“We will get through this much stronger economically and much stronger as a people because of our resilience. There are a lot of challenges but they offer significant opportunities for us to turn things around.” Those were the words of assurance from Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, to Nigerians during his interaction today at the
The Consumers’ confidence in the economy has taken a huge decline by 3.0 index point to 0.3 index point in the first quarter of this year (Q1’20) from 3.3 index point in Q4’19.
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AS the novel Coronavirus is ravaging the world, it has taken a toll on business ventures across the globe.
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By Sunny Ikhioya THE title of this piece is not original to me. Years ago, it was in a situation, such as now, I think, during the Structural Adjustment Programme, SAP, debate under the General Ibrahim Babangida’s regime that Ray Ekpu, in his column in the Sunday Times, titled a piece: “Wanted the one handedRead More
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*FIN lists strategies for Africa’s post-COVID economy By Prince Osuagwu, Hi-Tech Editor Foreign Investment Network (FIN) has listed a number of economic strategies Nigeria and other African countries could adopt, to avert the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. FIN is a United Kingdom-based company driving foreign direct investment, FDI for Africa and other developingRead
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
The Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says its three sub-committees have submitted their reports for review. The Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, briefed State House correspondents after the ESC’s fourth meeting on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The ESC was constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari
The South-East /South-South Network (SESSNet) has expressed concern over what it described as the lack of coordination between governors of the South-East and South-South region in tackling the coronavirus pandemic in their regions and the consequent lockdown measures.
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