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1. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, on Tuesday at the opening ceremony of 2017 Africa Arts and Crafts Expo, in Abuja, said that the Federal Government will devout greater attention to arts and crafts sector of the economy as an alternative source for revenue.
2. The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, will on Wednesday present cheques worth N122.3 million to 14 local communities in the state for various projects under the Ekiti State Community and Social Development Agency (EKCSDA). The communities are: Okebedo in Ilawe Ekiti, Erijiyan, Otun, Igogo, Okeiro in Afao Ekiti, Ire, Oloje, Odo Oja in Ikere, Fulani/Aba Egbira in Orun and Oke Odi/Iwoye in Ise Ekiti. Others are; Oketoro in Iyin Ekiti, Iropora, Ogba Afoju in Ikere and Aaye Ekiti.
3. The Leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Student has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to personally intervene in the lingering crisis involving the university lecturers and the Federal Government. The association also issued a two-week ultimatum o both the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to resolve the problem or face the anger of over 40million Nigerian students.
4. Political Economist, Prof. Pat Utomi, while speaking with Nigerian Tribune on Tuesday, said that now that Nigeria is out of recession, she has the leeway to grow its economy more dynamically working with private sector to engender economic growth. He also urged the federal government to focus on job creation and implement policies that improve the quality of life of the Nigerian people. “It is a good thing that you don’t have the perception thing of being in a recession. The most important problems are that of job creation, and how do we take advantage of the fact that there is not the burden or perception of being in a recession to then begin to look at how to grow the economy more dynamically. The government can work with the private sector to spur growth.” He said