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Short & Sharp: A fool & his pension money (3)

July 16, 2013 10:17 am Published by Comments Off on Short & Sharp: A fool & his pension money (3)

Why would anyone in his right mind invest pension funds under his care in any development project managed by any...


Tightening bias in effective monetary conditions?

July 15, 2013 1:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Tightening bias in effective monetary conditions?

The pressure on Nigeria’s various asset classes (FX, fixed income and equities) has persisted in recent weeks amid a less...


Africa’s turn is coming

July 15, 2013 1:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Africa’s turn is coming

The annual meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Marrakesh in May offered the familiar programme of seminars and...


Shareholder activism & corporate performance

July 15, 2013 1:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Shareholder activism & corporate performance

Shareholder activism is a way in which shareholders can influence a company’s behavior by exercising their rights as owners (Investopedia)....


The madness in Rivers

July 15, 2013 1:10 pm Published by Comments Off on The madness in Rivers

The drama in Rivers State is going beyond what is expected in a normal democracy. It has degenerated into thugocracy....


Sleepless in Cambridge

July 15, 2013 12:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Sleepless in Cambridge

Cambridge is a great city, except for one thing – traffic congestion. The streets leading to the various colleges are...


Managing Nigeria’s revenue brick wall

July 15, 2013 12:53 pm Published by Comments Off on Managing Nigeria’s revenue brick wall

I ran into my friend Mr Nigeria last week Friday. He was not looking good. He had grown more grey...


Re: GSK bitter pill

July 15, 2013 12:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Re: GSK bitter pill

I agree with Townsend (BusinessDay, Monday, July 8, 2013, page 17), and this has been a rather subtle if not consistent...


The Egyptian struggle and beyond

July 15, 2013 12:47 pm Published by

The events that led Egypt’s military to remove President Mohamed Morsi confronted the army with a simple choice: intervention or...