Daily Archives: June 8, 2020

Coronavirus: Nigeria records 315 new cases

Related News Nigeria’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 12, 801 as 315 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday. Lagos recorded its highest daily figure on Monday, with 128 infections. The state remains the epicentre for the disease. Seven deaths were recorded …

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Welcome timelines

Nigeria’s economic challenge has aggravated in the past two months, because of the coronavirus pandemic. Individuals and the organised private sector (OPS) have been impacted negatively, and governments and their agencies are introducing measures to alleviate the impact. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), after the last meeting of the …

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Debt: The crux

Editorial A flurry of letters to the National Assembly signals a renewed bid to increase the nation’s debt stock. Already, debt-weary citizens cannot but voice alarm at what appears to be the Buhari administration’s insatiable appetite for borrowing. In April, President Muhammadu Buhari had sought and obtained approval for | …

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