• We shall soon overcome economic recession – Osinbajo assures

    We shall soon overcome economic recession – Osinbajo assures

    Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has predicted that the country shall soon overcome the present challenges and the biting economic recession.

    He said this at the Minna Choral Society (MCS) 8th annual Festival of Songs and Concert, in Minna, Niger State capital.

    He, however said that strict adherence to divine instructions is the panacea to bailing the country out of the present recession.

    Drawing inference from the theme of the concert, “More than Conquerors”, the Vice President said, “in all our numerous challenges, […]

  • Nigeria will overcome recession – Pastor Kumuyi assures

    Nigeria will overcome recession – Pastor Kumuyi assures

    The General Superintendent of Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor Williams F. Kumuyi, has said that despite economic recession, Nigerians will live in prosperity.

    Speaking yesterday in Abuja at a crusade with the theme, “Supernatural Rain for All,” he urged Nigerians to patient with the government and continue to have trust in God as He can turn around the nation’s situation for good.

    He said: “The Lord knows your tears and sorrow. These days of recession, you will be prospering.

    The cleric spoke on […]

  • Nigeria will overcome security, economic challenges – Sultan assures

    Nigeria will overcome security, economic challenges – Sultan assures

    According to reports, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has expressed optimism that Nigeria will overcome its economic and security challenges under the incorruptible leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Abubakar stated this on Friday in Abuja at an Islamic programme organised by the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary.

    The Sultan said the reality of today was glaring in the economic sabotage and restiveness in some parts of the South as well as armed […]

  • Nigeria at 56: We will overcome challenges – Dogara assures

    Nigeria at 56: We will overcome challenges – Dogara assures

    According to reports, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has facilitated with Nigerians on the occasion of the country’s 56 independence anniversary.

    A statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr. Turaki Hassan, in Abuja on Friday said that despite the challenges confronting Nigerians,“there is every reason for the country to celebrate its independence anniversary”.

    Dogara, however, noted that the current challenges were not insurmountable, adding that “with unity of purpose, commitment, sacrifice, hardwork and […]

  • Governor Ambode charges CDAs to re-organise to overcome recession

    Governor Ambode charges CDAs to re-organise to overcome recession

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has called on all the Community Development Associations, CDAs in the state to re-organise their respective associations better so as to survive the current economic recession.

    The Governor also charged the community association to update their information with the state government‎, saying that his administration remained committed to running all-inclusive government.

    ‎Speaking through his Special Adviser on Communities and Communications, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan‎, the governor implored the associations to initiate community based oriented projects as well […]

  • Nigeria can explore creative industry to overcome recession – FG

    Nigeria can explore creative industry to overcome recession – FG

    It was gathered that the Federal Government is exploring the potentials of the creative industry to generate revenue and overcome Nigeria’s economic recession.

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, stated this at a meeting with Commissioners of Culture and Tourism across various states in Nigeria, ahead of the 2016 Abuja Carnival.

    Mr Mohammed told the gathering on Saturday that the industry has the potential and does not require huge investments to thrive.

    He expressed optimism that the creative industry, if […]

  • UK to help Nigeria overcome economic, security challenges

    UK to help Nigeria overcome economic, security challenges

    The United Kingdom plans to assist Nigeria overcome its current economic and security challenges, UK Minister for International Development, James Wharton, has said.

    Wharton told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Abuja that he was in Nigeria to assess some of the definite challenges.

    He described Nigeria as a country with great potential in human and natural resources as well as opportunities to overcome the current challenges.

    “This is clearly a country with incredible opportunity with amazing people, with […]

  • Buhari clueless on how to overcome recession – PDP

    Buhari clueless on how to overcome recession – PDP

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration lacks the fiscal discipline, knowhow and resolve to move the country out of recession.

    The PDP said statements by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, that the present administration of Buhari will focus on fiscal discipline and diversification to move the country out of recession is a clear indication that the government is clueless.

    According to the opposition party, available statistics show that Adeosun’s comments about fiscal discipline […]

  • Nigeria’ll overcome present challenges – Jonathan assures

    Nigeria’ll overcome present challenges – Jonathan assures

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, sent a message of hope to Nigerians, declaring that the nation will overcome its current economic challenges.

    He said Nigerians must be prepared to protect and develop the country at all times, stressing that the current challenges were transient even as he urged Christians to continue to pray for the nation. He stated this while speaking at the public presentation of a book titled, “The History of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Otuoke, his home town in […]

  • FG to overcome unemployment in Niger Delta – Minister

    FG to overcome unemployment in Niger Delta – Minister

    The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, said the Federal Government was passionate about and determined to solve the unemployment crisis in the Niger Delta.

    Usani stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Uyo on Thursday.

    He said was promoting proper youth engagement to curb unemployment and youth restiveness in the region.

    “It’s a cluster of industrial and entrepreneurial sub-sector in different vocations.

    “We have to promote artisanship for those who are not privileged to […]