Tag: Nigerian Economic Summit Group

NESG projects more Nigerians expected to fall into the poverty trap amid rising unemployment

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group said on Friday that many Nigerians are expected to fall into the poverty trap amid rising unemployment in the country. The NESG, a private sector-led think-tank, noted in its economic report for the first quarter of 2021 that the country’s economic growth in the period[Read More…]

Nigerian Economic Summit Group warns FG against policies that encourage increased poverty

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has advised the federal government not to encourage policies that make Nigerians poorer. In a statement signed by Asue Ighodalo and ‘Laoye Jaiyeola, its board chairman and chief executive officer respectively, the body listed matters that needed “serious attention”. The NESG said there is[Read More…]