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26 Jun
With President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration inching to its twilight, a major assessment of its economic performance came last week in the form of the World Bank Nigeria Development Update...
9 May
Once, indeed, is a mistake and twice, stupidity. But for the United States Federal Reserve System, both the first and second interest rate hikes were the beginning of a new trend
10 Mar
In the year 2021, the Nigerian economy recorded the highest growth of its GDP since 2014, beating the expectations of economists and the projections of the International Monetary Fund
3 Dec 2021
In this final analysis of ways to build sustainable, healthier, more equitable food supply systems, we examine solutions put forward by experts of the World Economic Forum
18 Sep 2020
As revenues plummet and the government, at different levels, scramble for funds to meet urgent financial obligations, economists and allied experts have called for an aggressive financial inclusion
25 Aug 2020
The Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN) has written President Muhammadu Buhari to resuscitate the moribund $3.1 billion investment worth Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria
24 Apr 2020
Petroleum and Energy Economists yesterday painted a gloomy picture for the nation’s economy, canvassing cut in the workforce as well as salary at the Federal
13 Jan 2020
Professionals have attributed Nigeria’s economic downturn largely to unfavourable government policies and unreliable power supply.
29 Dec 2019
In 2003, the Nigerian chapter of PEN International published Melody of Stones, its first anthology of Nigerian writing
20 Dec 2018
Economists have expressed worries over rising unemployment in the country amidst Federal Government’s claim that N4.59 trillion of the N6.84 trillion targeted spending in the 2018 budget had implemented. While some of them doubted the veracity of the claims, others argued that the releases and deployment of funds might have been hampered by none-inclusiveness to…
24 Aug 2016
Economists claim to be concerned with promoting rapid growth, full employment and stable prices. Have they been successful in their attempts to achieve their claimed objectives? No! Economists and economics-based institutions cannot manage our economies....

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….. blames Presidency, security agencies Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, (HURIWA) on Monday, slammed the Federal Government and security agencies over the rising kidnapping and killing of Catholic priests who are now endangered species as they have become soft targets for suspected Fulani bandits who are growing their kidnap-for-ransom business. HURIWA’s National Coordinator, Comrade…
52 mins ago
The Federal Government has said that it would continue to support the Privatisation and commercialisation of critical sectors that pose a huge financial burden to it so as to boost the socio-economic, growth and development of the nation.
56 mins ago
The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), on Monday, ask the Northern voters to resist the temptation of voting along religion, tribe and political party lines ahead of the 2023 general election.
1 hour ago
_...appeal to Tinubu, Shettima to rejig presidential ticket_ No fewer than 5,000 Yoruba Elders majorly members of the ruling All Progressives Congress and supporters of Bola Tinubu, today, took to the streets of Lagos to protest the party’s Muslim-Muslim ticket, calling for a Christian to be incorporated. The thousands of pro-Tinubu protesters, under the aegis…
3 hours ago
Nigeria’s inflation rate has defied monetary tightening, hitting 19.64 per cent in July, a level not seen in over one-and-a-half decade.