Recession Exit: Economist Wants Fiscal Budget Implemented

Recession Exit: Economist Wants Fiscal Budget Implemented
 

An economist, Prof. Akpan Ekpo, on Wednesday said the fiscal elements of the budget should be implemented to sustain the country’s exit from recession Ekpo, Director-General, West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), made the suggestion in an interview with the News Ag...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

California Announces Proposal to Exit U.S.

California Announces Proposal to Exit U.S.
 

California has announced a proposal, called “Calexit” that would establish it as a separate nation from the U.S., officials have said. The proposal for California to secede from the U.S. was submitted to the Secretary of State’s Office on Thursday, according to a report. The proposed “Calexi...

Posted on Jan 28, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 29, 2017

Adebayor Ponders Future After Togo Cup Exit

Adebayor Ponders Future After Togo Cup Exit
 

Togo captain Emmanuel Adebayor will return home and ponder his options after his country exited the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday. The 32-year-old former Arsenal, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur forward has been without a club since leaving Crystal Palace at the end of last sea...

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 26, 2017

Gabon Left to Ponder Wider Worries After Cup Exit

Gabon Left to Ponder Wider Worries After Cup Exit
 

Sporting agony in the shape of an early elimination from their own Africa Cup of Nations has only added to the other woes facing Gabon, a country already in the midst of a political and economic crisis. “The Africa Cup of Nations is not finished. I encourage all football lovers to enjoy the qualit...

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 24, 2017

Nigeria May Exit Recession as W’Bank Projects 1%  GDP Growth in 2017

Nigeria May Exit Recession as W’Bank Projects 1%  GDP Growth in 2017
 

After recording a worst plunge into recession in over 25 years, in 2016 the World Bank has projected Nigeria could get out of its economic quagmire, and grow its gross domestic product (GDP) by one percent in 2017. The bank also projected the global economy will accelerate moderately to 2.7 percent ...

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 12, 2017

Mimiko’s exit won’t affect us, says Osun LP chair

Mimiko’s exit won’t affect us, says Osun LP chair
 

By Gbenga Faturoti Correspondent Osogbo The leadership of the Labour Party (LP) in Osun State has explained that the defection of Ondo State Governor, Segun Mimiko, to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will not in any way affect the chances of the party come 2015. The state Chairman of the party, Timot...

Posted on Aug 25, 2014 - Last updated on Aug 25, 2014

FCT minister hints on exit from Jonathan’s cabinet

FCT minister hints on exit from Jonathan’s cabinet
 

By Stanley Onyekwere In what appears to be a subtle a valedictory remark, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed says he remains grateful to President Goodluck Jonathan for giving him the opportunity to be part of the team that contributed immensely to his transfo...

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 29, 2014

Maigari’s exit won’t derail Nigerian football –Umeh

Maigari’s exit won’t derail Nigerian football –Umeh
 

Acting president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Mike Umeh has declared that there is no vacuum in the nation’s soccer administration, even as he assured that the last week impeachment of his former boss, Alhaji Aminu Maigari won’t affect any thing. Umeh who spoke exclusi...

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 29, 2014

Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi Resigns After Exit

Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi Resigns After Exit
 

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has stepped down from his position after the Super Eagles’ exit from the World Cup in Brazil. France scored twice in the last 11 minutes in Brasilia on Monday to reach the quarter-finals at their expense. The 52-year-old was appointed Nigeria boss in 2011 and helped...

Posted on Jul 1, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 1, 2014

Croatia Unbowed As They Exit WCup

Croatia Unbowed As They Exit WCup
 

Croatia may have been soundly beaten 3-1 by Mexico on Monday but coach Niko Kovac remained unbowed as his team headed home from the World Cup having finished third in a tough Group A. While Brazil and Mexico prepare for the knockout phase, Kovac exited with a philosophical shrug claiming satisfactio...

Posted on Jun 24, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 24, 2014

Ekiti Governorship Election : Exit poll puts Fayose in early lead

Ekiti Governorship Election : Exit poll puts Fayose in early lead
 

…as exit poll favours ex-gov •Fayemi commends INEC •I leave my fate to God -Fayose The Ekiti State governorship election held peacefully across the 16 council areas of the state yesterday, as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted the poll in a free and transparent ...

Posted on Jun 22, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 22, 2014

‘Oni’s exit, big blow to PDP’

‘Oni’s exit, big blow to PDP’
 

The defection of former Ekiti State Governor, Asiwaju Segun Oni, and his followers to the All Progres­sives Congress (APC) is an indica­tion that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been decimated in Ekiti State. Besides the former governor and his followers, other well meaning, development-sa...

Posted on May 8, 2014 - Last updated on May 8, 2014

Amaka Igwe: Painful exit of a Nollywood heavyweight

Amaka Igwe: Painful exit of a Nollywood heavyweight
 

It was a tragedy no one ever imagined. It was also like a deadly blow below the belt. Indeed, like the Biblical saying, death stealthily came like a thief in the night and plucked life out of her. Though many are yet to come to terms with the reality of her death, the truth is, […]...

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 - Last updated on Apr 30, 2014

Ferdinand, Evra face Man United exit

Ferdinand, Evra face Man United exit
 

Manchester United risk losing Patrice Evra and Rio Ferdinand after deciding not to renew their contracts before a new manager is appointed, sources said. The two defenders’ deals expire in the summer, as does that of interim manager Ryan Giggs, but their futures will not be resolved until United h...

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 - Last updated on Apr 24, 2014

‘Moyes on the brink of Manchester Utd exit’

‘Moyes on the brink of Manchester Utd exit’
 

Leading British bookmakers have stopped taking bets on David Moyes being sacked as Manchester United manager on Monday after several national newspapers said he was about to be fired. Sky Bet cut their odds on Moyes leaving United before the end of May to 1/4 from 9/4 before suspending betting. Ladb...

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 - Last updated on Apr 21, 2014

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