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27 Aug 2020
Amid controversy over the ongoing Computer Based Test for teacher’s recruitment in Oyo State, the consulting firm handling the project, Education Advancement Centre...
27 Nov 2019
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), and East African Community (EAC), have concluded plans to connect...
18 Nov 2019
The official announcement of the proposal to “shore up” the economy via the instrumentality of a 7.2% hike in Value Added Tax (VAT) on a variety of consumer items and of the thankfully rested re-introduction...
4 Nov 2019
The official announcement of the proposal to “shore up” the economy via the instrumentality of a 7.2% hike in Value Added Tax (VAT) on a variety of consumer items and of the thankfully rested re-introduction of payment of toll on a number of the nation’s major highways in the wake of the setting up of a “crack” Economic Advisory Council...
1 Nov 2019
The creation of the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) in September generated all sorts of public reactions. One notable reaction was the view that its creation has diminished the remit of the Vice President, in as much as the Economic Management Team (EMT), previously chaired the Vice President, was abolished. This belief reflects an inchoate understanding…
22 Oct 2019
Following the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage and the planned increase on Nigeria's Value Added Tax (VAT), a research analyst has said the moves are capable of heightening inflationary pressure by the first quarter (Q1) of 2020.
8 Oct 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 Independence Day address to the nation may have created an enabling platform to encourage new discussions on how to transform Nigeria’s economy. The President’s setting up of an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) is an important tool in this regard.
26 Sep 2019
The growing competition for investment across the African continent is helping to promote reform, which in turn encourages greater investment, a new report on Africa Risk-Reward Index 2019 has shown.
17 Sep 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday replaced the Economic Management Team (EMT) headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with an Economic Advisory Council (EAC). The new EAC, which reports directly to the president, will be chaired by an economist, Prof. Doyin Salami.
22 Feb 2019
The Election Analysis Centre (EAC) of the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has decried recent redeployments of police officers across the country. The centre also faulted the directive issued by president Muhammadu Buhari against ballot box snatchers. Speaking at a media briefing yesterday in Abuja, its Chairman, Professor Adele Jinadu and a member, Olajumoke…
29 Sep 2016
Bamgbose, who spoke during the 20th-anniversary seminar and the launch of “School-on-Air” video tutorial for secondary school students, at the National Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Lagos.
15 Sep 2016
As the nation moves to diversify the economy from oil, an Ibadan-based firm, Education Advancement Centre (EAC) yesterday showcased a set of chemical products made from plastics and cans wastes.


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Cameron Beveridge, Regional Director for Southern Africa at SAP JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 5th July 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Business leaders are engaged in a delicate balancing act as radical workforce changes, new customer demands, external pressures and the impact of the pandemic collide to create a multitude of new challenges and opportunities.  Cameron Beveridge, Regional Director…
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An independent commission that is to conduct Spain's first official probe into suspected sexual abuse of minors within the Catholic Church met for the first time Tuesday. Unlike in many other nations where the government or the Church itself has opened an investigation into such abuses, Spain has only recently made moves to follow suit…
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Britain's finance minister Rishi Sunak on Tuesday announced his resignation, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under fire for his handling of a sleaze scandal involving a senior colleague. "The public rightly expect government to be conducted properly, competently and seriously," Sunak wrote in his resignation letter. "I recognise this may be my last ministerial…
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The IMF will send a team to Ghana this week to begin talks on a possible loan program for the West African nation, the fund announced Tuesday. The nation's President Nana Akufo-Addo had previously rejected calls to seek financial assistance from the IMF, but last week authorized the step as the country faces soaring inflation.…
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The management of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo State, has made it mandatory for every patient in the hospital to pay a daily sum of N1,000.00 electricity bill. UCH administrator, Wole Oyeyemi, in a circular disclosed that this new development was prompted by the high cost of electricity tariffs and diesel. “Following the…