• If we fix the Niger Delta, we have fixed Nigeria’s economy – Bayelsa government

    If we fix the Niger Delta, we have fixed Nigeria’s economy – Bayelsa government

    The Bayelsa State government has intensified its protest against the exclusion of the state from the recent appointment of Ambassadors, saying such actions would not augur well for the Nigerian economy.

    The Secretary to the State Government, David Serena-Dokubo Spiff, made the observation during the just concluded 56th Bar Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital.

    The panel of discussants was headed by a former President of NBA, Chief Olisa Agbakogba (SAN); Rivers State Attorney-General and […]

  • Nigeria’s economy already on life support when Buhari took over – Badaru Abubakar

    Nigeria’s economy already on life support when Buhari took over – Badaru Abubakar

    Jigawa State governor, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, has pleaded with Nigerians to support the economic policies of President Muhammadu Buhari, stressing that the Nigerian economy was already on a stretcher when the last PDP administration was unseated in 2015.

    The governor was speaking in an interview with Newsmen, in Abuja yesterday.

    He said, “By 2015, the country’s economy was on life support and was literally handed over to the APC government on a stretcher.”

    “If you bother to add up all the billions that […]

  • Ten ‘big boys’ holding Nigeria’s economy to ransom – AMCON boss

    Ten ‘big boys’ holding Nigeria’s economy to ransom – AMCON boss

    At least 10 of such individuals, referred to as the “big boys”, are collectively owing the government about N1 trillion, which is about 17 per cent of the N6 trillion 2016 national budget.

    With this, efforts by the Federal Government to shore up the economic activities through debt recovery from individuals and organisations are not adding up, as the high-profile debtors are using the courts to mount blocks in the way of government.

    The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management […]

  • We never knew Nigeria’s economy was this bad during 2015 presidential campaign – APC

    We never knew Nigeria’s economy was this bad during 2015 presidential campaign – APC

    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Oyegun, on Friday decried the dwindling economy of the country, stressing that the ruling party never knew it was this bad during its Presidential campaign in 2015.

     

    Oyegun said this during his 77th birthday party celebration held for him by staff of the APC national secretariat in Abuja.

    The party’s national Chairma, however, stressed that God blessed Nigeria with President Muhammadu Buhari, who is ready to take the challenge of fixing the […]

  • Goodluck Jonathan planted seeds of recession into Nigeria’s economy – Fashola

    Goodluck Jonathan planted seeds of recession into Nigeria’s economy – Fashola

    Nigeria’s Minister for Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has stated that the current recession the country’s economy is facing was caused by the previous Goodluck Jonathan led administration.

    Speaking recently in London, Fashola said the previous administration allocated just 15% for capital projects in most of its budgets, which is a precursor to recession.

    “Sometime in March 2015, a little over a year ago, before the Buhari government, a snap survey of four construction companies which I conducted revealed that […]

  • Buhari lacks capacity to revamp ailing Nigeria’s economy, says Fayose

    Buhari lacks capacity to revamp ailing Nigeria’s economy, says Fayose

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said the parlous state of the nation’s economy will continue throughout the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari, causing the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government to fail woefully.

    Fayose gave this assertion yesterday in his address during the thanksgiving service marking the first anniversary of the fifth assembly of the House of Assembly at the Government House Chapel, Ado-Ekiti.

    Fayose said he decided to go on solidarity strike with the workers in the state when it […]