Nigeria Will Exit Recession Soon - Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said Nigeria will be out of the recession soon. Over the weekend, Nigeria slid into its worst economic recession in over three decades. Gross domestic product (GDP) numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Saturday, November 21, indicates the nation recorded a contraction of 3.62 percent in the third quarter of 2020, causing it to slide into another recession. While speaking at the ongoing 26th Nigerian Economic Summit organized by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, on Monday, November 23, the Minister of Finance said the country would emerge from the recession in the fourth quarter of 2020 or by the first quarter of 2021. She blamed the recession on the global Coronavirus pandemic which has forced other economies in other countries into recession. Ahmed said other countries also in recession, including the United Kingdom, the

How My Daughter Made Me Stop Smoking 9 Sticks Of Cigarettes Daily In The White House — Barrack Obama

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Former US President,Barack Obama admits in forthcoming memoir he smoked up to eight or nine cigarettes a day due to stress of being president, Daily Mail reports.

The 768-page tome, entitled 'A Promised Land' and out on November 17, focuses on Obama's early political career through his first term in the White House but the book also features some human interest stories, including the former president's struggle to quit smoking.

Obama admits that he would sometimes smoke eight or nine or ten cigarettes a day and look for a ‘discreet location to grab an evening smoke,' in the memoir, a copy of which was obtained by CNN.

He credits his eldest daughter Malia with getting him to quit, writing she 'frowned' at him after 'smelling a cigarette on my breath’.

He said he ceaselessly chewed nicotine gum to stop.