• My era witnessed unprecedented economic growth, says Jonathan

    My era witnessed unprecedented economic growth, says Jonathan

    Immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan has said his era witnessed unprecedented economic growth for Nigeria.

    Jonathan, who spoke yesterday to students of Oxford University on youth entrepreneurship, said the country experienced a growth that proved the truism that a nation’s wealth is not underneath the ground but between the ears of her people.

    According to the former president, “Nigeria was rated as the largest economy in Africa and the 23rd in the world by the World Bank and the IMF, with a […]

  • Era of wasteful spending over – Buhari tells varsities

    Era of wasteful spending over – Buhari tells varsities

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reiterated that the era of wasteful spending was over and advised Nigerian universities to plough available resources into teaching, research and productive activities.

    The president, represented by Prof. Chiedu Mafiana, Executive Director at the National University Commission, spoke in Ilorin at the 32nd convocation of the University of Ilorin.

    According to him, it is the expectation of government that in the near future, universities should be self-reliant and provide substantial portion of their needed funds.

    Buhari also said […]