First of all, he should let the whole world know that Nigeria is not Afghanistan where what happens remains local. Whenever anything happens in Nigeria, it has continental implications. If Iswap or Boko Haram seize power in Nigeria, there will be a massive domino effect across Africa. They ignore Nigeria at their peril
Its members would be:
Yemi Osinbajo - Chair
Zainab Ahmed - Vice chair
Its mandate would be simple:
You make all economic and investment decisions and...
NIGERIA'S gross domestic product (GDP) grew by a surprising 5% during the second quarter of 2021 according to data just released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) indicating that the country is recovering from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Over the last year-and-a-half, Nigeria has been hit hard by the...
We all know Nigeria is in a dire state. First of all there is ethnic mistrust, then we have a unitarist form of government which destroys any hope of prosperity and to make matters worse, cronyism and corruption are rife
As if that is not enough, we now have the added menace of armed Fulani herdsmen who want to...
By Ayo Akinfe
No matter how you look at it, large under-performing countries like Nigeria, Indonesia, Pakistan and Bangladesh are the only hope for humanity in the post-Covid-19 era. With global economic output likely to be down by about a third, they are the ones who can drag the human race out of this morass
When you look at...
NIGERIA'S revenue-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio has fallen to about 5% over the last year making one of the lowest on the planet according to a recent report just published by the World Bank.
Speaking during a panel session at a virtual public sector seminar with the theme Nigeria in challenging times: Imperatives...
ANNUAL remittances by the Nigerian diaspora worldwide fell by about 20% over the last year as a result of the economic crisis precipitated by the global coronavirus pandemic cutting into the expected figure of $25bn.
Historically, Nigeria has always been among the top five countries in the world when it comes to remittances...
Free tuition right up until the end of secondary school
Nigeria will spend 15% of its GDP on education
Free uniforms in all public schools
One free school meal for all state primary and secondary school pupils
No primary school child should have to walk more than 1km to school
Every local government...
(1) There will be free tuition for every Nigerian right up until the end of secondary school
(2) As from 2022 onwards, Nigeria will spend a minimum of 15% of its gross domestic product (GDP) on education
(3) Free uniforms will be offered to pupils in all public schools
(4) One free school meal will be offered to...
NIGERIA'S external debt-to-revenue ratio ballooned to 400% last year from 8% in 2011 as a result of increased federal government borrowing according to former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Mallam Lamido Sanusi.
Warning that the level of borrowing is becoming alarming, Mallam Sanusi said Nigeria has a debt services...