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AU Purchases 270million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

The African Union announced this week it has purchased 270 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine for the continent. At least 50 million doses will be available between April and June 2021, the body said. “As a result of our efforts, we have so far secured a commitment of a …

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Nigeria’s Inflation Hits 15.75%, Highest in 3 Years

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) at the weekend said the nation’s inflation rate had risen from 14.89 per cent in November, 2020 to 15.75 per cent in December. The new rate contained in the data titled “Consumer Price Index December 2020” and posted on NBS’ website represents the highest …

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Nigerian Equities Market Gains N325bn

The Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index, on Thursday, appreciated by 1.54 per cent with the market capitalisation of equities appreciated by N325bn to close higher at N21.42trillion from N21.09trillion. The ASI rose by 622.09 basis points or 1.54 per cent to close at 40,963.14 as against 40,341.05 recorded the previous …

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