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Pro-Buhari group slams The Economist

The Buhari Media Organisation has dismissed The Economist’s analysis of the state of poverty in Nigeria, accusing the magazine of bias.
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The Economist predicts more misery for Nigerians under President Buhari

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.”

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

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).
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

The Economist predicts Atiku Abubakar victory in Nigeria’s presidential election

The Economist magazine has predicted that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, will win the February 16 election.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Atiku Abubakar kicks as The Economist tips Muhammadu Buhari for victory

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has described the recent “endorsement” by The Economist of London, of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, in the coming election as scandalous and partisan.
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The Economist: Opposition will collapse, Muhammadu Buhari will win presidency

Nigerian opposition coalition may collapse before the 2019 general election and give way for the the re-emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Losing sleep over The Economist, other predictions

It matters a lot to our politicians what the foreign press or agencies say about them, especially about their electoral chances. If foreigners, particularly those in London or New York, say something nice, our politicians take it to heart and repost as far and wide as they can. If not, they get mad.
Muhammadu Buhari

US Institute: It’s less likely for Muhammadu Buhari to be defeated in 2019

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) says it is less likely for President Muhammadu Buhari to be defeated in the 2019 election.
Yekini Nabena

APC faults reports by EIU, HSBC that President Buhari won’t win 2019 polls

The All Progressives Congress has faulted the reports of the The Economist Intelligence Unit, the research unit of The Economist Magazine, and HSBC, a multinational banking and financial services company, that President Muhammadu Buhari will not win his 2019 reelection bid and that if he does he will greatly stunt Nigeria’s economic growth.
Yekini Nabena

2019: APC rejects EIU, HSBC predictions

The All Progressives Congress has rejected what it described as a doomsday prophecy by two British based institutions about Nigeria’s economic and political future should President Muhammadu Buhari win in 2019.

2019: APC speaks on EIU, HSBC reports

“As earlier stated, the contents of these reports are nothing but the usual doomsday prophesies about the Nigerian nation, which has serially proved false, deceptive, unreliable and tendentious,” APC said in reaction to the report in a statement signed by Yekini Nabena, its spokesperson on Wednesday morning.

The Economist: PDP will unseat APC in 2019

The opposing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 presidential election, according to a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

PDP sets up committee to pick consensus presidential candidate

Perhaps looking to make The Economist forecast real, the BoT of the PDP yesterday revealed that it had set up a 12-member committee to discuss with the party’s 13 presidential aspirants, with the view to picking one of them as consensus candidate.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto gives his sixth and final State of the Nation message, at the National Palace in Mexico City on September 3, 2018. Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador takes office on December 1, after winning a landslide victory in Mexico's July elections. / AFP PHOTO / Ronaldo SCHEMIDT

Mexico’s unpopular president defends record in parting shot

Mexico's deeply unpopular President Enrique Pena Nieto defended his record in his final state of the nation address Monday, touting his reforms as "transcendental" even as he acknowledged his tainted legacy.
Jim Ovia,

Jim Ovia’s Book, Africa Rise and Shine and the changing African narrative

Almost two decades ago, Africa was tagged the “Hopeless Continent” in the May 2000 issue of The Economist. Hitherto, the continent was portrayed as ravaged by wars and coups, poverty and famine. It was a general negative narrative of Africa in the media.
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Lagos Business School ranks among 50 top business schools by Economist Magazine

Lagos Business School (LBS) has emerged the only school in Africa to listed among the top 50 business schools in the world in the Economist Magazine’s 2018 EMBA ranking.

Nigerian reporter wins 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Abubakar Ibrahim, a Nigerian reporter and editor whose work conveys the human toll of terrorism and displacement, has been named the winner of the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling.

Britain eyes Brexit boost from Commonwealth summit

Britain is hoping this week's Commonwealth summit will boost trade with its historic partners as it prepares to quit the European single market after Brexit.

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