By Babajide Komolafe, Michael Eboh, Emmanuel Elebeke, Gabriel Ewepu The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) report for first quarter of 2020 released yesterday by the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) confirmed that the nation’s economic growth is on the decline and hence the country is heading towards a recession. According to the NBS, the recession couldRead More
NIGERIAN Shippers’ Council, NSC, has concluded the first phase of its COVID-19 sensitisation for the maritime community.
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Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, has refuted an online publication that its volunteers shut operations over their unpaid emolyments. Prof Wasiu Adeyemo, the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) made the refutal in an interview with the Nigerian Pilot in Lagos on Tuesday.
By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief At the onset of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) index case in Nigeria in February the Federal Government provided N102.5 billion for direct interventions in the healthcare sector. A crises fund was established to address emerging and priority funding needs for the economy which had earlier come under pressure even beforeRead More
Charles N Lambert Leader of Africa’s first economic war and the economic activist spearheading The Black Wall Street Economic War is set to Strike Africa’s first economic war blow. According to Charles, the show is on the anniversary of the 99th year of the Black Wall Street in Tulsa. An Economic War, is a commerce-driven,Read More
Bwari Area Council of the FCT has distributed 900 bags of grains to residents of the area, as part of palliatives to cushion the effect of the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting to be presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to hold on Wednesday. The FEC will be held virtually as the physical distancing order is still in place. The last FEC meeting was held on March 18, 2020, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja,Read More
The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an investigation committee to look into all extant China/Nigeria loan agreements since 2000 with a view to ascertaining their viability, regularising and renegotiating them. This was sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion by Rep, Ben Igbakpa (PDP-Delta) at the plenary on Tuesday. Moving the