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Daily Archives: February 12, 2020

Donald Trump

What if Donald Trump wins a second term?

This question would appeal to so many people at so many levels. For Americans of all hues, it is a fundamental question that goes to the very heart of what it means to be American in the 21st century. When [...]

October 10, 2019 What Thee Papers Say
IMF Update on Nigeria

Nigeria’s rising fiscal deficits distorting monetary policy, say IMF officials

• Affirms slow economic recovery, urge policy harmony to reduce risksThe officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), on economic assessment visit to Nigeria, have said serial deficits in the country’s yearly budgets are distorting monetary policies.Specifically, when the revenue [...]

October 10, 2019 International

Senators fault Buhari’s budget, vow overhaul

• Lament higher debt servicing, lower capital expenditure• Say projection on increased oil production flawed• Fiscal plan is focused, APC chieftain insistsSenators yesterday criticised the N10.33 trillion 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari for lacking the capacity to boost [...]

October 10, 2019 Government and politics
court adjourns hearing of journalist ‘threatened’ by El-Rufai

Again, court adjourns hearing of journalist ‘threatened’ by El-Rufai

Hearing of the case involving journalist, Stephen Kefason, who was allegedly threatened by Kaduna governor, Nasir el-Rufai, was on Wednesday adjourned again at the instance of the court. Mr Kefason,who was arrested in late May, has been detained since over [...]

October 10, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Boko Haram

Court strikes out ex-Boko Haram’s spokesperson’s N500m damages suit

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday struck out a N500 million aggravated suit filed by a former spokesperson of Boko Haram, Ali Konduga. Samira Bature, the judge, struck out the suit following an application for discontinuance filed by Mr [...]

October 10, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Taraba State University

Nigerian university expels student after Facebook criticism of governor

The Taraba State University has expelled a first-year student after he repeatedly criticised the state governor, Darius Ishaku, on Facebook. The school said it took the decision because the student had failed to “complete the registration processes” that include signing [...]

October 10, 2019 Government and politics

Just like Airbnb, Spleet is providing flexible rent experiences for accommodation seekers

With a population of 24.6 million people, the city of Lagos is a difficult place to find an affordable apartment. Spleet wants to help fix that. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 10, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps