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IMF says Nigeria’s economy ‘gradually’ recovering, expresses concerns over unemployment, inflation

By Cecilia Ologunagba An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team on Thursday said that Nigeria’s economy was “gradually” recovering from the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. IMF disclosed this in its End-of-Mission statement from its headquarters in Washington, DC, on preliminary findings following virtual meetings by its staff teams with the Nigerian authorities from June […]

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LASG re-commits to infrastructure renewal, capacity building

By Oluwatope Lawanson Lagos State Government on Thursday pledged to attach high premium to issues relating to infrastructure renewal and development as well as capacity building  that would enhance youth entrepreneurship and wealth creation. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the pledge  at a two-day South West Zonal workshop on preparation of the Medium-Term National Development Plan […]

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NCAA cautions pilots, airlines during rainy season

By Yunus Yusuf The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has cautioned all pilots and airline operators over severe thunderstorms and other hazardous weather which hamper flight operations, especially during rainy season. The Director-General, NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu, gave the warning in the Advisory Circular (AC) with reference no AC: NCAA-AEROMET 31 addressed to all pilots […]

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FEC approves resumption of FCDA Land Swap Initiative to address infrastructure deficit

By Ismaila Chafe The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the resumption of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) land Swap Initiative to address infrastructure deficit in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammed Bello, made this known at the end of the council meeting presided over […]

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Biden, Putin Hold Highly-anticipated Summit

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have begun their highly anticipated summit in Geneva, the Swiss capital chosen as a location for the summit for its history of political neutrality. The leaders thanked each other during the brief, and chaotic press opportunity at the beginning of their meeting where American and Russian media jostled […]