Nigeria’s external remittances drop by 10% in 2016

The nation contraction in several countries of the world took a toll on global remittances as the World Bank, Thursday, reported that fund transfers to...

FG seeks N’Assembly support for economic recovery plan

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, on Tuesday said the support of the National Assembly was vital to the successfully...

Economic Downturn: Boko Haram attacks cause hunger to spread in Nigeria...

Nigeria’s economic slowdown, compounded by Boko Haram attacks, could mean 5.5 million people needing food aid in the volatile northeast by next month, double...

Nigeria partners Gates Foundation to end food insecurity

The Nigerian Government has begun the implementation of the agricultural programmes in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates assisted food sufficiency programme. According to...

Job Provision: SON to partner MSMEs

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) is to partner Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to create jobs. Its Director-General, Mr. Osita Aboloma, said this...

Economist backs IMF’s declaration on Economic Recovery Plan

An economist, Dr Aminu Usman says he is in support of declaration by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that the recently released Economic Recovery...

FORBES: World’s most respected ‘made-in’ labels

Products made in Germany enjoy the highest reputation among consumers worldwide, according to a new study. Statista's Made-In-Country-Index (MICI) 2017, shed light on the...

Tourism can bail economy out of recession, says Obasanjo

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has advocated more investments to unlock the full potential of the country’s tourism for enhance economic prosperity. Obasanjo stated...

Africa awaits, wonders on Trump’s foreign policy

Across Africa, the approaching presidency of Donald Trump has provoked deep uncertainty over how the United States will pursue policies ranging from counter-terrorism and...

House Of Reps to summon Jonathan over OPL 245 deal

Nigeria’s former President Dr Goodluck Jonathan may soon face a House of Representatives inquiry into the award of Oil Prospecting Licencse (OPL) 245. The House...

S’Africa took back ‘Africa’s Largest’ title from Nigeria

South Africa’s economy regained the position of Africa’s largest in dollar terms more than two years after losing it to Nigeria as the value...

‘By November 2016 Rice price will fall’ – Minister

The Federal Government on Monday declared that the price of rice would start to fall from November this year. It stated that more Nigerians had...

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