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RECESSION: NECA, SERAP prescribe policies to jumpstart economy

…More tax cut to promote investment …Reduction in cost of governance …Increase investment in health, social services …More transparency in govt finance By Babajide Komolafe, Victor Ahiuma-Young & Olasunkanmi Akoni As Nigerians continue to struggle with news of the nation’s second economic recession in five years, and the impact on their welfare, the Nigeria Employers
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NECA calls for urgent economic recovery effort

NECA calls for urgent economic recovery effort

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has called for an urgent economic recovery effort in view of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). NECA’s Director-General, Dr Timothy Olawale, who made the call in a statement on Saturday, said that the data confirmed that the nation had entered
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EndSARS protest: Our members lost over N5tn, says NECA

By Victor Ahiuma-Young Nigeria Employers Consultative Association , NECA, has said Organised Private Sector, OPS lost over 5 trillion to #EndSARS protest. At briefing in Lagos, the association said without serious government assistance, many businesses would go under. READ ALSO: #EndSARS: This is not religious war, not ethnicity biased ― CAN youth wing Details later:
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Population of extremely poor persons in Nigeria hits 102m — NECA

…Global statistics expected to reach 150 million by 2021- World Bank …Govt must give support to organised business to strive, flourish; tackle insecurity — Economists, Analysts …Improving ease of business will attract investment — Experts By Peter Egwuatu There are indications that Nigeria’s poverty level may have further deteriorated as the latest reports of the
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RIGHT ONSITF probe: Middle Belt group berates FalekeF REPLY: Letter to Dr. Ngige

RIGHT OF REPLY: Letter to Dr. Ngige

By Joseph Atobisi I read with utter disappointment, the opinion article written by Mr. Yinka Odumakin titled: “Letter to Dr. Ngige” and published simultaneously in Vanguard and Daily Independent on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Actually, I do not bother to read Yinka’s articles, but I became tempted to look through the piece because of the
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COVID-19 compounds Nigeria’s economic woes — NECA

COVID-19 compounds Nigeria’s economic woes — NECA

By Victor Young Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, on Tuesday in Lagos, said the COVID-19 pandemic had compounded the nation’s economic woes, raising the alarm that Nigeria’s economy was characterised by rising poverty, rising debt profile, increasing inflation, weak value of Naira, unprecedented unemployment and reduced government revenue, among others. Speaking at NECA’s 63rd Annual
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Ngige bars NECA’s President from NSITF board meetings

By Victor Young Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has barred the Acting President of Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, Taiwo Adebiyi, from future board meetings of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, saying he has not been screened and cleared by appropriate security agencies. In a letter to the Director-General of
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