Experts harp on importance of statistics in national planning, development
Statistician-General, National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, has charged government at all levels to embrace the practice of evidence-based planning for national development.
‘Our goal is to increase revenues to meet obligations, address poverty gaps’
Amid criticisms of slow budgetary implementation, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, told select senior editors in Lagos that due to the long term nature of some infrastructure development, significant impact will be felt once the projects are completed. He also used the forum to speak on the benefits of…
Awodiya: We must make culture central focus of our national planning
In this interview, Muyiwa Awodiya, a professor of Theatre Arts, interrogates the culture sector, how the comatose National Theatre can be revamped and his new job at Osun State University among others. He spoke to Oji Onoko in Ibadan. You recently retired from the Department of Theatre Arts & Mass Communication, University of Benin, Benin…