Economy: Buhari should tackle Nigeria’s stagflation, says rights’ group

The government of President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon to take certain key steps that are necessary in tackling the nation’s current stagflation and by so doing, forestall further economic decline.

A socio-economic rights group, SOCIAL ACTION, which made the call in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital in a release in response to recent inflation figures made public by…

Nigeria’s severe economic recession: a wake-up call for the Government- Social Action

The recent announcement by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that Nigeria has fallen into an economic recession portends that the nation’s economy contracted in the last two quarters of the year spanning April to September, 2020. The second quarter (April – June) witnessed a decline in gross domestic product (GDP) growth by -6.10%, while in the third consecutive…

Activists mobilise to stem Nigeria’s ‘slide into dictatorship’

Activists from different pro-democracy groups gathered in Lagos on Tuesday with a call to all lovers of democracy to start making moves to prevent Nigeria’s democracy from sliding into dictatorship.

Various speakers at the 2019 edition of Nigeria pro-democracy conference criticised the alleged massive violations of human rights by the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).

Anti–Corruption: SDIC Proffer Solutions In Improving Accountability In Niger Delta Region

Renowned anti – corruption crusader nongovernmental organisation (NGO) Social Development Integrated Centre (SDIC) – Social Action, Nigeria, in collaboration with MacArthur foundation has noted that the Niger Delta region has no reason to be underdeveloped considering the amount of resources as well as number of intervention programmes and agencies devoted to the development of the region.