• Take advantage of recession to revamp economy – Akinyemi tells FG

    Take advantage of recession to revamp economy – Akinyemi tells FG

    Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, a former Minister of External Affairs, has urged the Federal Government to take advantage of the current recession to revamp the country’s economy.

    Akinyemi made the call at the 2016 convocation lecture he delivered at the University of Ibadan on Wednesday.

    The lecture was entitled: “Nigeria’s Exceptionalism: Nigeria’s Quest For Word Leadership.’’

    The don lamented the continued doling out of bailout funds to states by the Federal Government without measures to instill fiscal discipline.

    “I want to say that before any […]

  • Osinbajo seeks private sector’s support to revamp economy

    Osinbajo seeks private sector’s support to revamp economy

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has called on members of the private sector to see themselves as partners with government in its desire to revamp the economy currently in recession and take the country to a place of permanent prosperity.

    According to a transcript released by his media office on Sunday, Osinbajo spoke while ringing the closing bell at the Nigeria Stock Exchange in Lagos on Friday.

    He observed that while the nation’s economy is facing a lot of problems, government and the private […]

  • Declare emergency in critical sectors to revamp economy – LCCI tells Buhari

    Declare emergency in critical sectors to revamp economy – LCCI tells Buhari

    The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare emergency in some critical sectors to revive the country’s prostrate economy.

    Vice-President and Chairman, Trade Promotion Board, LCCI, Sola Oyetayo, revealed this during the chamber’s press conference to herald this year’s Lagos International Trade Fair in Lagos, yesterday.

    He said the president should take advantage of the diversification programmes and declare the much needed emergencies in these critical sectors to renew belief in the country’s ailing economy […]

  • Agric solution will revamp the economy – NGE suggests

    Agric solution will revamp the economy – NGE suggests

    Nigerian Guild of Editor has identified government’s over-reliance on oil and gas as the revenue base of the country as major reason for the economic problem currently facing the country.

    It stated that there was an urgent need for government to diversify the economy, specifically, in the area of agriculture, which it noted, would create employment for the army of unemployed youths, and usher in prosperity for the country and its peoples.

    This was contained in a 13-point-communique issued yesterday at the […]