Tag: Economic recession

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

Only 1% of Nigerians benefitted from economic boom before recession – Report

Only one percent of Nigerians enjoyed, while the level of inequality increased during the oil boom that preceded the recent ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Economic recession: Statistics is different from reality – Makarfi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said statistics does not translate to reality. Te opposition party said this while reacting ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

There’s a likelihood recession ended in June – Yemi Kale

The statistician general of the federation, Yemi Kale, says there’s a likelihood that the economic recession in Nigeria ended in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

Nigeria on the pathway to economic recovery – Ita Enang

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang says Nigeria will soon recover ...

AzeezApril 21, 2017

Nigeria is coming out of economic recession – Buhari

by Azeez Adeniyi President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to persevere and exercise patience with his government. ‎Buhari made the ...

ToluApril 19, 2017

#Impact365: Lagos Food Bank Initiative has reached out to over 17,000 Lagosians and is committed to feeding more

Thousands of Lagos residents – women, children and aged – struggle to feed on a daily basis as the economic ...

Op-ed EditorApril 5, 2017

Opinion: Who’s hoarding our unity?

by Samuel Akinnuga   I can’t describe exactly the feeling with which I write this but I can at least ...

AzeezMarch 16, 2017

Nigeria will soon recover from recession – World Bank

The World Bank has said Nigeria will soon get out of its economic recession. Country Manager in Nigeria, International Finance ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 4, 2017

Reno Omokri: How Amaechi and Buhari induced Nigeria’s recession

by Reno Omokri This has been a most interesting week for me. As many of my readers may have become ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 20, 2017

Opinion: Uncle Dele, how market?

by Richard Romanus Of all the APC and President Mohammadu Buhari supporters who are today singing a new song due ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

Opinion: This is the consequence of Nigeria’s primary export-dependence

by Chambers Umezulike, According to the Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics, the country’s Gross Domestic Product contracted by 0.36% in ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

The Thread: “Blackface should know Tuface is fighting for him; he is fighting for the poor” | Top 10 tweets about Tuface’s protest

Nigeria is in a class of its own. No rival, really. We are so accustomed to hardship, we’ve become longsuffering ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 19, 2016

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. Dangote ranked 68th on Forbes list of world’s most powerful ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 3, 2016

Recession not caused by this administration – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the current economic recession in the country is s product of bad management of the nation’s ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 10, 2016

Nigeria needs to diversify the economy – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the time has come for Nigeria to diversify its economy and break away from its over dependence ...

AzeezOctober 4, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘The less privileged are most affected by the economy’

The current economic situation, worsened by high rate of inflation and skyrocketing prices of commodities has been nothing to write ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 4, 2016

‘Even if the government is selling NLNG on credit, I am not interested in buying’ | Dangote

Chairman of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote says he has no interest in purchasing shares of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural ...

AzeezSeptember 28, 2016

We are already getting out of recession – Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun on Wednesday said the measures taken by the Federal Government are already bringing Nigeria out ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 26, 2016

I have no idea when recession will end – Adeosun

Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun says she has no idea as to when the current recession will come to ...

ToluSeptember 20, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: “Change will not happen by a slogan” and other things Saraki said at today’s plenary sitting

The  Nigerian Senate resumed today from their seven-week recess and in his welcome speech, Senate President Bukola Saraki made some ...

AzeezSeptember 17, 2016

Nigerians are not giving us the commendation we deserve – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said Nigerians have been unfair to the administration of President Muhammadu ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2016

If a policy is wrong, it is wrong… Change it – Sanusi Lamido

The Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has said that there is no point or reason to keep operating a policy ...

AzeezSeptember 10, 2016

Nigeria to get loans from the World Bank, China

Barely a week after the Nigerian economy officially entered into a recession, the Presidency has announced that it would receive ...

RoqeebahSeptember 10, 2016

Dear Saraki, you feel the pains of recession too? Pray, do tell how?

Senator Bukola Saraki says he and other leaders of Nigeria feel the pains of this recession. Really funny, sir. Hard ...

AzeezSeptember 9, 2016

We are also feeling the pains of recession – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Friday said leaders in the country are also affected by the current economic recession. The ...

AzeezSeptember 7, 2016

Nigerians’ lavish lifestyle to be blamed for recession – Minister

The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah has said Nigerians are unable to swiftly adjust to the present “economic ...

Oreoluwa PetersSeptember 5, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘There is light at the end of the tunnel’ | Man believes Nigeria’s economic recession is a sign of great things to come

In the past few weeks, Nigeria has ‘technically’ slipped into recession and different sectors of the economy have been hit ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 5, 2016

Economic recession: Your economic policies to blame – PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of being the architect of the current economic ...

AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

Recession: Dino Melaye wants Udoma, Adeosun, Emefiele sacked

The Chairman Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, Dino Melaye on Sunday called for the sack of the Minister of ...

AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

Nigerians may die before economic reforms are completed – Shehu Sani

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Senator Shehu Sani, has said many Nigerians are at risk of ...

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