How Costly is Nigerian Governance?

Reactions continue to flow after the Nigerian Central Bank governor asserted that it is difficult for the country to develop when there are more ministers than necessary.

Photo: Vanguard

Vanguard newspaper illustrates the concern.

  • Nigeria:  Cost of Governance

    This Day, 18 December 2012

    Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, recently differed on the cost of governance, raising a fresh ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Talk Sensibly, Oshiomhole Tells Sanusi

    Daily Trust, 7 December 2012

    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday criticized Central Bank governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi over his comments on huge cost of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Oshiomhole Faults Sanusi, Calls for 50 Percent Cut in Govt Overheads

    This Day, 7 December 2012

    Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, Thursday in Abuja, held a divergent view from the one espoused by the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, who ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Cost of Governance - 'Sanusi's Prescription Is Wrong'

    Leadership, 7 December 2012

    Edo State Governor, Adams Oshomohle, has said that the prescription of staff sack in the civil service by the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, as a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Country's Constitution, Anti-Progress - Sanusi

    Vanguard, 6 December 2012

    Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, yesterday, said the Nigerian constitution makes it impossible for economic development in the country and is ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Central Bank Governor - I Won't Stop Talking

    Daily Trust, 6 December 2012

    Central Bank governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi yesterday replied those who criticized him over his comments on the huge cost of governance, saying he will not stop speaking on the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sanusi's Call Spotlights Nation's Dilenma

    Vanguard, 9 December 2012

    Basket Mouth that's how a buddy of mine describes Lamido Sanusi, Governor of the Nigerian Central Bank - "e done start to leak again o." It is a moniker appropriated from Fela's ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sanusi Again! (opinion)

    Vanguard, 10 December 2012

    AGAIN, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mallam Sanusi Lamido is at the centre-stage of controversy with his recent volatile suggestion that the civil service work ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Akinyemi Hails Sanusi Over Public Policy Advocacy

    This Day, 9 December 2012

    Former External Affairs Minister, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has lauded Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, for his courage on public policy ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  So Much Ado About Sanusi's Comment (opinion)

    Daily Trust, 8 December 2012

    I think one of the legacies that Nigeria would miss when Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is finally done with the Central Bank of Nigeria as its Governor is the frank talk that we have not ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sanusi's Panacea for the Economy (opinion)

    Vanguard, 12 December 2012

    SANUSI Lamido Sanusi, governor of Nigeria's Central Bank, revels in controversy- or so it appears. From one controversial step to another Sanusi luxuriates in his loudmouth image. ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sanusi Again! (II) (opinion)

    Vanguard, 11 December 2012

    I ALWAYS said this about the militancy in the Delta while fully condemning it: The truth remains that militants tapped into a groundswell of frustration. read more »

  • Nigeria:  As Mass Sack Looms in the Civil Service (editorial)

    Leadership, 11 December 2012

    Strident tunes are beginning to be heard in government circles regarding what to do with the perceived over bloated workforce. The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Siege On Lamido Sanusi (analysis)

    Daily Trust, 9 December 2012

    One notable characteristic of Nigerians is the amphibology the citizens deploy in public discourse irrespective of age, tribe, religion and educational qualification. This blazing ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sanusi in the Eye of a Storm (analysis)

    Daily Trust, 9 December 2012

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has once again infuriated his countless foes and provided them with the point to make him an object of ridicule in ... read more »