What is Your Money Doing in the Bank?

“It is not by augmenting the capital of the country, but by rendering a greater part of that capital active and productive than would...

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Your Revenue is Not Too Low, Your Costs are Too High

“No man is rich, whose expenditure exceeds his means; and no one is poor whose Incomings exceed his outgoings”  Thomas Chandler...

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Made in China

“When I was growing up, my parents told me, ‘Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.’ I tell my daughters,...

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First Bank: Still Standing Gidigba 125 Years After

This week marks the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the existence of the First Bank franchise in Nigeria. This stands the bank out...

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INFLATION AS TAXATION WITHOUT LEGISLATION

“Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair”. Sam Ewing....

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BUDGET 2018: NAMING OUR PUPPY A LION

“The government pretends it is paying us, and we pretend we are working” – An old Soviet era joke “Dear Government… I’m going...

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ALEX OTTI’s technocratic skills and distinctions fit to lead Abia

Dr. ALEX OTTI:  Leader, Banker, Catalyst and Pillar of Empowerment…. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” It seems...

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Diversification of The Economy? Yes, But

OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI “Planning is an unnatural process. It is much more fun to do something else. The nicest thing about not...

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Still On the Diversification of the Economy

OUTSIDE THE BOX -By Alex Otti “In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless but planning is indispensable”Dwight...

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The Fiscal Side of Things

OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI , “We are moving towards a (complex) global economy. One way of approaching that is to pull the covers over...

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