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This year’s Nobel season has only honoured one woman — Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature — with just one prize left to be announced on Monday: the Economics Prize, which has only once gone to a woman in its 50 years of existence.
An estimated $582 billion has been stolen from Nigeria since independence in 1960.
The Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi, on Monday said that most churches in the country were financially stranded due to lack of financial management skills by their leaders.
Crude oil prices have surged more than 19 per cent after a drone strike on a Saudi Arabian oil facility wiped out about five per cent of global supplies.
The World Bank’s Senior Agriculture Economist, Adetunji Oredipe, says Nigeria’s neglect of the agricultural sector has cost the country about $10 billion annually.
Nigeria’s continued neglect of its agriculture sector is costing a loss of about $10 billion to its economy every year, the World Bank has said.
Sudan’s main opposition alliance will nominate economist Abdalla Hamdok to serve as prime minister in the country’s transitional government, sources told Reuters on Thursday.
An economist, Dr Boniface Chizea, has urged commercial banks and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to work together to ensure the proposed re-capitalisation had positive impacts on their operations and economy at large.
In a report on Thursday, the magazine said more Nigerians slipped into poverty during Buhari’s first term while the country’s economy “stuck like a stranded truck.”
An Economist, Mr Rasheed Yusuf, has urged CBN to sustain its ban on 40 items from accessing foreign exchange at the official window to promote their local production and generate more jobs.
Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that the just concluded three-day retreat of top government functionaries in the state has fired up members of his cabinet and the leadership of the public service in the state for optimum service delivery.
Nigeria is not the poverty capital of the world, Abiodun Adedipe, an economist and member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, has said.
A Warri-based Economist, Dr Fred Atigbi, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to acede to the “Free Africa Trade Agreement”.
Economic and financial experts have said delay in passing the 2019 budget will cause inflation and also affect the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
A former vice president, Namadi Sambo, on Tuesday canvassed more support to the ongoing efforts of the federal government to diversify the nation’s economy.
In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.
A Jigawa State magistrate court sitting in Babura local government area on Wednesday remanded a 35-year-old man identifed as ‘Chairman Dandanja’ for allegedly raping his friend’s wife.
2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) top scorer, Odion Ighalo, has warned the Eagles about threat the Squirrels of Benin Republic could pose to the Nigerians when both countries clash on Wednesday in Uyo in a Group L tie for the 2021 AFCON.
Former Green Eagles defender Kadiri Ikhana has called for financial support from Nigerians to enable him undergo three surgeries.
The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor, has described appeal court judgment in Benin City yesterday, as victory for people of Ukwuani and democracy.
The president of the electoral commission in Guinea announced on Saturday that the legislative elections, which have been delayed for months, will take place on 16 February 2020.