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IMF warns Nigeria against expansionary fiscal policy.

IMF warns Nigeria against expansionary fiscal policy.

TheInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned the federal government against expansionary fiscal policies in view of the growing uncertainty in the global economic environment, despite the current impressive performance of the economy in GDP terms. The world monetary body gave the warning in Abuja while presenting the World Economic Outlook. The Senior Resident Representative of […]

ECOWAS Parliament sets up committee on Mali, Guinea Bissau crises

ECOWAS Parliament sets up committee on Mali, Guinea Bissau crises

Worried by the level of crises rocking its two member states, the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has raised a Parliamentary Committee on the political situation in the Republic of Mali and the Republic of Guinea Bissau. This was part of the resolutions adopted by the Community Parliament at the […]

Libya deports 111 Nigerians

Libya deports 111 Nigerians

Not less than 111 Nigerians were yesterday deported from Libya for various immigration reasons. The deportees were received at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on arrival. The breakdown of deportees indicated that 47 of them were males, 52 females and four male under aged (minor) and eight […]

President Jonathan Off to Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago

President Jonathan Off to Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is scheduled to travel out of the country to Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago for official engagements today. The President, who is scheduled to be accompanied by his wife Dame Patience Jonathan will touch base in Trinidad and Tobago today where he will participate in the country’s 2012 Emancipation Celebrations. Tagged […]

Jonathan challenges African First Ladies on insecurity

Jonathan challenges African First Ladies on insecurity

Varying degrees of security threats and challenges continue to pose danger to the sustenance of peace and consolidation of development on the African continent. President Goodluck Jonathan made this observation yesterday at the opening of the 7th African First Ladies Peace Mission in Abuja yesterday. Jonathan said despite several challenges with which people of the […]

ECOWAS mourns Attah-Mills' death

ECOWAS mourns Attah-Mills' death

The Economic Community for West Africa (ECOWAS) has expressed shock and sadness over the passing away of President John Evans Atta Mills yesterday at the age of 68. ECOWAS in the statement obtained by The Post, noted that Attah-Mills death “has robbed the region of a voice of wisdom which enriched the discussions of the […]

Jonathan mourns Atta Mills death, condoles with Ghanaians

Jonathan mourns Atta Mills death, condoles with Ghanaians

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has condoled with the people and government of Ghana over the sudden death of their President John Atta Mills of Ghana. Atta Mills, who was suffering from throat cancer, has died in hospital in the capital, Accra. John Dramani Mahama, his vice-president, has been sworn in as his replacement in a […]

Jonathan leaves for Belgium, congratulates new Egypt's president

Jonathan leaves for Belgium, congratulates new Egypt's president

  President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is expected to leave Abuja for Brussels after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday for a one-day official visit to Belgium. The President, expected to be accompanied by the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan; the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru; the Coordinating Minister for the […]

Mugabe's convoy kills one, injures 15 others

Mugabe's convoy kills one, injures 15 others

The convoy of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has killed one person and injured 15 others in the third deadly accident involving the dictator’s motorcade in two weeks. The state-run Herald newspaper of Zimbabwe reported on Tuesday that the accident took place on Sunday afternoon on the Robert Mugabe Highway, near the president’s rural hometown of […]

Protester tries to arrest Tony Blair in Hong Kong

Protester tries to arrest Tony Blair in Hong Kong

Ex-British prime Minister, Tony Blair, avoided an agttempted citizen’s arrest in Hong Kong by a lone protester as he took to a stage on Thursday. The lone protester heckled Blair as he prepared to make a speech on religion and