Diversify to Sustain Growth, Analysts Tell Nigeria

[Leadership] Lagos -With Nigeria’s economy recording growth for the first in six quarters, analysts say the recovery which is due to a pick-up in oil revenue is shaky unless the country broadens its tax base and diversify away from oil.

[Leadership] Lagos -With Nigeria's economy recording growth for the first in six quarters, analysts say the recovery which is due to a pick-up in oil revenue is shaky unless the country broadens its tax base and diversify away from oil.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CBN Moves to Lure in More Foreign Capital

[Leadership] In an effort to further attract foreign capital into the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has begun issuing electronic certificates for capital imported into the country by improving its currency transfer process.

[Leadership] In an effort to further attract foreign capital into the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has begun issuing electronic certificates for capital imported into the country by improving its currency transfer process.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Call It Any Name, Nigeria Reconfiguration Long Overdue – Soyinka

[Leadership] Lagos -Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday said the debate over the restructuring of Nigeria being given different appellations is long overdue, even as he said it is disheartening for some people to be agitating against it.

[Leadership] Lagos -Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday said the debate over the restructuring of Nigeria being given different appellations is long overdue, even as he said it is disheartening for some people to be agitating against it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Atiku to Critics – Prove I Am Corrupt or Shut Up Forever

[Leadership] Abuja -Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday lashed out at those he described as self-righteous political enemies, saying they should either prove his alleged corrupt activities or keep quiet and mind the skeletons in their own cl…

[Leadership] Abuja -Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday lashed out at those he described as self-righteous political enemies, saying they should either prove his alleged corrupt activities or keep quiet and mind the skeletons in their own closets.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jonathan Believed Boko Haram Was Sponsored to Remove Him – Obasanjo

[Vanguard] ‘We did not do what we should have done when we should have done it. We left it to become a very very intractable problem’, these were the words of former president Olusegun Obasanjo while responding to questions in an interview with BBC’s N…

[Vanguard] 'We did not do what we should have done when we should have done it. We left it to become a very very intractable problem', these were the words of former president Olusegun Obasanjo while responding to questions in an interview with BBC's Nkem Ifejika.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nothing Special About Zodwa – Dancer Bev

[263Chat] Controversial dancer Beverly Sibanda on Friday blasted the South African socialite and entertainer, Zodwa Wabantu saying she is not special to deserve a wild outcry that followed her ban from performing at this year’s Harare International Car…

[263Chat] Controversial dancer Beverly Sibanda on Friday blasted the South African socialite and entertainer, Zodwa Wabantu saying she is not special to deserve a wild outcry that followed her ban from performing at this year's Harare International Carnival.

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24 Chibok Girls Mark Third Anniversary At American University of Nigeria

[Premium Times] The Chibok Girls Education Initiative at the American University of Nigeria, AUN, celebrated its third anniversary on August 25 with an award ceremony.

[Premium Times] The Chibok Girls Education Initiative at the American University of Nigeria, AUN, celebrated its third anniversary on August 25 with an award ceremony.

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Soyinka Blasts Online ‘Identity Thieves,’ Says He’s Not On Facebook, Twitter

[Premium Times] The Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Monday lambasted those he called ‘identity thieves’ who impersonate him online and operate social media accounts in his name.

[Premium Times] The Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Monday lambasted those he called 'identity thieves' who impersonate him online and operate social media accounts in his name.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria