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COVID-19: Lockdown to cost Africa about $65.7 billion per month – ECA

ECONOMIC Commission for Africa (ECA) estimates that a full one-month lockdown across Africa would cost the continent about 2.5...

Africa urgently needs $100b to avert further Coronavirus pandemic —African Ministers of Finance

AFRICAN Ministers of Finance have said that Africa urgently needs $100 billion to fight the further negative impact of...
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Auditor-General says Excess Crude Account is illegal

ANTHONY Ayine, Auditor General of the Federation, says the Excess Crude Account (ECA) violates the Nigerian constitution and should be...

The $1bn ‘Christmas’ fund to fight the ‘degraded’ Boko Haram

There is something inherently unsettling about the 12 to 18 months preceding an election year, particularly when a sitting...
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We’re drinking our oil and eating our children’s future

  In 2007, the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was desperate to solve a conundrum that was nearly as old...

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