• APC accepts responsibility for economic downturn, says Okorocha

    APC accepts responsibility for economic downturn, says Okorocha

    According to reports, the Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum and Governor of Imo State, Chief Rochas Okorocha, on Monday, said the All Progressives Congress had taken responsibility for Nigeria’s economic downturn.

    Okorocha said although some of the problems predated the present administration, the party must take responsibility without shifting blame.

    Okorocha spoke with State House correspondents shortly after leading the APC governors to a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    The governor said: “This was not a […]

  • Reps discuss strategy to end economic downturn

    Reps discuss strategy to end economic downturn

    It was gathered that the House of Representatives yesterday debated ways to rescue the nation’s economy from current decline.

    Speaker Yakubu Dogara, who presided over the session, said a committee would be set up, to liaise with the Senate, and present a common position to President Buhari next week.

    Egwu Emmanuel (APC, Kogi – Idah/Igalamela/Ibaji/Ofu) called for a meeting of experts to proffer solutions to the financial crisis.

    He stressed the need for equilibrium in the country’s monetary and fiscal policies and warned […]