How to watch the Lagos Economic Summit 2017

Lagos, Nigeria – The Nigerian government is hosting the third economic summit in its history and the first since the outbreak of the world’s worst pandemic, the World Health Organisation said on Monday.

Nigeria is hosting a regional meeting of the Economic Council of the African Union, the main grouping of African countries in the region, as well as the meeting of its regional development committee.

“We’re very pleased with the progress we’ve made on the agenda and how we have worked together to deliver the economic agenda, as promised by the president and by all members of the government,” said Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.

The economic summit is the first of its kind for the continent, and follows a four-day summit in July that was overshadowed by the Ebola outbreak.

At the start of the conference, Mr Buhariam told delegates that the agenda included a new focus on economic growth, including a priority of building jobs and boosting investment.

In a speech, he promised that the economy would “rise again, stronger and healthier than ever”.

“It will rise once again, to deliver better opportunities and a better life for every Nigerian, with more opportunities for our women, girls and boys to fulfil their dreams, and to secure a better future for our children and grandchildren,” he said.

There will be four sessions, the first with finance ministers and the second with ministers from the five-member regional development group, the Economic and Social Council (ESDC).

The meeting is expected to include discussions on a $4.2bn loan package to finance a new infrastructure programme, a $2.5bn package for infrastructure and other investments and a $1bn loan for a new food safety plan.

Mr Buharia also announced a $3bn plan to provide more jobs for women, including women-only manufacturing, a new national health plan and the creation of 1,000 new jobs for African women.

While the economic summit does not include any action on the Ebola crisis, he said he was looking forward to meeting leaders from the Ebola-hit countries.

A number of African nations have said they would like to participate in the economic forum, but the African nations were not invited to join the meeting.

On Monday, Nigeria’s Finance Minister Nana Njoroob, who was in Lagos with the president, said the conference was not meant to be a political forum.

He said it was “not about political parties” but a forum that would provide opportunities for the African countries to contribute to the agenda.

“We have been asked for our help in building infrastructure and the national health agenda, and we have not hesitated to provide that.

But we need to know that our cooperation is needed on other issues as well,” he told reporters.

Despite the pandemic crisis, Lagos has had relatively good economic conditions, according to the World Bank.

It said the annual GDP growth rate in Nigeria, which has the world’ biggest economy, rose by 6.4% in the year to the end of September.

But, in a separate report, the organisation said there was evidence of the emergence of “a new economic model” in the country, particularly in manufacturing.

Last year, the annual growth rate for Nigeria was 5.7%.

“Despite the Ebola pandemic and other challenges, Nigeria remains a highly mobile and dynamic economy,” it said.

“With a global economy, Nigeria is in a position to absorb the challenge of Ebola and other emerging global challenges.”

Follow the latest economic news and events on the BBC World Service website.

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The Washington Post article The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been trading at a record high for the third consecutive day, and it’s the first time in more than three months that it has gained more than 1,000 points.

That comes after the Federal Reserve last month raised its benchmark interest rate for the first and only time in nearly two decades.

The Dow is up almost 100 points in the past 12 hours, with investors hoping that the Fed will soon raise its benchmark rate to its target range.

But the Federal Open Market Committee said on Friday it’s still “too soon” to predict the timing of when the central bank will begin raising rates.

What’s the consensus among economists about what the Fed should do about the economy?

Some are calling for the Fed to keep rates at zero until the economy is stronger and unemployment is lower.

But others argue that a more aggressive rate hike would have no effect on the economy at all and would have the opposite effect: that the economy would be stronger and jobless would be lower.

Why have the markets rallied?

A number of factors have driven markets higher, including the surprise announcement by the Federal Housing Finance Agency last week that it would not pursue a rule mandating lenders offer mortgages at the low interest rates that the agency’s president once argued were too low.

On Friday, the Dow Jones fell more than 6,000 for the week, its biggest one-day drop since April, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The index, which measures how much companies and individuals are paying in interest, also fell more for the fourth straight week, to 1,058.

For most of the past year, stocks have been surging in anticipation of a strong job market, and the Fed’s interest rate hike has raised optimism that the recovery will get underway as planned.

But on Friday, a number of investors and analysts questioned the Fed and the economic outlook.

The Federal Reserve announced Friday that it will raise interest rates for the second time since 2015.

Investors are hoping that its next move will be to raise rates again, but some economists are also worried that the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, the central lender, could start to tighten its lending standards.

What does the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. do?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are responsible for keeping the nation’s mortgage markets stable.

They also provide some of the country’s largest banks with capital, and they have a stake in many of the nation, including many of its largest banks.

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Friday that Fannie Mae would provide an additional $4.4 trillion of liquidity to banks, and that Freddie Mac would help by providing $1.8 trillion.

She also said the government will step up its efforts to help smaller banks by providing more mortgage insurance, increasing lending to small- and medium-size businesses and helping with foreclosures.

Who else is making noise?

Wall Street is buzzing.

The S&P 500 stock index jumped 4.5 percent on Friday to close at 2,908.

The Nasdaq composite climbed 3.1 percent, to 6,621.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 0.8 percent.

Investors are taking notice of the Fed.

The Trump administration is taking a hard line on the trade deficit and the Federal reserve has been cutting interest rates aggressively, and Congress is looking to get more stimulus in the form of spending cuts.

The stock market has soared, and Trump has said he wants to keep the country strong.

Are the U.S. economy recovering?

The U.K. has seen its economy grow by 2.3 percent in the last year.

The unemployment rate has fallen from 5.3 to 4.2 percent.

And the number of Americans working full-time fell by nearly a million to 6.9 million in October, according a report Friday from the Federal Employment Advisers.

In contrast, in Japan, the economy grew by 2 percent in October.

Should the Fed raise interest-rate policy again?

It’s not clear whether the Fed has to raise interest rate again.

The central bank has been targeting a rate hike sometime in the next few months.

It would also be a rare event that the central banker would hold a policy meeting at the same time.

The Fed met for a meeting in late May and has been talking about raising rates for about a month.

Fed officials also hold regular policy meetings during the week.

So a new meeting in mid-November or early December could be in order.

How are the markets reacting to the Federal Election Commission filing a complaint against President Donald Trump?

Investor sentiment is jittery.

Trump’s approval ratings are down to their lowest levels since before the 2016 election.

Many analysts say that the president is unlikely to get re

What the economic summit means for the EU’s Brexit negotiations

The European Union’s Brexit talks will be led by Britain’s prime minister on the first day of the annual European Economic Summit (EEAS) in Brussels, but will be attended by a small group of EU countries including Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and Spain, with the bloc hoping to strike a deal on the terms of its exit from the bloc by the end of March 2019.

The European Commission and the European Parliament will meet to finalise the draft deal, with Parliament expected to approve it by the middle of May.

The EU is hoping to conclude the deal by the beginning of June, with a final vote in June, possibly taking place on the eve of the G20 summit in the US.

However, as Brexit negotiations continue, the EU and Britain will be facing the risk of a second Brexit vote if the talks are not concluded on time.EU leaders have been pushing for the summit to begin as soon as possible, in order to avoid the disruption to the economy caused by the European Central Bank’s (ECB) decision to scale back its stimulus programme.

The ECB’s decision to pull back stimulus to the eurozone has seen unemployment rise sharply.

In an attempt to ease the pressure on the eurozone economy, European leaders have urged the British to agree to a date for the first phase of the talks to be held in June 2019.

However, the British are refusing to agree and are insisting that they will hold the summit in 2019.

Theresa May, the UK prime minister, is expected to address the EU leaders at the summit, but it is unclear whether she will have a chance to address any of the key issues before the meeting.EU officials said that the talks could continue until at least July, but that they were not planning on making a breakthrough on Brexit until after the G-20 summit.

“There are still some uncertainties, and the talks need to be conducted in a transparent way,” a senior EU official told the AFP news agency.

“We want to make sure that everything is done in a way that does not endanger the EU as a whole, the economy or the people of Europe.”

The EU official said that in the absence of a breakthrough, the negotiations would resume at the next European Council in 2019 in Brussels.

“We can’t have any doubts that the British government will not yield to pressure from Brussels,” the official said.