PERSPECTIVE – We need to open up our economy, not close it

Atiku Abubakar. By Atiku Abubakar The number one challenge facing Nigeria is youth unemployment. In fact, it is not a challenge, it is an emergency. It...

N8b agro-industrial park ‘ll be game changer, catalyst for Delta’s economic transformation, says Aniagwu

Mr. Charles Aniagwu, Delta's Commissioner for Information. By Sam Ugbaja The N8billion Agro-Industrial Park being established in Aboh-Ogwashi in Aniocha South Local Government Area by the...

FG, states’ partnership on peer review needed to solve Nigeria’s challenges, says Okowa

Governor, Okowa (3rd right) Deputy Governor of Delta, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (middle); Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr. Barry Pere-Gbe (3rd left); Mr. Daniel...

Nigeria ready to reopen its land borders to trade, says Finance minister

Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Nigeria's finance Minister. By Reuters Staff ABUJA, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Nigeria is ready to reopen its land borders to trade for the...

Nigeria slips into recession, weighed down by COVID-19 and oil prices

President Muhammadu Buhari. By Alexis Akwagyiram, Chijioke Ohuocha LAGOS/ABUJA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Nigeria has slipped into a recession after its gross domestic product contracted for...

13% Derivation: Okowa not against communities’ agitation, says Ifeajika

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta is not in any way against the clamour by oil-bearing communities to be given...

Nigeria slips into recession, weighed down by COVID-19, oil prices

Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), Nigeria's president. By Alexis Akwagyiram, Chijioke Ohuocha (Reuters) LAGOS/ABUJA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Nigeria has slipped into a recession after its gross...

Rising poverty in Nigeria worries Obi, says it’s threat to national growth

Mr. Peter Obi. The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has warned that no nation can...

Skewed federalism: Clog in Nigeria’s progress, says Okowa, decries unfair use of laws on...

Governor Okowa (left), addressing Journalists during his Quarterly Media interaction with Journalists held in Government house, Asaba. Wednesday 11/11/20. PHOTO: BRIPIN ENARUSAI AND JIBUNOR...

Edevbie calls for review of fiscal allocation to states, LGs

Olorogun David Edevbie,Chief of Staff, Government House, Asaba. The Chief of Staff to the State Governor, Olorogun David Edevbie has call for the restructuring...
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