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Abuja Literary Society unveils book on financial literacy for children

Abuja Literary Society unveils book on financial literacy for children

The Abuja Literary Society has unveiled a book to help parents raise financially responsible children who will become ‘mindful’ consumers, investors, savers, and givers. The event which held recently at the Sandralia Hotel, Jabi Abuja was attended by stakeholders in the finance sector, journalists, parents, senior bank executives, lots of enthusiastic children and lovers of

NGO trains young students on saving, investment culture

An NGO, Charis Literacy Impact Initiative (CLII), has trained over 500 secondary school students and teachers in the FCT on financial literacy. The month long training which was organised in partnership with the Universal Basic Education Board (UBEB) ended on Tuesday at the Junior Secondary School, Nyanya 2. Mrs Tonia Ibeneme, the Executive Director of

The Economist writes off Adeosun, says she’s poorly qualified

The Economist magazine has dismissed newly appointed Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, as ill-equipped for the job handed her by President Muhammadu Buhari. The magazine in its assessment of President Buhari’s cabinet suggests that Adeosun’s qualification and skills may not suitable for the current challenges the Nigerian economy faces despite her having acquitted herself well

What the new finance minister must do to save Nigeria’s economy – Rislanudeen

Dr. Rislanudeen Muhammad, a Harvard trained economist and former Acting Managing Director/CEO, Unity Bank and now the Chief Executive Officer, Safmur Investments Limited in this interview sets an agenda for the newly appointed Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. Muhammad also spoke on how to avoid the impending recession, the Treasury Single Account, the real

Economist charges finance minister on other sources of revenue

An Economist, Prof. Uche Uwaleke , has advised the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, to explore other sources of revenue to government outside oil. Uwaleke told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday that exploring other revenue sources would help Nigeria to achieve its goal of becoming one of the top 20 economies

Fuel Scarcity: FG, oil marketers resolve subsidy debt controversy

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) on Monday met in Abuja with the Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala with an assurance that the fuel scarcity would be over within the next few days. The Minister also promised to pay outstanding subsidy claims even after a new government takes over power. While briefing