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$20bn Idle Deposits: Burden Or Opportunity?

Posted: Mar 15, 2016 at 10:31 am   /   Columnists, Les Leba

Henry Boyo “As I am talking to you, $20bn is in various domiciliary accounts of individuals. Naira is our currency, […]

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Wombling And Fumbling With Fuel Prices

Posted: Jan 20, 2016 at 6:55 am   /   Columnists, Les Leba

BY HENRY BOYO The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency’s Executive Secretary, Farouk Ahmed, reportedly announced, at a press briefing in […]

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Does CBN Mastermind The Brazen Rape Of The Treasury?

Posted: Dec 9, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Columnists, Les Leba

BY HENRY BOYO It would come as a huge surprise to Nigerians if anyone suggested that surplus money constitutes the […]

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Is MTN A Victim Of Regulatory Overkill?

Posted: Nov 11, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Columnists, Les Leba

BY HENRY BOYO Media reports, from both local and foreign sources, have lately suggested that MTN, arguably, Africa’s largest mobile […]

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Devalue ?, Remove Subsidy And ‘Kill’ Nigerians

Posted: Nov 4, 2015 at 3:00 am   /   Columnists, Les Leba

BY Henry Boyo The IMF’s speculated positive prescriptions have yet to manifest as sustainable, socially empowering or employment generating models […]

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Will APC allow credible elections?

Posted: Oct 21, 2015 at 1:00 am   /   Columnists, Les Leba

By Bola Bolawole Credible elections are a fulcrum of democracy. Without it, democracy cannot be said to be alive and […]

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Collegiate Presidency And National Harmony

Posted: Sep 30, 2015 at 12:18 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

By Henry Boyo There can be no end in the foreseeable future to a do-or-die fight for the presidency of […]

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That Bark By J.P Morgan!!

Posted: Sep 16, 2015 at 12:11 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

By Henry Boyo The threat, earlier this year, by the United States-based international banking mogul, J.P Morgan to phase out […]

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65 More Refineries! Hurray!…. But!!

Posted: Sep 9, 2015 at 12:10 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

By Henry Boyo The release of licenses, in June this year, to 65 Nigerian companies to establish local refineries must […]

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Economy: Mr. President’s Unfortunate Mistep

Posted: Jul 22, 2015 at 2:36 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

By Henry Boyo   The recent announcement by the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, of the disbursement of over N760bn to […]

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Mr. President: Beware Of The Day Of Subsidy Removal

Posted: Jul 1, 2015 at 3:06 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

By Henry Boyo   According to recent media reports, almost N5tn was disbursed as subsidy payment on fuel consumption between […]

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Salary Arrears: What Manner Of Bailout?

Posted: Jun 24, 2015 at 1:42 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

By Henry Boyo   The Executive Governors of more states in the Federation, unabashedly admitted recently, that, all is not […]

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The Oppressive Folly Of Fuel Subsidy

Posted: May 13, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

LES LEBA, 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com The data released by responsible Agencies of government on fuel subsidy outlays, have […]

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When $ became cheaper in the black market!

Posted: Apr 29, 2015 at 12:08 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

LES LEBA, 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com Nigerians have, become familiar with the irregular cycles of stable supply and intermittent […]

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Naira/Dollar atm cards and inexplicable profligacy

Posted: Apr 22, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

LES 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com One cannot be certain whether Nigerians should celebrate or decry the recent Central Bank […]

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Buhari and the economy: which way forward?

Posted: Apr 8, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

LES LEBA, 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com Expectedly, goodwill messages have deservedly, poured in from far and wide to congratulate […]

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Guess who is dollarising the economy!

Posted: Apr 1, 2015 at 2:33 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

LES LEBA, 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com “….The committee observed that its previous decisions needed time for their effects to […]

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Will PDP or APC rescue the economy?

Posted: Mar 18, 2015 at 3:08 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

The 2015 election is barely two weeks away and yet, not even close followers of events in the political space […]

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The tragedy of errors in the fuel market

Posted: Mar 11, 2015 at 4:03 am   /   Business, COLUMNIST, Les Leba

Les Leba 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com,  lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com Curiously, in an attempt to align with public sentiment, in an election […]

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Planning to fail with budget 2015

Posted: Mar 4, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

LES LEBA 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com Over the years, both the Legislative and the Executive arms of government have […]

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Where is the $7bn cbn loan to 14 banks?

Posted: Feb 18, 2015 at 2:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

LES LEBA, 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com “The report of the 14 Nigerian banks which were appointed as Asset Managers […]

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Economic mismanagement in retrospect

Posted: Feb 11, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

LES LEBA, 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com What you are about to read is a true account of the gross […]

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Soludo vs Iweala: Between the pot and the kettle

Posted: Feb 4, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

  LES LEBA, 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com The co-ordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has promptly responded […]

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T/bills: Who will stop this looting spree?

Posted: Dec 31, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

LES LEBA, 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com The contradictions in our failed economy are probably best captured by the stark […]

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Is diversification of the economy possible?

Posted: Nov 26, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Les Leba

LES LEBA, 08052201997, lesleba@gmail.com, lesleba@swiftng.com, lesleba@lesleba.com,   www.lesleba.com In the wake of public concerns on the impact of the tumbling prices […]

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