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Hunger now killing one person every four seconds, NGOs say

Hunger now killing one person every four seconds, NGOs say

One person is estimated to be dying of hunger every four seconds, more than 200 NGOs have warned, urging decisive international action to “end the spiralling global hunger crisis”. In an open letter addressing world leaders gathering in New York for the [...]

September 21, 2022 Food
Payment of fuel subsidy is organised crime, says Obi

Payment of fuel subsidy is organised crime, says Obi

The presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, yesterday, said government was behind oil theft in the country. Obi, who was the guest speaker at the second in the series of Private Sector Economic Forum of the Lagos Chamber of [...]

September 21, 2022 Oil & Gas
Nigeria’s public debt rises 2.98% to N42 trillion

Nigeria’s public debt rises 2.98% to N42 trillion

The Debt Management Office (DMO) said Nigeria’s total public debt stock, which was N41.60 trillion ($100.07 billion) in March, rose to N42.84 trillion (103.31 billion dollars) by June. According to a statement obtained from DMO’s website on Tuesday, the total debt represents [...]

September 21, 2022 Economy, Finance
Igbos Shouldn't Waste Votes On Peter Obi-Orji Uzor Kalu

Igbos Shouldn’t Waste Votes On Peter Obi-Orji Uzor Kalu

The former governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu, has said the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has not chance to win the 2023 election. According to Kalu, Obi does [...]

September 21, 2022 Government and politics
Governors Brainstorm To Block Tax Leakages, Improve IGR Collection

Governors Brainstorm To Block Tax Leakages, Improve IGR Collection

The 36 state governors yesterday commenced a brainstorming session on how to improve their internally generated revenue (IGR) and block tax leakages. Also, it emerged yesterday that states’ internally generated finances grew by 35 per cent from N1.31 trillion in [...]

September 21, 2022 Economy