[Leadership] The governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, disclosed that after five consecutive quarters of negative growth beginning in the first quarter of 2016, a coordinated approach by the fiscal and monetary authorities supported a rebound in the nation’s economy during the second quarter of 2017.
[Leadership] Africa Region president of World Crafts Council and director general, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has advised the Chinese and other nationals to disregard any negative narrative about Nigeria, noting that Nigeria and Black Africa present the best pictures of cultural tourism destination in the next few years.
[Vanguard] The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has unveiled achievements of her ministry as the clock ticks for her exit, revealing that Nigeria’s foreign reserves stood at $44.69 billion as at May 13, 2019.
[Leadership] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is worried over the frightening dimension which cyber crime has assumed in the country, especially in the Southeast.
[Guardian] Abuja -There appears no end to the high drama surrounding the alleged disbursement by the Federal Government of the $321m Gen. Sani Abacha’s loot, repatriated from Switzerland, without clearance from the National Assembly.
[East African] Kenyan treasury officials quietly flew out to Europe and the United States to drum up support for a new $2.5 billion Eurobond–the country’s third in five years.
[Premium Times] The Code of Conduct Tribunal has ruled that it has the jurisdiction to allow the trial of a sitting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Atiku Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), candidate to produce and tender his educational certificates, indicating the schools attended by him, with dates.
ALTHOUGH IT IS guarded by high walls and a thick metal door, a nightclub in Kano hardly bothers to conceal its existence. Disco lights flash out on the surrounding streets. Pop music is pumped carelessly into the night air.
[East African] After four months of street protests, Sudanese President Omar al Bashir and the opposition have reached a deal to negotiate a transitional government.