11 Oct 2022
Cascading global crises have left 54 countries -- home to more than half of the world's poorest people -- in dire need of debt relief, the UN said Tuesday.
26 Sep 2022
At the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, the United States, last week, President Muhammadu Buhari, made an open-ended request for ‘outright’ debt cancellation for developing countries facing “the most severe challenges”.
11 Oct 2021
Debt loads in low-income countries surged 12 percent to a record $860 billion in 2020 amid the pandemic, prompting World Bank President David Malpass on Monday to call for a "comprehensive plan" to deal with the issue. "Sustainable debt levels are vital for economic recovery and poverty reduction," he said. Efforts to combat Covid-19 exacerbated…
28 Dec 2019
...Ex-president Calls For National Dialogue Organisers of the 'Why I am Alive' campaign celebration could have expected interesting twists when they invited former President, Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo to tell 'the Nigerian story' in Lagos at the weekend. Board member of the group, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, had given a hint of what was to come when…