Soludo delivers Realnews anniversary lecture
According to the Publisher and Editor, Maureen Chigbo, all the economic indices, ranging from depleting foreign reserve, depreciating value of the naira, the double-digit interest rates, high rate of unemployment, especially amongst the youth, to inflation rate which is now on the increase, show that there is need for a rethink of the economic direction, especially in this civilian administration.
The lecture entitled: “It’s the Nigerian Economy, Stupid”, which will be delivered by Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, a renowned economist and former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), will take place at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki Expressway, Victoria Island, Lagos, by 10.am.
After the panel and interactive session, there will be an investiture of prominent Nigerians into the prestigious Realnews Hall of Fame.
Those to be inducted into the Realnews Hall of Fame are Professor Maurice Iwu, former chairman of INEC, Mr. Roberts Orya, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM), Dr. Ngozi Anyaegbunam, President, Media World, Mr. Benjamin Dikki, Director General, Bureau of Public Enterprises and Professor Joe. I. Ezigbo, Managing Director, Falcon Corporation Limited.