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Governor Ajimobi: President Buhari has managed economy better than Jonathan, others

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has stated that no other president in the country has managed the nation’s economy better than President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Why I offered to serve in ex-President Jonathan’s government

Former Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said former President Goodluck Jonathan acknowledged that he did not know economics but had a clear direction of where he wanted to take Nigeria to.

Davido: I’m in love and I’m not afraid to admit it

David ‘Davido’ Adeleke says he is love and he’s not afraid to admit it.

Experts fault central bank single digit inflation rate target

Two financial experts on Monday said that the 2018 single-digit inflation target of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would not be feasible, due to the downside risks occasioned by electioneering spending.

Group donates $40 million medical supplies to Nigeria

MedShare, a U.S.-based non-profit organization, says it has donated more than $40 million worth of new medical supplies and biomedical equipment to strengthen Nigeria’s healthcare systems in the last 20 years.

Senator Baba-Ahmed joins presidential race

A Kaduna State born politician and former senator, Datti Baba-Ahmed, has joined the 2019 presidential race.

Nigerian Stock Exchange indices drop by 0.21 percent

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) opened for the week on Monday on a downward trend with investors’ net worth dropping by 0.21 per cent due to unstable economic environment.

N21.73trn debt: Economist cautions federal government against external borrowings

An economist, Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, on Monday described the nation’s debt stock of N21.73tn as worrisome and urged the Federal Government to stop external borrowing.

TSA: President Buhari govt saves N24.7 billion monthly

The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has continued to save up to N24.7 billion monthly as a result of Treasury Single Account, TSA, policy.

Economist: Britain’s plan to add Naira as trade currency’ll boost local businesses

An economist, Prof. Okey Onuchuku on Monday, said Britain’s export finance agency’s plan to add the Naira to its list of pre-approved currencies would boost the value of Nigerian currency.

Atiba University set to take off in next month

Atiba University, Oyo, one of the new private universities licensed by the Federal Government in December 2017 is set to take off on March 8 with its first set of students for the 2017/2018 academic session.

MTN yet to submit applictaion on initial public offering – SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday said that it was yet to be notified by the MTN Group on plans to raise about 500 million dollars from the Nigeria’s capital market.

Why issuance of IPOs was poor in 2017 – experts

Some financial experts on Wednesday attributed the disappearance of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in recent years to the poor state of the economy.

Presidency: Buhari’s re-election talk a distraction

The Federal Government on Wednesday hit back at claims that President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure had been a failure but refused to say if he would seek re-election.

Economist appeals to Senate to confirm MPC members for stability

Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, an economist, has appealed to the National Assembly to ensure quick confirmation of members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari in October 2017.

PDP wins state assembly bye-election in Taraba

Mr Dominic Bakuni of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Ardo-kola State Constituency Bye-election, Taraba, conducted on Saturday.

Buhari does not want to be called a statesman

Days after General Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s presidential election in 2015, I participated in a meeting in a United Nations office.

Nigeria’s economy will be better in 2018 – experts

Fitch Ratings, one of the world’s leading credit rating agencies, and foremost Nigerian economists have uplifting news for Nigerians just a day into 2018. They say the country is not expected to experience another economic recession in the New Year.

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