Tag: WEF

Here’s A Quick Peak At The Island That Trumps Nigeria, SA As Most Competitive African Economy

Following the recently released World Economic Forum report on the global competitiveness index, a measurement of countries’ productivity and investment landscape, one would expect high flyers like Nigeria, the continent’s largest economy, and South Africa, its most developed, to lead Africa’s economic train. But a less talked about island, Mauritius[Read More…]

Jibrin Ibrahim: Chibok Girls And The Rise Of Civic Consciousness

The Abuja #BringBackOurGirls Movement concluded its Rally on the 30th Day after the abduction of the Chibok girls at 12:30 a.m. this morning. We are now in the second month and our government and our armed forces have still not brought our girls back. And this is the point about our[Read More…]

Dangote To Invest $16BN To Create 180,000 Jobs In 4 Years

NAN The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, said the group would invest 16 billion dollars to create various businesses in Nigeria and other African countries in the next four years. Dangote made this known on Thursday in Abuja at the plenary of the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF)[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: World Economic Forum In The Shadow Of Chibok

The African edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) began yesterday in Abuja but not many Nigerians care since our people are being treated as some families would treat their eccentric relations that have to be locked out of view when important visitors come calling. It beggars belief that our[Read More…]

13 Head Of States, Over 1,000 Delegates To Attend WEF In Abuja

NAN No fewer than 13 head of states and over 1,000 delegates are expected to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa beginning from Wednesday in Abuja. Ms Elsie Kanza, Director, Head of Africa, disclosed this at a pre-event briefing on the WEF on Monday in Abuja. She[Read More…]

B’Haram: Jonathan Assures World Economic Forum Participants Of Safety In Abuja

NAN President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday reassured the global community of the safety of all participants in the World Economic Forum (WEF) scheduled for May in Abuja. He gave the assurance at an audience with China’s new Ambassador to Nigeria; Mr Gu Xiaojie who presented his letters of credence to[Read More…]