Syrian Opposition Lauds US Strike On Airfield

The Syrian opposition on Friday welcomed U.S. strikes against a Syrian government airbase and called for more after two American warships fired dozens of missiles at the airfield in a sharp escalation of the U.S. military role in Syria. The Syrian opposition has long been critical of U.S. policy towards the Syrian conflict, saying former…

NTA News Summary: Buhari Inaugurates Economic Recovery Team

NTA News Summary¬† Buhari Inaugurates Economic Recovery Team The Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan has formally launched by President Muhammadu Buhari. It is aimed at not only taking the economy out of recession but also placing the country on the path of sustained, inclusive and diversified growth at a rate of at least 7…

FG goes back on N500bn poverty alleviation fund promise

Nigerian Government has said that it is no longer possible under the present economic reality to implement the N500 billion poverty alleviation fund as earlier promised.. Government said due to budgetary constrains, it has no option but to scale down the fund based on whatever amount it will receive from the Ministry of Finance. This…