From Charity Nwakaudu, Abuja Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), Henry Ikechukwu Ikoh, said that the federal government is constantly monitoring the strengthening of the national science, technology and innovation policy. innovation to enable the country to achieve economic diversification and growth. Ikoh said this during theRead More →

People should also be aware of the risks of “old-school predatory lending,” Williamson added, including payday loans, auto-title lenders and rent-to-own businesses. Payday lenders in particular tend to settle in communities of color, Williamson said, and are marketed as easy ways to get money. Often these loans come with highRead More →

By Dipo Olowookere The Nigerian stock market fell 6.67% week-on-week last week after 29 stocks came under heavy selling pressure caused by macroeconomic uncertainty. Last week, investors were faced with a chilling economic forecast from Moody’s, which raised doubts about the ability to Nigerian banks to meet their obligations dueRead More →

On October 20, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Posted an advance notice of proposed rulemaking, seeking public comment on the harms resulting from what it describes as “undesirable fees”, that’s to say, allegedly unnecessary, unavoidable or unexpected charges that inflate costs while adding little value. The term also encompasses “hiddenRead More →

The Foreign Investors Council (FIC) has published the results of the latest edition of the Business Sentiment Index (BSI) held in September 2022. The responses show that despite the current challenges (inflation, energy market crisis and oil prices utilities, geopolitical context, supply chain bottlenecks, available and adequate labor), investors’ perceptionRead More →

Sub-Saharan Africa faces “the most challenging environment in years”, with the region’s pandemic recovery disrupted by soaring inflation, rising interest rates and a global slowdown, it said on Friday. the IMF. The crisis lender’s assessment came days after it lowered the region’s growth outlook to 3.6% for 2022 – significantlyRead More →

The federal government plans to pass new legislation to overhaul the payday loan industry, implementing recommendations from a 2016 review that the previous government failed to act on. Key points: Federal government to implement recommendations from 2016 report on payday loans These reforms include capping repayments and banning lenders fromRead More →

JIM Arenovski, longtime resident and president of Island Training Solutions, spoke about community and economic development at the Rotary Club of Saipan’s weekly lunch meeting at Hyatt’s Giovanni’s restaurant on Tuesday. With wit and humour, Arenovski underlined the link between economic development and individual attitudes. At CNMI, he said, theRead More →

Download logo The regional experts in charge of visa issuance and control met in Abuja for a three (3) day technical meeting to validate the recommendations of the working group meeting held previously, to harmonize the cost and design of the visa and to deliberate on other associated modalities relatedRead More →

Washington— The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday downgraded its global economic outlook for 2023, citing Russia’s ongoing war with Ukraine, widespread inflationary pressures and rising interest rates that are boosting corporate and corporate borrowing rates. consumers. The 190-country lending agency said it expects a meager global growth rate of 2.7%Read More →

The island nation of Mauritius is set to host the African Economic Conference (AEC) 2022 (https://AEC.AfDB.org) from December 9-11, its Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden has said. Padayachy. Thursday at a press conference announcing the event. The African Economic Conference is Africa’s premier forum for discussingRead More →

Muscat – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised Oman’s efforts to deal with the COVID-19 crisis and revive the economy after the pandemic. The IMF said rising oil prices, fiscal consolidation measures and progress in structural reforms are supporting a post-pandemic economic recovery in the sultanate. An IMF mission,Read More →

The war in Ukraine and the aftershocks of the Covid-19 pandemic present emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs) with an extremely challenging external environment, shaped by rising food, fertilizer and energy prices, rising inflation and interest rates and risks of stagflation in advanced economies. Fifteen years ago, food price spikes,Read More →

The war in Ukraine and the aftershocks of the Covid-19 pandemic present emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs) with an extremely challenging external environment, shaped by rising food, fertilizer and energy prices, rising inflation and interest rates and risks of stagflation in advanced economies. Fifteen years ago, food price spikes,Read More →

• Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb was named Co-Chair of the Mayors Commission on Water Equity, alongside Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson, at the group’s national meeting in September. The group, which has over 175 member municipalities, met to discuss lead service line replacement efforts and needs; issues related to stormwater managementRead More →

Overall, Iowa is a great place to live and work. However, financial difficulties are very common for many residents. This is why debt consolidation in Iowa is so important to know about. If you are looking for debt relief in Iowa, consider debt consolidation. According to credit card usage dataRead More →