Buratai And A Testament To History

By Abaji S. Abaji For some time, I refused to register in the somewhat national debate about the Nigerian Army and its leadership. I have read the divergent opinions from Nigerians about the Army’s ongoing counter-terrorism in Nigeria, with Northeast in focus, where troops are trying to clear remnants of insurgents in clearance operations. I discovered there are deliberate attempts by some Nigerian critics, commentators and analysts to undermine the Army as an institution and its leadership led by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt.Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, who…

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Nigeria’s Borrowing Still At 19% To GDP, Low Compared To Ghana, Brazil, Others, Says Finance Minister

…assures no plan to remove fuel subsidy The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamshuna Ahmed, has disclosed that Nigeria’s borrowing still remains at 19 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and is low compared to Ghana, Brazil, South Africa, Egypt and Angola. The Minister made the statement while clearing the true position of reports surrounding the removal of fuel subsidy, which she maintained that there was no such plan, but was just an advise by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), at the just concluded Spring Meetings in Washington…

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