2016 budget may not meet expectations, Fashola confesses

Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has said that Federal Government’s expectation to ensure there is inclusion and employment with the N6.6 trillion 2016 budget may not be realistic. He explained that the inclusive governance, which the present administration targets to achieve, will be illusive and the people targeted may not…

The Niger Delta and challenge of PMB’s diplomacy, By Louis Okoroma

President Buhari’s attitude, posturing and utterances about the Niger Delta situation is affected by the fact that as a lover of Nigeria, who is pained by the sorry state of the nation, the anti- corruption crusader finds it difficult to make the link between any form of agitation for restitution for wrongs done any group,…

Kwara Speaker, Rep Chinda for OrderPaper.ng Budget Colloquium

Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Ali Ahmad and Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, Kingsley Chinda, have confirmed participation as panelists at this month’s budget colloquium to chart paths of reform for Nigeria’s budgetary process. The Colloquium is conceived by OrderPaper.ng, Nigeria’s premier independent parliamentary reporting portal to address…

Amir Ul-hajj Arrives Medina, Assures Pilgrims Of Adequate Welfare

Nigeria’s Amir Ul Hajj, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar assured Nigerian pilgrims currently in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and those that are yet to arrive in the Holy Land of adequate welfare while on spiritual hajj exercise. Abubakar, who is also the Etsu Nupe and a respected tradition ruler in Nigeria, gave the assurance on his…

Capital Market Development Fund: Finding Common Use For Unclaimed Dividends

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has a moral duty—to correct the inadequacies of other regulatory frameworks—if that is what it takes to the development of the capital market. SEC is the government agency mandated to regulate and develop the Nigerian Capital Market. Its activities are currently governed by the Investments and Securities Act (ISA)…

Cloud adoption hampered by complexity, lack of integration – Oracle

A growing divide between IT and business is leading many businesses to take the wrong approach to cloud Oracle’s new pan-EMEA study has revealed that while many European companies are embracing the move to the Cloud, nearly half are struggling, wrestling with increases in Cloud integration costs and data silos. A key reason for this…

Is The Future Of Fantasy Sports Win-Win?

Their advertisements are seemingly endless during football season. Promising huge payoffs and the thrill of competition, fantasy sports sites like DraftKings and FanDuel are accessible and in the public mindset. These “one-day” fantasy sites rake in millions of dollars in revenue despite being subjected to legal action by Attorney Generals across the country. Regardless of…