• Presidency expresses confidence in Economic Team, says they are strong and competent

    Presidency expresses confidence in Economic Team, says they are strong and competent

    The Presidency has said that the Federal Government’s Economic team is strong and competent to discharge its duties.

    Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, said this on Sunday when he appeared on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja.

    He was reacting to the allegation in some quarters that the country remained in recession due to poor handling of the economy by officials.

    According to him President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic team is […]

  • Nigerian banks remain strong – CBN tells Afreximbank

    Nigerian banks remain strong – CBN tells Afreximbank

    It was gathered that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reiterated that the nation’s Deposit Money Banks are strong despite the ongoing challenges in the foreign exchange market.

    CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, at the third quarterly meetings of the Board of Directors of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in Lagos, yesterday, reaffirmed that the country’s banks remained strong.

    The reaffirmation may have become necessary, as the regional trade bank appeared to have several business interests in the country, with more recently, […]

  • Despite Infertility, Your Marriage Can Remain Strong – Expert Says

    Despite Infertility, Your Marriage Can Remain Strong – Expert Says

    Despite the toll that infertility a marriage can have on a marriage, seasoned relationship therapist, Elizabeth Badejo has advised on the possibility of still finding love and happiness in that situation.

    The season of struggle is the best time you can build your self confidence and depend on one another in your marriage. Infertility is one struggle nobody ever prepares couples for during the courtship period, a no go area which may be misinterpreted as wishing the couple bad luck in […]

  • Nigeria lacks strong parties in government, opposition‎ – Obasanjo

    Nigeria lacks strong parties in government, opposition‎ – Obasanjo

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday declared that Nigeria needed strong political parties both in government and opposition for the country’s democracy to survive.

    Obasanjo said, as at today, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot claim to be strong in government and opposition respectively.

    He spoke shortly after the factional National Chairman of PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, visited him at his Presidential Hilltop Estate residence in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

    Sheriff, who arrived the ex-president’s […]

  • Obasanjo Still Looking Youthful and Strong as He Smiles for Selfies with Journalists in Seychelles (Photos)

    Obasanjo Still Looking Youthful and Strong as He Smiles for Selfies with Journalists in Seychelles (Photos)

    Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has been spotted in Seychelles looking strong and healthy as he took selfies journalists.

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is not slowing down even at 79 years as he posed for for series of selfies with Nigerian journalists in Victoria, the capital of Seychelles.

    Obasanjo looks young and fresh as he gets ready for the annual general meeting of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to be held in Seychelles on Saturday 23rd July 2016.

    Others being expected at the AGM are […]

  • Naira Was Strong Until I Was Removed In 1985 – Buhari

    Naira Was Strong Until I Was Removed In 1985 – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he was yet to be convinced that the vast majority of ordinary Nigerians would derive any tangible benefit from devaluation of the Naira.

    The President said this at a meeting with members of the Council of Retired Federal Permanent Secretaries in Abuja.

    He said he still held the conviction, which motivated his principled resistance to devaluation in his first tenure as Head of State.

    Buhari said: “When I was military Head of State, the IMF and the […]