‘Naira Depreciation Threatens Ecowas Single Currency’

[Daily Trust] The ECOWAS effort at achieving full integration of the sub-region through adoption of a single currency is under threat due to the steady decline of Nigeria’s currency, the naira.

[Daily Trust] The ECOWAS effort at achieving full integration of the sub-region through adoption of a single currency is under threat due to the steady decline of Nigeria's currency, the naira.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CBN to Increase Credit to Corporate Sector in 2017

[Daily Trust] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday said the overall availability of credit to the corporate sector was expected to increase further in first quarter of 2017.

[Daily Trust] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday said the overall availability of credit to the corporate sector was expected to increase further in first quarter of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FG Seeks Support for NCC, Operators Over Data Hike

[Guardian] Abuja/Lagos -Communication Minister, Adebayo Shittu, has called on Nigerians to support investors in the telecommunication industry as a way of reviving the ailing economy.

[Guardian] Abuja/Lagos -Communication Minister, Adebayo Shittu, has called on Nigerians to support investors in the telecommunication industry as a way of reviving the ailing economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NAHCON, NOA Raises Committee to Checkmate Drug Trafficking By Pilgrims

[Guardian] Abuja -The Chairman/CEO of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammed has advocated a Strategic Action Plan to tackle the increasing incidence of illicit drug trafficking involving Nigerian pilgrims.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Chairman/CEO of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammed has advocated a Strategic Action Plan to tackle the increasing incidence of illicit drug trafficking involving Nigerian pilgrims.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Smile Strikes Back – Gambia Nice Again

[The Point] “The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow.” Say it once more. “The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow.” And again and again. No matter how many times you repeat the words, it will probably tak…

[The Point] "The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow." Say it once more. "The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow." And again and again. No matter how many times you repeat the words, it will probably take some time before the reality truly sinks in. Simply extraordinary, isn't it? Where we had expected, perhaps unjustifiably, an exit with a destructive bang, we had instead, an entrance with a dignified and nation-redeeming whimper. The most resonant whimper in our polit

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bombada Hope to Wallop GPA to Move From Red Zone in GFF 1st Division

[The Point] Bombada are challenging to beat the current league champions Gambia Ports Authority this weekend to move away from relegation zone in the 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league after losing their two opening leagu…

[The Point] Bombada are challenging to beat the current league champions Gambia Ports Authority this weekend to move away from relegation zone in the 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league after losing their two opening league fixtures.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bad Science By Ben Goldacre

[The Point] We’re lucky to have Ben Goldacre, and maybe as a result of his book we’ll have more people like him. He is fighting what sometimes seems like a one-man battle against a tide of pseudoscience and an army of quacks. His main weapons are his w…

[The Point] We're lucky to have Ben Goldacre, and maybe as a result of his book we'll have more people like him. He is fighting what sometimes seems like a one-man battle against a tide of pseudoscience and an army of quacks. His main weapons are his weekly column in the Guardian newspaper, an impressive website (www.badscience.net), and now this book, which aims "to teach good science by examining the bad."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia