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Panama Papers To Go Public
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Panama Papers To Go Public

You have longed and waited for it. The almighty treasure trove of details containing the biggest secrets of money laundering and shady shell companies is going public on May 9. Yes! The Panama Papers will be releaed on that date. International Coalition of Investigative Journalists, ICIJ, the body that received […]

Nigeria’s Revenue Falls To 5 Year Low
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Nigeria’s Revenue Falls To 5 Year Low

Just when you think things are getting better for Nigeria, realities are showing otherwise. The official figure released by the government shows that the country’s revenue dropped to its lowest in five years. Nigeria’s 36 states and the federal government shared a paltry NGN 299 billion (USD 1.5 billion) in […]

What Nigeria’s IGR Data Is Saying
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What Nigeria’s IGR Data Is Saying

Last Friday, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, released the 2015 internally generated revenue, IGR, figures. The data speaks volume about Nigeria’s economic state and the health states within the system. In total, Nigerian states generated NGN 682 billion in 2015 compared to NGN  707 billion in 2014 representing -3% drop […]

How Republicans Incubated The Toxic Trump Brand
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How Republicans Incubated The Toxic Trump Brand

Mary Shelly, in her book, Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus tells the story of a young science student Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. At university, Victor excels at chemistry and other sciences, soon developing a secret technique to impart life to non-living matter, which […]