e-Naira and the currency’s depreciation

November 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

The launch of the e-Naira by President Muhammadu Buhari recently has made Nigeria to join the league of countries with electronic currencies. This is a welcome development. As stated by Mr President during the launch, the e-Naira will boost the country’s GDP by $29 billion in the next 10 years and attract more investment.  However, the launch of the e-Naira Read More

2021 petrol subsidy: The N3 trillion question

November 1, 2021 Jerry Uwah 0

Last week the World Bank warned that Nigeria would spend N3 trillion on petrol subsidy in 2021. That is about 400 per cent of what the federal government spends on health and education annually. Government has defiantly ignored the warning because electricity and petrol subsidy is government way of bribing the populace to overlook the horrendous looting by politicians and Read More

Blueprint publisher extols late ex-minister Ruma’s virtues

November 1, 2021 Hamidu Sabo 0

The body of former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Abba Sayyadi Ruma, was Sunday laid to rest at Dan-marna cemetery in Katsina. The burial was preceded by a prayer at the G.R.A Mosque, Katsina, and attended by members of the deceased’s family, friends, associates and hundreds of well wishers from different parts of the country. At the funeral Read More