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Nigeria’s economic death toll rises predictably

Those living in extreme poverty anywhere in the world constitute the living dead. Nigerians caught in the poverty trap exist in a hell on earth of their own. There are safety nets in some countries, regular subventions of resources to help the destitute cushion the impact of poverty. Not Nigeria; here, the poor are on their own. Instead of helping them government uses them as smoke screen to fleece the country through fraudulent Social Intervention Programmes, SIPs, and “Tradermoni” given to “party stalwarts”. Despite all the attempts by the Buhari administration to bury the truth, it just keeps popping up all the time.
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Sluggish Economic Growth: MPC members call for increased targeted lending to MSMEs

Some members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called for increased targeted lending to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)  to address the nation’s sluggish economic growth.
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2019 elections’ll be free and fair, Buhari assures in New Year message

2019 elections’ll be free and fair, Buhari assures in New Year message

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that his will keep his many promises and declarations which includes free, fair and credible elections in the new year. This is even as he has expressed hope that Nigerians will repeat the support and collaboration of 2015  and renew the mandate they overwhelmingly gave him in […]
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A plea for economic planning

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DURING the economic recession of the 1980s the doyen of Nigerian economics, Pius Nwabufo Okigbo, delivered a lecture at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, with the title, “Sorcerers, Astrologers and Nigerian Economic Recovery.” Yours sincerely was among the audience during that steamy 1986 summer afternoon in Kuru. It was a brilliant performance. The late economist gave that dramatic title to his erudite lecture to drive home the point about how bereft we are in terms of serious critical thinking about the economy.
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Poor economy: Time for Buhari to go ― PDP

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Following the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari that the nation’s economy is in bad shape and Nigerians should brace up for more hard times, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has observed that this admittance has validated the rejection of the President by Nigerians. The President made the assertion to state governors at a meeting in […]
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Lai Mohammed stresses importance of animation to job creation, economic empowerment

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The inclusion of Nigerian content in the animation film festival will create adequate employment and contribute to the growth and development of the Nigerian economy, Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture has said.
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Nigeria @58: Still struggling with same economic problem

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FIFTY eight years after independence, Nigeria’s economy is still groaning under the weight of over-dependence on crude oil, infrastructural decay, severe import dependence, fostered by occasioned by a unitary federal structure and public sector dominance of critical socioeconomic amenities.  
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