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Nollywood Star Adesua Etomi on the cover of Vogue

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Award-winning Nigerian actress Adesua Etomi Wellington is one of the four women on the cover of American Vogue magazine’s April issue. The latest issue celebrated 14 talented women from across the world. These included: Golshifteh Farahani; Liv Lisa Fries; Eiza Gonzalez; Hera Hilmar; ScarlettJohansson; Vanessa Kirby; Bruna Marquezine; Deepika Padukone; Alba Rohrwacher; Lea Seydoux; Doona Bae; Elizabeth Debicki; and Angela Babyct.  Adesua on the cover of April’s Vogue Adesua wore a flowing opera coat and floral dress by Richard Quinn,...

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Over 83 Million Nigerians, living in extreme poverty?

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Over 83 Million Nigerians, living in extreme poverty?

By Kede Aihie Over 83 Million Nigerians, living in extreme poverty, a million more than the total population of Germany. According to the Interim Vice President and Director of Global Economy and Development, Kristofer Hamel, Chief Operating Officer (World Data Lab), Martin Hofer, Research Analyst, the number of Nigerians living in extreme poverty is growing by six persons every minute. The report states that Nigeria (200 million people) in 2018, has already overtaken India (1.324 billion people) as the country with the highest number of...

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African Business Network event, 6th October

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African Business Network event, 6th October

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Nigeria’s Damp Squib

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Nigeria’s Damp Squib

By Kede Aihie As the 2019, general election is fast approaching, Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy is currently facing its worst economic recession in a quarter of a century, coupled with a multi-layer cake of challenges, which seem not to be abating. In light of poor budget implementation, there is the need to have a look at proper policy initiatives on efficient borrowing, inclusive growth and optima utilization, financial inclusion, lifting people out of poverty, investment in education (which empirical evidence shows reaping benefit in...

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The Spirit of Nigeria

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The Spirit of Nigeria

By Kede Aihie The spirit of Nigeria is characterised by resilience, dynamism and entrepreneurship, these narratives have helped the nation cope in its worst economic recession in a quarter of a century. Nigeria is a conundrum that defy economic logic, how do you explain the fact that a nation producing about 3,000 megawatts of electricity for population of 193 million (NBS est.), with serious infrastructural deficit, is the largest economy in Africa. In 2016, going by available statistics, Nigerians withdrew N5 trillion (National budget was...

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