emmanuel Onwubiko

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai is a hard core military officer with some impressive academic laurels. He is reputed to have garnered good enough battle field’s credentials which in the first instance qualified him for the top job in What is regarded as the biggest Army in Africa.  But he has also […]

OPINION: The $9.6B Judgment Debt Burden, By Adewale Kupoluyi

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The court judgment of $9.6 billion against Nigeria by a United Kingdom court for its inability to perform a subsisting contract between both parties continues to elicit reactions and controversy in the polity. In a judgment against the nation, the Irish company, Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) has been given the […]

OPINION – Imo: 90 Days Of Nothingness

Photo: Gov Emeka Ihedioha (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Andrew Nnanna arrived his office building in Orji-Owerri in Imo State promptly at eight am as was his habit. He needed only to park his car and use the stairs to the floor of the Estate Company where he works. He will be at his little office next […]

OPINION: Agony Of A Diseased Nation

By Adewale Kupoluyi (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – On a daily basis, one keeps ruminating over the litany of moral decadence afflicting our society. What seems more disturbing is the prevalent cases of rape and defilement of children, toddlers and babies across the land. Rape should never be tolerated. It dehumanises and is emblematic of degradation of […]

Firstbank Spotlighting Opportunities In The Agriculture Value Chain

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – In 2017, the Nigerian agriculture sector witnessed a revolutionary discourse on the economic benefits of sustainable agriculture value-chain as an alternative source of economic development and foreign exchange with the launch of FirstBank Agric Expo.  It was a first-of-its-kind initiative that afforded the bank the opportunity to aggregate top players in the […]

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