Governors, yesterday, disagreed with the leadership of the National Assembly over their call for the redeployment or outright removal of two ministers for their inability to effectively manage the economy, which had since slipped into recession.Read More
THE rejection of Federal Government’s two–day Niger Delta Summit, initially planned to hold tomorrow (Monday) and Tuesday, by the Pan–Niger Delta Coastal States Consultative Forum, led by former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, may have forced government to postpone the talks, Friday night.Read More
TO fast track Nigeria’s recovery from economic recession, some Senators, yesterday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack or redeploy some of his ministers, who are currently saddled with the onerous task of managing the economy.Read More
The lack of coordination between the nation’s fiscal and monetary authorities has become manifest as the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, refused to cut interest rate, as suggested by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun.Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said the Federal Government was considering fast-tracking the solutions to engender a rebound in the country’s economic fortunes.Read More
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, and managers of the nation’s economy, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and Planning; and Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, yesterday, said the nation’s economic crisis will soon come to an end, insisting that “the worst is over.”Read More
Alarmed by the dwindling fortunes of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, brainstormed with his key ministers and financial experts from the public and private sectors, to find ways of fixing the troubled economyRead More
The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has called on the Federal Government to seek the advice of economic experts in tackling the current economic crisis in the country.Read More
A United Nations, agency, Food and Agricultural Organisation, FAO, and private sector institutions in the country predicted, yesterday, that inflationary pressures may still be on the nation’s economy through to the end of the year, contrary to some indicators, which pointed to a waning cost-push consumer price increases.Read More
Some members of the House of Representatives, yesterday, advised security agencies to conclude investigations before smearing the image of Nigerians in the media.Read More
The Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, said in Ilorin, yesterday, that the Federal Government, led by All Progressives Congress, APC, has no excuse not to fix the nation’s ailing economy.Read More
A development that may rock the relationship between the Nigerian Army and the Federal Capital Development Administration, FCDA, is building up and may crystallise into a show of force or legal tussle.Read More
THE fog of uncertainty beclouding conduct of the Edo State governorship election has cleared. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, last night, yielded to security advice and postponed the election to Wednesday, September 28, 2016.Read More
The Department of State Services, DSS, and the Nigeria Police, yesterday called for the postponement of the Edo State governorship election scheduled for Saturdayelection on the basis of feared attacks by unknown insurgents and terrorists during next week’s Sallah break. Sequel to the call, confusion, yesterday, enveloped plans for the polls.Read More
Pentecostal Bishops Forum, yesterday, told President Muhammadu Buhari that there was hunger in the land.
The clerics made their feelings known after a closed door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Their cry came as President Buhari, at the campaign of All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship election rally in Benin City, Edo State, assured Nigerians that the nation’s economy would soon get out of its current doldrums, even as Vice President Osinbajo blamed the country’s economic quagmire on bad governance and corruption of past leaderships.