Mutilated Currency Division or Why US Dollars Tend to Always Be Cleaner and Fresher than Naira

Every year, twenty three thousand cases get sent into the Mutilated Currency Division (MCD) of the US Treasury. The problem is usually very simple, someone has some physical cash that is damaged in some way. It could be either fire, water, chemicals, insects, animals, petrification from burying or whatever else. As long as the money […]

Nike May Lose the Battle, But They’re Winning the War

Yesterday, Nike revealed the new campaign marking the 30th anniversary of their “Just Do It” marketing slogan, with NFL player Colin Kaepernick as the face of it. The Internets, understandably, went to shits. For one side of the culture, the campaign was a massive hit and a salute to American athletes who have been taking […]

The Nigerian Bond Market: How Progress Happens (Or Doesn’t) – DoubleEph

Below is a transcript of a thread shared on twitter by Feyi Fawehinmi about the Nigerian bond market and how a country develops or fails to, or even reverses course. I think it contains many lessons for us and I decided to share them here. I’ll repost his tweets with minimal edits/comments. Thread reads: I […]

California!

Hi guys! I travelled to California for the first time since I’ve been in the States. I’d always wanted to visit but I never found sufficient reason to but this year I finally took the plunge. My visit brought me to the San Francisco Bay Area. And I’ll tell you right now? I love it. […]

10 Important Changes the Nigerian Senate Made to How Business Is Done In Nigeria

Last week Tuesday, the Nigerian Senate quietly repealed and replaced the Companies and Allied Matters Act of 1990 with a more improved 2018 version. In case you don’t know, this is the law that governs business and company formation, operations and regulations in Nigeria and these changes were long overdue. We were way behind the […]