Before I Die Lagos Must Become Third Largest Economy in Africa – Obasanjo

[Vanguard] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, highlighted some of the reasons why all Nigerian leaders after his administration were unable to increase power generation from where he left it 10 years ago.

[Vanguard] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, highlighted some of the reasons why all Nigerian leaders after his administration were unable to increase power generation from where he left it 10 years ago.

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IMF – Nigeria’s Economy Remains Challenging Despite Signs of Relief

[This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has declared that Nigeria’s economic backdrop remains challenging, despite some signs of relief in the first half of 2017.

[This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has declared that Nigeria's economic backdrop remains challenging, despite some signs of relief in the first half of 2017.

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Policies Must Be Predictable, Businesses Tell Govt

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Policy predictability is a crucial factor that can make local firms participate in large-scale projects such as the construction of the Tanga-Hoima oil pipeline in a more meaningful way, the private sector players have argued.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Policy predictability is a crucial factor that can make local firms participate in large-scale projects such as the construction of the Tanga-Hoima oil pipeline in a more meaningful way, the private sector players have argued.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

If Police Sergeant Is Guilty, He ‘Must Face Full Might of the Law’ – Timol’s Nephew

[News24Wire] The nephew of anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, said if the North Gauteng High Court found that former security branch police sergeant Joao Jan Rodrigues fabricated evidence, then he should face the full might of the law.

[News24Wire] The nephew of anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, said if the North Gauteng High Court found that former security branch police sergeant Joao Jan Rodrigues fabricated evidence, then he should face the full might of the law.

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Former Cranes Coach Set to Take Over Orlando Pirates?

[Monitor] Kampala -As Micho Sredojevic officially terminated his contract with Cranes on Saturday, there was a strong belief that the Serbian coach’s head had been turned by an offer from South African giants Orlando Pirates.

[Monitor] Kampala -As Micho Sredojevic officially terminated his contract with Cranes on Saturday, there was a strong belief that the Serbian coach's head had been turned by an offer from South African giants Orlando Pirates.

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Miss Malawi Ireland Bullied On Facebook, Organisers Say Unacceptable to Call Beauty Queen ‘Ugly’

[Nyasa Times] Organisers of Miss Malawi Ireland have expressed concern with brutal and cruel criticism the winner of the contest Grace Dehora Phiri, 20 and her runners up have been receiving on Facebook.

[Nyasa Times] Organisers of Miss Malawi Ireland have expressed concern with brutal and cruel criticism the winner of the contest Grace Dehora Phiri, 20 and her runners up have been receiving on Facebook.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

IMF Forecasts 0.8 Percent Economic Growth for Nigeria

[Vanguard] The International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday, said Nigeria is expected to emerge from recession this year with an economic growth of 0.8 percent, but warned that threats to recovery remained elevated, and that the economy will not grow e…

[Vanguard] The International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday, said Nigeria is expected to emerge from recession this year with an economic growth of 0.8 percent, but warned that threats to recovery remained elevated, and that the economy will not grow enough to reduce unemployment and poverty. The IMF, therefore, advised the Federal Government to pursue a policy of fiscal consolidation through higher non-oil revenues, to ensure stability in growth.

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Nigeria’ll Extend Gas Pipeline to Cote d’ Ivoire – NNPC

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday said it would extend the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) project from Ghana to Cote d’ Ivoire as part of the Federal Government’s West African energy integration policy.

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday said it would extend the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) project from Ghana to Cote d' Ivoire as part of the Federal Government's West African energy integration policy.

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