IMF warns debtor nations on spending
By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The COVID-19 pandemic pushed global debt to a record $255 trillion in 2020, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Director, Fiscal Affairs Department of the Fund, Mr. Victor Gaspar, disclosed this during a virtual press conference, on the Fiscal Monitor, as part
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surrendered Boko Haram
Lai Mohammed The Federal Government says it will direct the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to compel public and private television stations to feature sign language interpreters during their major news presentations. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the 2021 Annual
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Man City's Torres suffers fractured foot
Manchester City forward Ferran Torres Manchester City will be without Ferran Torres for several weeks after the Spain forward suffered a fractured foot on international duty. Torres is believed to have sustained the injury during Spain’s UEFA Nations League semi-final win against Italy. The 21-year-old was declared fit for the
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Breaking: Ayu Emerges Consensus PDP Chairmanship Candidate
By Chuks Okocha Former Senate President, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, has been picked as the consensus national chairmanship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party by the party’s stakeholders in the North. It was learnt Thursday that two other contenders from the North, where the position has been zoned to – former
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Man in police net over alleged disappearance of his daughter  – PRO
The police in Adamawa have arrested a man (name withheld) from Mayo -Belwa town in Mayo -Belwa Local Government Area for the alleged disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter. DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, Spokesperson of the state police Command, confirmed the arrest on Thursday.” The suspect is in police custody and investigation
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6 things you should know about ALAT’s multi-million naira promo
With the manner the past 18 months have treated us (viruses and their variants, unemployment, lack of funds, etc), we all deserve some loving, and I don’t mean TLC, we all need some ‘money-loving’. It seems ALAT by Wema Bank heard this and decided to go on a nine-month spree!
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IMF warns debtor nations on spending
After debt loads surged last year amid the pandemic, governments now must take care to ‘calibrate’ spending, the IMF said yesterday. Global debt in 2020, including public and private borrowing, “jumped by 14 per cent to a record-high $226 trillion,” according to the International Monetary Fund’s Fiscal Monitor report. Public
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Weah, Dest revive US World Cup hopes, Mexico stay top
Mexico’s Hector Moreno celebrates with teammates after scoring against El Salvador in a 2-0 World Cup qualifier in San Salvador Timothy Weah set up the winner as the United States came from behind to defeat Costa Rica 2-1 and reignite their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign on Wednesday. Weah, who
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•Gives erring agencies one week to appear before relevant committees •Appropriation bill passes second reading, plenary suspended till Nov. 9 Deji Elumoye and Juliet Akoje in Abuja President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, yesterday raised the alarm over alleged sabotage of the President Muhammadu Buhari government’s effort to provide
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Nigeria @ 61: We're making progress, not stagnant ― Gov Oyetola
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osogbo Federal Constituency in Osun, have reiterated their supports for the re-election of Gov. Gboyega Oyetola in the 2022 governorship election. At an endorsement programme organised for Oyetola in Osogbo on Wednesday, the party leaders said they have implicit
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Weah, Dest spark US World Cup hopes as Costa Rica beaten
Sergino Dest scores a spectacular equaliser for the United States in Wednesday’s 2-1 World Cup qualifying victory over Costa Rica Timothy Weah set up the winner as the United States came from behind to defeat Costa Rica 2-1 and reignite their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign on Wednesday. Weah, who
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