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  • ABUJA, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s government has approved a three-year plan to borrow more from abroad, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said on Wednesday after the economy slipped into recession for the first time in more than 20 years. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/M5_zYX7F4Rc/idAFL8N1BC59W
  • ABUJA, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s central bank ended the suspension of eight lenders banned from the interbank currency market for failing to remit money owed to the government, it said on Wednesday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/wb-qm08KhUI/idAFL8N1BC588
  • ABUJA, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s central bank said on Wednesday it had ended the suspension of nine banks from the interbank currency market for failing to remit money owed to the government. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/EHY79tGYllY/idAFL8N1BC533
  • Roger Clegg is president and general counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity. I’ve been asked to discuss what will happen in the area of racial preferences – a.k.a. “affirmative action” – if Justice Antonin Scalia’s successor is a conservative. Well, since Justice Scalia was a conservative, then what will happen is basically what has […]
  • On Monday Senator Chuck Grassley suggested that he might be willing to consider President Barack Obama’s nominee, Chief Judge Merrick Garland, if enough senators push for a hearing after the November election. Coverage comes from Sam Levine of The Huffington Post and Nolan McCaskill of Politico, with commentary from Rick Hasen at his Election Law […]
  • NAIROBI, Aug 31 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: *Nigeria to release second quarter 2016 gross domestic product data, and the latest data on the state of its foreign exchange reserves. *Kenya […]
  • In 2016, we should probably move beyond ethnically themed costume nights. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/5RMtBSGYSPM/
  • * In honor of the upcoming Labor Day holiday, FLSA compliance and the American worker. [ADP] * What lawyers can learn from Judge Richard Posner, according to William Domnarski’s new biography (affiliate link). [ABA Journal] * Should law reviews be worried? [Chronicle of Higher Education] * One law school’s enrollment is down 26%. [TaxProf Blog] […]
  • Columnist Carolyn Elefant identifies two things two things that would make CLE more appealing to solos. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/JPEuKvvBCoA/
  • Edward Blum, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, is the president of the Project on Fair Representation, which provided counsel to the petitioners in Shelby County v. Holder and Evenwel v. Abbott. …[In] a government in which they are separated from each other, the judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always […]
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