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By Abi Adeboyejo Abi Adeboyejo. Email: abi.adeboyejo@yahoo.com Sometimes it is better to keep quiet than to speak and make a fool of yourself. I attended a dinner party during the week to celebrate one of my colleague’s fiftieth birthday. Part Irish, blonde and very well preserved for her age, my colleague...

By Abi Adeboyejo.  Email: abi.adeboyejo@yahoo.com Abi Adeboyejo. Email: abi.adeboyejo@yahoo.com There are times when my salary at the end of the month...

Abi Adeboyejo,  Home Away From Home, Email: abi.adeboyejo@yahoo.com How do you pronounce the word ‘garage’?  I bet you all think you do, especially if you are reading this on the other side of the pond, where this article is published and read by my country people. But wait till you have to speak perfect English all day everyday to a bunch of teenagers who think...

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...

•Sanusi •Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Finance Minister. “The first thing I have to say is that we have a central bank that is autonomous and it is the best...

“In recent times, one of the causes of malfunctions in the Nigerian financial system is the paradox of substantial government deposits in Deposit Money Banks and high government borrowings from the deposit money banks. As of June 13, 2013, the three tiers of government had N2.384tn in the DMBs out of which about 90 per cent are in zero interest bearing current accounts. ...

In August 2002, a paper titled “A Liberalised Foreign Exchange Market; a proposal for a liberalized forex market in Nigeria,  and its economic benefits”...

In a recent interactive session with the House of Representatives Committee on Banking and Currency, the Governor of the Central Bank, Lamido Sanusi, noted...

By Abi Adeboyejo Nigerian men have a reputation with ladies in the UK. Whether it is a good or bad reputation is left for you to decide. It is hard enough trying to convince your average Briton that Nigeria is a lovely country. I’ve found that many Nigerians abroad are very protective about Nigeria’s image and our patriotic streak comes out strong whenever anyone...

By Abi Adeboyejo I never thought I would one day listen to as many news programmes as I do now. It is not as if there is anything cheering going on these days, is there? Reporters won’t let us forget the fact that there’s war in Syria, an earthquake in China and riots in Cyprus. At the end of the hour-long BBC news, a quick flash of the latest attack by Boko Haram...