Tag archive for ‘Economy’
By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Economy Contracted by 1.54% in 2016—FG

Nigeria’s economy is projected to have contracted 1.54 percent in 2016, according to a budget ministry document, with Africa’s most populous country mired in its first recession in a quarter of a century. Nigeria More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

IMF Predicts 0.8% Growth for Nigeria’s Economy in 2017

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that Nigeria will experience a 0.8 percent growth in its economy in the year 2017. This affirms the earlier forecast made by the World Bank More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Economy Slips Into Negative GDP Growth

By New Telegraph The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has said that contraction in Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by December, 31, 2016, would send bad economic signals to the global market. It More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

IMF Approves $33.23m Disbursement For Sierra Leone

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the sixth review of Sierra Leone’s performance under the economic program supported by an Extended Credit Facility More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

$30b Loan: Buhari Must Borrow To Grow Economy—Oyegun

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The plan of President Muhammadu Buhari to seek a loan of $30b loan from foreign financial institutions is still generating reactions and the latest person to talk about the issue is the National More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Obaseki To Partner WithFG On Edo Economy

By Modupe Gbadeyanka In his quest to grow the economy of Edo State and bring more development to the state, the Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has expressed his readiness to work closely with the Federal Government More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, November 21st, 2016

South-West Governors Meets Today On Economy

By Dipo Olowookere The six Governors from the South-West geo-political zone of Nigeria will converge in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Monday, to discuss ways of fostering integration among them. According to what More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Nigeria Remains 169th On ‘Ease Of Doing Business’ Ranking

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Nigeria has remained low in the latest ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking released by the World Bank on Tuesday. Out of the 190 countries surveyed by the World Bank Group, Nigeria retained More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, October 24th, 2016

Poultry Farming Potential Economy Booster—PAN

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The role of poultry farming in helping to jerk up Nigeria’s economy has been highlighted by the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN). The association pointed out that if given the necessary More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Friday, October 14th, 2016

Okoroji Tasks Lawyers On Economy

By Dipo Olowookere Chairman of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Mr Tony Okoroji, has called on lawyers across the country to re-exhibit courage in the battle against the factors that have militated against More...

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