Mobile industry adds $184 billion to economy as 5G adoption gathers momentum
From the $155 billion it added to the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) economies in 2019, the mobile industry is expected to increase this to $184 billion by 2024.
Nigeria, others face $44 billion financing gaps despite huge loans
Still struggling to deal with the impact of the coronavirus on their economies, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has said Nigeria and other countries in the sub-Saharan African (SSA) region would need additional financing needs of over $110 billion.
‘Nigeria, others facing unprecedented threat to trade, development’
Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries are facing an unprecedented health and economic crisis that threatens to throw the region off its stride, reversing the development progress of recent years and slow the region’s growth prospects ...
Nigeria, others need $600m investments to bridge SDGs gap
For Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), to bridge the infrastructure gaps and achieve United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a yearly investment of about $600 million is urgently required.
Poor implementation, corruption allegations, politicisation dog FG’s social safety net scheme
There are growing concerns over the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), which is a social safety net established by the Federal Government, in 2016, to tackle poverty and hunger across the country.
Masari reappoints SGS, media adviser
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the re-appointment of Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa as Secretary to the Government of the State (SGS). Alhaji Falalu Bawale, the Director Administration, Government House, made this known in a statement on Saturday in Katsina. According to the Bawale, the governor has also reappointed Mr Muntari Lawal as Permanent…
Jaguar E-PACE hits SSA market in grand style
The Jaguar E-PACE is a five-seat compact Sport Utility Vehicle that packs the design and performance of a Jaguar sports car into a spacious, practical and connected all-wheel-drive vehicle. Trademark Jaguar driving characteristics and stirring design put the brand’s sports car DNA in a practical design packed with advanced technologies. The E-PACE, the newest member…
Government gets review team tax policy
Apparently to grow Nigeria’s tax to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) quota, which currently stands just at about six per cent far below average level of most sub- Saharan African (SSA) countries peer countries like South Africa...
Workers threaten strike over sale of scraps, outsourcing
Workers of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) have threatened to embark on industrial action if the two in-house Unions - Nigeria Union of Railway Workers (NUR), and Senior Staff Association (SSA) refused to reverse plans to sell....