29 August 2019
Is Nigeria ready for the new world order?
With Trump doubling down on his ‘America First’ policies and Europe dealing with its troubles, Nigeria needs to adjust to avoid trouble times…

28 August 2019
Guardian Nigeria
Nigerians back private ranches, Oyo rejects open grazing
Nigerians have urged the Federal and State Governments to facilitate the establishment of private ranches as part of solutions to frequent clashes and loss of lives and property associated with the open grazing of cattle…

20 August 2019
Nigerians who earn less than minimum wage spend 95% on food
The latest report released by SB Morgen (SBM) Intelligence shows that Nigerians who earn less than the newly approved ₦30,000 minimum wage spend 95% of their income on food consumption…

15 August 2019
Guardian Nigeria
Is Nigeria subsidising fuel consumption in West Africa?
Boasting a population of 25 million, the markets of Cameroon are full to bursting. Along with dirt roads vermillion, turquoise and saffron handwoven mats are spread out as far as the eye can see, every empty space between them dotted with bowls towering with tomatoes, pepper, onions and garlic. Peppery smoke from suya stands billows over DIY wooden shacks as sweat glazed men and women buy and sell anything that can fit in your hand. And for every person filtering through bowls of gold necklaces, fanning themselves outside Bukka huts and wandering along the red clay roads, there are two barrels of illegally smuggled oil…

Premium Times
Buratai goes tough on top officers over sack of key brigade
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has taken punitive measures against senior military officers under whose watch a key brigade fell to Boko Haram terrorists last week…

11 August 2019
Strange times in Nigeria
These appear to be strange times in Nigeria, when everything seems to work against the country. With high unemployment rate currently around 23 percent, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics, many Nigerian youths have become easy preys to people who recruit them for unwholesome activities…

9 August 2019
The Cable
Nigeria sells the cheapest petrol in West Africa — recipe for smuggling
The Nigerian government has been subsidising the price of petrol for decades. This has ensured that petrol has remained cheap and affordable for citizens of Africa’s most populous nation; so cheap that it is the cheapest in West Africa…

8 August 2019
Tech Cabal
Proposed five percent tax on e-commerce transactions could hinder growth
In a recent interview, Babatunde Fowler, the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), disclosed that his agency is considering imposing a new tax specifically for e-commerce…

6 August 2019
Premium Times
Buhari’s govt, major beneficiary of protests, tightening the noose on freedom
Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s now famous statement about being the most insulted president in the world who gave Nigerians “total freedom” they would miss after he left office, may sound somewhat hyperbolic…

5 August 2019
Why Nigeria needs to stop the cycle of flawed elections
In the run-up to the last general elections in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari emphasised his government’s resolve to ensure that the elections were free and fair…

1 August 2019
Consumer spend more on jollof rice as it costs ₦5,974 per pot
Nigerians are now spending more to prepare a pot of Jollof than they did in 2016, thanks to the price of vegetable oil which drove the cost to ₦5,974, data by SBM Intelligence, a research arm of SB Morgen that tracks prices of key household items across major markets in Nigeria revealed…