IMF moves against early retirement in developing nations
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), has warned developing nations to be wary of early retirement and attendant effect on the economy.
FG and GDP estimates
Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product estimates (in real terms or at 2010 constant prices) for the full year 2018 limped by 1.93 per cent over 2017. The NBS estimates fell within a hair’s breadth of the projected 1.9 per cent growth rate contained in the 30/3/17 IMF press release ....
Why NBS economic growth report is wrong, by experts
The report of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday that the economy recorded 2.4 per cent growth in the fourth quarter of 2018 drew criticism from economic experts.
IMF chief says ready to support Pakistan after meeting PM Khan
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday met Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and assured him that IMF stands ready to support his country.
Italy's economic policies likely to hurt the poorest
The economic policies of Rome's populist government make Italy vulnerable to a crisis of market confidence, with the poorest likely to suffer the most, the IMF warned Wednesday. "The authorities’ policies could leave Italy vulnerable to a renewed loss of market confidence," an International Monetary Fund annual report on the country said. "Italy could then…
Why industrial sector isn’t competitive, by operators
Among other challenges limiting the performance of the manufacturing sector, operators in the sector have attributed poor competitiveness in the industrial sector to mainly inadequate electricity..
Funding 2019 budget with 2017 diaspora remittances
President Muhammadu Buhari recently presented a total expenditure of N8.83 trillion in 2019 Budget Proposal tagged “Budget of Continuity” to the National Assembly.
The Atiku dream to make Nigeria work
The much-anticipated Atiku Abubakar policy document to make Nigeria Work Again has been launched and now available for public scrutiny. Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, a former customs officer, a consummate politician and successful businessman was for eight years, the Vice President of the federal republic of Nigeria (1999- 2007). Atiku has been a constant feature in…