• Presidency expresses confidence in Economic Team, says they are strong and competent

    Presidency expresses confidence in Economic Team, says they are strong and competent

    The Presidency has said that the Federal Government’s Economic team is strong and competent to discharge its duties.

    Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, said this on Sunday when he appeared on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja.

    He was reacting to the allegation in some quarters that the country remained in recession due to poor handling of the economy by officials.

    According to him President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic team is […]

  • Poverty rising, your economic team is weak – Pastor Femi Emmanuel tells Buhari

    Poverty rising, your economic team is weak – Pastor Femi Emmanuel tells Buhari

    Pastor Femi Emmanuel, the Presiding Pastor of Livingspring Chapel International, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to focus its attention on the economy.

    The cleric said this in an interview with Newsmen on Wednesday while giving his view on the state of the nation.

    He said: “My assessment of the economy is that it is in excruciatingly painful; it ought to be better. The government should rise up and put smiles on faces of the people. We need a strong economic team […]

  • Why I excluded private sector players in economic team – Buhari explains

    Why I excluded private sector players in economic team – Buhari explains

    President Muhammadu Buhari said he was averse to the inclusion of members of the private sector in his administration’s Economic Management Team because such people frequently steer government policy to suit their own narrow interests.

    According to a statement by the Presidency on Sunday, the President spoke in an interview he granted a magazine, The Interview.

    Buhari was said to be reacting to criticisms that he has no economic team.

    During the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, private sector players such as […]