Prices of goods, services hit all time high in October

The general rise in prices of goods and services in Nigeria hit an all time high of 18.3 per cent in October. This means that the prices of food items and other consumables have gone up considerably making it difficult for the average person to eat three square meals a day. Inflation has been on the rise for 12 months.
Tomatoes market
The general rise in prices is attributable to exchange-rate pressures that have persisted on its impact on the prices of goods and services, complicating the central bank’s task of supporting an economy in recession.

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$2.1bn arms scam: Why FG should release Dasuki on bail – Falana

…Says US has banned sale of war planes to Nigeria over rights violation by FG Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately direct the Department of State Services, DSS, to comply with the order of the ECOWAS Court and release detained Col Sambo Dasuki (retd), ex-National Security Adviser, on bail without further delay.
Falana
ccording to Falana, the continued violation of human rights of Nigerians by the federal government recently resulted in the United States of America banning the Buhari administration from purchasing war planes and other fighter aircraft to prosecute the war on terror in the North East.

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Trump election win prompts anger, protests across US

Protesters burned an orange-haired Donald Trump head in effigy, lit bonfires and blocked traffic late Wednesday as anger over the billionaire’s election to the presidency spilled onto the streets of major cities. From New York to Los Angeles, thousands of people marched, rallied and chanted in around 10 cities against the billionaire president-elect a day after his stunning upset win, some carrying signs with slogans such as “Not our President” and “Love trumps hate.”

Demonstrators hold placards that read "No to racism, no to Trump" during a protest outside the US Embassy in London on November 9, 2016 against US President-elect Donald Trump after he was declared the winner of the US presidential election.  Political novice and former reality TV star Donald Trump has defeated Hillary Clinton to take the US presidency, stunning America and the world in an explosive upset fueled by a wave of grassroots anger. / AFP PHOTO

Most of the rallies were peaceful. Protesters carrying signs reading “Dump Trump” gathered outside Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, where the president elect lives. Demonstrators hold placards that read “No to racism, no to Trump” during a protest outside the US Embassy in London on November 9, 2016 Continue reading “Trump election win prompts anger, protests across US”

WE’RE FULFILLING CAMPAIGN PROMISES – BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, said his government has started fulfilling the promises made to Nigerians throughout the Country during his campaigns in 2015, despite some challenges. He said the 18 months old All Progressives Congress led-government, has recorded a measure of success in areas of security, economy and the anti-graft war and commended the understanding patients of Nigerians. Continue reading “WE’RE FULFILLING CAMPAIGN PROMISES – BUHARI”

TRUMP PREACHES UNITY IN ELECTION VICTORY SPEECH

The President-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has stressed his commitment to upholding a united America and reclaiming the nation’s destiny.
The President-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has stressed his commitment to upholding a united America and reclaiming the nation’s destiny.

Inhis victory speech, Mr Trump hailed his opponent, Hillary Clinton, saying; “she fought very hard. She has worked very long and hard over a long period of time. We have a sense of gratitude for her service”. At the Trump campaign centre in New York, the President-elect pledged to be a President of all American people. He says he will rebuild the nation’s infrastructure. Continue reading “TRUMP PREACHES UNITY IN ELECTION VICTORY SPEECH”