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A recent research titled, ‘Transactional Accountability, Process Consistency and Operational Transparency- A Report on NAFDAC,’ has adjudged the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) as one of the best performing MDAs in terms of satisfaction of its clients.
The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, declaring that lack of formal education and stagnated development are some of the biggest problems confronting the country.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has instructed Bureau De Change (BDC) operators in Nigeria to sell dollars at N392 to end-users.
Lillian Akhigbe, Communications Manager, in a statement on Thursday, noted that successive governments at all tiers neglected Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs).
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the news of Nigeria entering recession marks a positive development for the nation’s economy.
The Federal Government has allayed fears in some quarters that the current economic recession in the country will affect the prompt payment of workers’ salaries in November and December 2020.
Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Monday, expressed dismay over alleged poor management of economy following the recession that struck the economy at the weekend as reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Monday, said the country will exit the current recession by the first quarter of 2021.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the recession will be short-lived.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to accept their failure and allow competent, transparent and honest hands to effectively manage the economy, as that is the only way to save Nigeria from an imminent economic collapse.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has affirmed that two recessions under the present dispensation is an indication of the lack of competence on the part of President Muhammadu Buhari to manage the Nigerian economy.
The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has raised concerns over the growing rate of youth unemployment in the country, warning that it is a time bomb capable of devastating the future of the nation if not immediately tackled.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him “to put the country’s resources at the service of human rights, and to support the less well-off to enjoy an adequate standing of living through cutting the cost of governance and implementing bold transparency and accountability measures in your government’s response to Nigeria’s second recession in five years.”
Nigeria has formally entered its second economic recession in five years as the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global crude oil prices and restrictions imposed to curb the virus caused the nation’s economy to contract for the second consecutive quarter by 3.62 percent in the third quarter of 2020.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the nation’s economic contraction of 3.62 per cent of the third quarter against the 6.1 per cent of the second quarter of the year may indicate that the worst is over.
Uche Uwaleke, Professor of Finance and Capital Market, has called for early passage of the 2021 Appropriation Bill and aggressive implementation of the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP), as the country enters recession.
National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said that the nation’s economy has formally entered into recession as the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted for the second consecutive quarter by 3.62 percent in the third quarter of 2020.
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The first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 will be administered in the UK on Tuesday, Chris Hopson, head of NHS Provider, a membership organisation for the National Health Service trusts in England, announced yesterday.
Benin has set up an electricity production company, called Beninese Electricity Production Company (SBPE), to achieve its dream of energy autonomy, the Council of Ministers indicated on Friday in Cotonou.
Former Aston Villa forward Gabby Agbonlahor has insisted Alex Iwobi is not a defender and Everton should recruit full-backs during the January transfer window.
Osimhen continues to work separately and received therapy for his shoulder injury. The Nigerian centre-forward worked on his fitness in the gym and will not be back in action this
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party and former President John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress signed the six-point pact to ensure peace before, during and after the 2020 general elections. This is the third such pact since 2012.
Diego Maradona could have a street in Buenos Aires named after him under a proposal put forward Friday by city council lawmakers to honour the late Argentine football legend.
The promise of COVID-19 vaccines is “phenomenal” and “potentially game-changing”, World Health Organization European director Hans Kluge said on Thursday, a day after Britain became the first Western country to approve a shot.
Rilwan “Babyface” Babatunde, on Friday, emerged the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 21, which held at the Rowe Park Sports Centre in Lagos.
Anthony Fauci, the U.S. infectious diseases expert, criticised UK regulators on Thursday for the swift approval of the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19, a day after that approval was announced in London.
The Nigerian Army has urged religious leaders to produce appropriate narratives that would counter the terrorists’ ideologies towards discouraging the young minds from accepting extremist ideologies.