• Nigerians are waiting for solutions, Sanusi tells Fashola

    Nigerians are waiting for solutions, Sanusi tells Fashola

    Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi, Emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has told the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola that Nigerians are waiting for him for solutions in the power sectors.

    Sanusi, on Friday at the 42nd convocation lecture of the University of Benin, described Fashola as one good example of the brains we have as a nation and said that Nigerians want to hear how many houses were built, how many […]

  • Ex-NUC scribe urges pragmatic, policy-impacting solutions to stem graduate unemployment

    Ex-NUC scribe urges pragmatic, policy-impacting solutions to stem graduate unemployment

    In the midst of rising graduate unemployment in the country, former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola, says sharing interdisciplinary knowledge and experiences, and enunciation of pragmatic and policy impacting solutions could be the way out.

    Speaking at the Fafunwa Educational Foundation (FEF) Yearly Conference, which this year dwelt on the topic, “Tackling the Problem of Unemployment in Nigeria,” Okebukola, who is a member of the Board of Trustees of the foundation, expressed great concern over […]

  • Recession: Nigeria needs streamlined solutions – Osinbajo

    Recession: Nigeria needs streamlined solutions – Osinbajo

    Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria can only get out of recession by looking at solutions that will take full consideration of Nigeria’s peculiar circumstances and composition.

    The Vice President expressed this while meeting with private sector stakeholders at a quarterly business briefing at the Presidential Villa.

    He said that Nigeria cannot afford to make the usual error of generalization or speculations, which would not help in stopping the recession.

    Professor Osinbajo, who had attributed the current economic recession in the […]

  • We need quick and fast solutions to our economic challenges – Buhari

    We need quick and fast solutions to our economic challenges – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the solutions to the various challenges facing Nigeria must be fast tracked by his administration in order to get the economy up and running again.

    He spoke at the 2016 Annual National Management Conference organized by the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) in Abuja with the theme: “Building a new Nigeria: Strategic Options and Policy Imperative.”

    The President, who was represented at the event by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoS), Mrs. […]

  • Recession: Practical solutions vital for economic recovery, says Buhari

    Recession: Practical solutions vital for economic recovery, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said the current economic recession requires out-of-the-box solutions to steer the country on the path to recovery

    The president also hinted that some ministries and agencies will get less allocations in the 2017 budget than they received in 2016 while some will get more.

    Speaking at the one-day retreat on the economy yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, with the theme: “Building Inter-ministerial Synergy for Effective Planning and Budgeting in Nigeria”, Buhari noted that the theme is very […]

  • Experts Proffer Solutions over Economic Recession

    Experts Proffer Solutions over Economic Recession

    In a bid to ensure the resurgence of the Nigerian economy following the declaration by the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun that the economy has gone into recession, financial experts have called on the Federal Government to evolve various strategies including injecting more funds into the economy, diversification, allowing free flow of Naira and stabilising the oil sector as some of the measures that would rescue the economy.

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) as well as the CBN have all indicated […]