The World Bank has downgraded its previous prediction for global growth in 2021 to 4 percent. The organisation warned of a subdued recovery that could lag even further if countries do not stem the rise in coronavirus infections and effectively deploy vaccines. The European Union is also starting to look ahead to how to spend its recovery fund – with the largest recipient, Italy, on the brink of political crisis.
A short while ago, President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation on the #EndSARS protests. Here is a video of the speech the Nigerian president started by warning "those who have hijacked and misdirected" the #EndSARS protests, and ended with his time-honoured "God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria."