Recession: Reality of corps members’ survival on FG’s N19,800 stipend dicey

….As funding, overstretched facilities, others threaten NYSC scheme survival By Elizabeth Uwandu THE joy of 2017 National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, Batch A, Stream one corps members knew no bound as they commence the one year mandatory service of their fathers’ land. To many of them, the thoughts of survival on the N19,800 Federal Government’s […]

Exit from recession will impact positively on investors’ confidence – LCCI

By Naomi Uzor THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, has said that Nigeria’s exit from recession presents a positive signal on Nigeria’s economic outlook and will impact positively on investors’ confidence in the economy. Disclosing this at the LCCI press briefing on the economy, the President of LCCI, Chief Nike Akande, said the […]

Mining, agric sectors responsible for Nigeria exiting recession – Fayemi

Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, on Thursday identified agriculture and mining as the critical sectors that pushed Nigeria out of recession. Fayemi Fayemi made the observation at the Ministerial Session of the three-day maiden edition of National Council on Mining and Mineral Resources Development in Abuja. He said that the […]

POST RECESSION: Nigeria’s growth unlikely to hit previous high – UBS

By Yinka Ajayi As Nigeria recovers  from recession, the Wealth Management Chief Investment Office, CIO, of UBS international, in its latest report on Africa’s sovereign credit prospects has said the nation’s growth rates are unlikely to return to previous high. The UBS, is a wealth management company  based in 54 countries of the world. According […]