Is poverty the ultimate reward for pension contributors?

Our collective sense of compassion seems to have become so dulled to media reports and photographs of emaciated senior citizens collapsing after waiting endlessly in queues under the hot tropical sun, for verification of their identity or eventual payment of pension entitlements from government agencies responsible for disbursement!  In reality, the victims of such oppression […]

Nigeria’s economic destiny: Trapped in false hope!

In August 2002, a paper titled “A Liberalised Foreign Exchange Market; a proposal for a liberalized forex market in Nigeria,  and its economic benefits” by Boyo/Ojomaikre (, was presented to the National Economic Intelligence Committee (NEIC), then headed by Prof. Ibrahim Ayagi, an economist, and one time managing director of a now defunct merchant bank. […]