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In the last couple of weeks, the economic and political news coming out of Nigeria has not been positive. It has been about doing things the wrong way, lack of due process, desecration of the rule of law, outright impunity for violators of rights and economic policies that have attracted negative ratings
The Buhari Media Organisation has described the 2019 Nigeria economic update by World Bank as correct but incomplete.
A United Nations expert has warned of a looming mass starvation in Zimbabwe as the effects of a severe drought and a collapsing economy take their toll.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has pledged "no impunity" for security forces that he said used excessive force and violated the rights of protesters during weeks of violent riots over economic policies and social injustice that have left more than 20 dead.
Former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari over his directive to the bank to halt foreign exchange for food importation.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has called on organised labour to challenge political leaders to ensure that state resources meet the needs of workers and other Nigerians.
The CBN governor, Dr Godwin Emefiele, has identified smuggling and dumping of goods as the greatest challenges hindering the success of Nigeria’s economic policies.
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied reports of manipulating process for nominating leadership of the National Assembly (NASS), describing the insinuations as injurious to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has called on the Federal Government to ensure sustained commitment on the stability of economic policies, social investment programmes and deepening of engagement with the private sector in President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Lagos said his administration’s economic policies are making the desired impact, evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.
The above quote is probably synonymous with the popular definition of insanity as “the continuous repetition of the same process with the same wrong results, and still expect a positive difference at each turn.”
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians are no longer interested in fake promises and false performance claims, now that elections are around the corner.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday blamed US President Donald Trump after inflation hit a nine-year high in the Philippines, hurting the image of the populist leader.
US and Chinese mid-level officials are set to resume contentious trade talks on Wednesday amid low expectations.
A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.
Allegations of corruption swirling around his predecessor's daughter have set a crucial test for Angolan President Joao Lourenco in his vow to reform a country rich in oil and tainted by graft.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to file for a review of the Supreme Court judgment that nullified the election of its candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State, before the end of this week.
Following last Monday Supreme Court Judgement that upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as duly elected Governor of Bauchi State, commercial and social activities stood still on Tuesday as thousands of supporters and residents of Bauchi trooped to the state capital from across the 20 LGAs to receive the Governor back to Bauchi saying that he has forgiven all those who wronged him in the process.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Royal Ambassador Organisation of Nigeria, has declared support for the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s policies and programmes, targeted at ensuring sustainable peace across Edo.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest leaders of the Miyetti Allah organisation over killings in Southern Kaduna, Benue, Plateau and Taraba states, among others.