IMF worries over Nigeria’s ability to pay back N24.39tn debt

The International Monetary Fund, has expressed worry over Nigeria’s ability to repay its foreign debt which had continued to rise. Though it said conditions were favourable for the country to continue to borrow, the IMF equally expressed worry over the capacity to repay. The Financial Counsellor and Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF, Tobias… Continue reading IMF worries over Nigeria’s ability to pay back N24.39tn debt

Aisha Buhari takes fight against child death to private sector

The Wife of Nigerian President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has taken the battle against scourge of maternal and child death to the private sector. She wants stakeholders in the private sector to support the fight through massive investment in health. She sought for shift of attention to the fight at a private sector meeting for investment… Continue reading Aisha Buhari takes fight against child death to private sector

AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI BY A CORPS MEMBER: LET’S MAKE NIGERIA WORK FOR ALL…

Your Excellency, With high hope of a better Nigeria,which my colleagues and I have committed ourselves, we welcome you back to the country. Permit me, your Excellency, to on behalf of all serving corps members convey our view on some critical issues to you via this very platform. I hope it gets to you. There… Continue reading AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI BY A CORPS MEMBER: LET’S MAKE NIGERIA WORK FOR ALL…

America set to go after Diezani Alison-Madueke

A former US State Department Nigeria specialist, Mathew Page, has suggested that a US civil forfeiture case to seize $144 million of assets from two cronies of Diezani Alison-Madueke, may just be the start of her legal troubles with America. US Justice Department last week filed an asset recovery case in Houston against Jide Omokore… Continue reading America set to go after Diezani Alison-Madueke

Human urine better than fertiliser, expert says

An environmental engineer, Mr Isaac Bryant, on Saturday urged conversion of human urine into fertiliser and other products that would have higher environmental value. “Urine, which most of us consider as waste, is a valuable resource which we can use directly as fertiliser. “Urine is very safe, hygienic, easy to handle and collect, and easily… Continue reading Human urine better than fertiliser, expert says

S/Africa guilty of violating obligation to ICC

South Africa violated its obligations to the ICC by failing to arrest Sudan’s President Hassan al-Bashir when he visited in 2015, the court’s judges said in a ruling on Thursday. However, the war crimes court judges declined to refer South Africa to the UN Security Council over the matter. They noted that South African courts… Continue reading S/Africa guilty of violating obligation to ICC