ISLAMIC BANKING IN NIGERIA: SIX YEARS OF LOTUS HALAL FUND

   Lotus capital is a pioneer in the field of Islamic fund management being the first institution in the country to lunch halal management fund in 2008 when it made its initial public offering to the public. Since that time the fund has achieved a lot including the revolutionary lunching of Islamic shares index in association with the management of the Nigeria stock exchange in 2012. Its

A LOOK AT NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA: PROFESSIONAL CAREER, POLITICS, AND ECONOMICS

In continuation of my assessment of roles and contributions of some powerful Nigerian women to the nations economy in the last one and a half decades, i will today look at Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The supervising minister of economy and finance, former director of the World Bank, and a powerful woman in the country. With a PhD from  MIT and Bachelor degree from Harvard University as well as

TIME FOR NDIC TO WAKE UP FROM HER SLUMBER

Official deposit insurance originated from the former Czechoslovakia in 1924, but United States popularized it during the great depression’s banking crisis of 1933 (Wikipedia);  in Nigeria deposit insurance started in the 1988 following SAP implementation that led to the liberalization of the country’s banking system. With about 25 years of existence deposit insurance in Nigeria has not