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The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that, with the recent constitution of the relevant parliamentary committees, the ninth National Assembly is now more prepared and ready to work for Nigerians.
The Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his inauguration for a second term in office.
A professor of political economy, Pat Utomi, says Nigeria can only attain its much desired growth and development if it joins the comity of producing nations in the world.
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).
A notice by Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma and Executive Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Mr. Babatunde Fowler of government’s intention to raise the rate of value added tax (VAT) before the end of 2019 is presently causing ripples among various categories of Nigerians.
Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings, says access to electricity is critical to growing Nigeria’s economy.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is working for foreign interests.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over his Friday’s comment that Nigeria’s economy was in a bad shape.
The federal government Thursday gave reasons why American firm – General Electric (GE), pulled out of a planned $2.7 billion deal to concession and rehabilitate Nigeria’s narrow gauge railway, stating that GE was no longer in the business of transportation and had to hand over its interest in the deal to another firm.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Trust, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has berated the ruling All Progressives Congress for what he described as the party’s poor economic management strategy, which he said has led to greater poverty amongst Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will continue to implement policies that will make Nigeria’s economy, which is already looking good, better.
Mbaka described Atiku as bureau de change, according to him, because of the foreign currencies that allegedly exchanged hands at the National Convention of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, before the ex-VP emerged the party’s presidential candidate.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday lamented the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano, describing the incident as a painful one that could have been prevented.
The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) on Sunday said that aviation unions would continue to kick against planned concession of some major airports across the country by the Federal Government.
The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.
Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.
The world must work together to extinguish the fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis said in his weekly address to thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.
Brazil will bar senior officials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government from entering the country, the Justice and Foreign Ministries announced on Tuesday.
The Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency (KSCSDA) is to disburse over N300 million for micro projects in seven communities selected from three senatorial districts of the state.
Kaduna State Chief Judge Justice Muhammad Lawal Bello has sworn-in 40 magistrates, warning them against engaging in any form of corrupt practices.
Nine groups out of the 15 that formed the Joint Northern Action Front to participate in a planned revolutionow protest in some northern states on Aug. 22, have pulled out.
Manchester United are working on identifying individuals who racially abused Paul Pogba online after the midfielder missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.