• Why Nigerians shun banks, keep money at home – Survey

    Why Nigerians shun banks, keep money at home – Survey

    Some Nigerians have identified greed, corruption and instability of the financial sector as reasons why people keep money at home.

    They spoke in separate interviews in a survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

    In South-West, a financial analyst, Mr Rotimi Agboluaje, bemoaned the trend, saying this had impacted negatively on the economy.

    Agboluaje cited illiteracy, lack of financial education and lack of confidence in the banking sector as reasons why many Nigerians keep money at home.

    He said that it would […]

  • 3,600 aides on average serve governors – Survey

    3,600 aides on average serve governors – Survey

    Since the current democratic dispensation in Nigeria began in 1999, opinions have been divided on its desirability, given the cost of running the system.

    While many Nigerians have called for a review of the system to ascertain its suitability on the ground that it is expensive, some, especially political office holders, have continued to defend it.

    The proponents of the system argue that it is the best for the country and that the cost of governance inherent is inevitable.

    A major known source […]

  • Poor educational system blamed for declining quality of English language – survey

    Poor educational system blamed for declining quality of English language – survey

    The declining quality of English language spoken in Nigeria has been attributed to the poor educational system particularly in education administration and the state of infrastructure in institutions over the last decade.

    The polls conducted by NOIPolls in partnership with Language and Skills Development Consulting Limited also revealed that almost seven out of 10 Nigerians constituting about 68 percent of the sampled populace traced the decline to other factors such as dearth of qualified English language teachers, cultural and environmental influence, […]

  • Buhari’s approval rating drops to 39% – Survey

    Buhari’s approval rating drops to 39% – Survey

    Latest survey on governance released in Abuja, the nation’s capital, on Thursday by NOIPolls, a renowned survey agency, indicated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s job approval rating has suffered a decline.

     

    According to the result of the survey, President Buhari’s approval rating for the month of June 2016 stood at 39 percent.

    This latest score, according to the poll agency, represented a nine-point decline when compared to the rating in May 2016, which stood at 48 percent.

    The survey also revealed a general decline […]