With an estimated 1.6 billion people (one third of the world’s urban population) expected to face affordable housing challenge by 2025, the Federal Government has launched a five-year National Development Plan...
24 May 2021
Policy missteps by the Federal Government, especially on issues bordering the telecommunications sector, lingering insecurity and other challenges might have tapered economic growth in the first quarter of the year...
25 Feb 2020
The National Bureau of Statistics’ (NBS) release of heart-warming growth numbers for the last quarter of 2019 yesterday has given further impetus to the discourse on gap between statistics and poverty alleviation.
23 Feb 2017
The current tax to GDP ratio is just about three per cent. It does not compete favourably with the rest of Africa. The average for the countries is about 14 percent, so we still have a long way to go.
6 Feb 2017
In 2016, real GDP growth in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have been the weakest since the 2008-09 global financial crisis. This was largely because of the weak performance in its two largest economies...