Category: Economy

Scarcity of Foreign Rice Hits Abuja, Jigawa Markets

Abdul Jimoh- March 13, 2021

There has been scarcity of foreign rice weeks after reopening of borders by the Federal Government, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN reports ... Read More

EFCC Arraigns Three FIRS Directors, Six Other Officers for N4.5bn Fraud

Henry Solomon- March 11, 2021

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday, March 11, 2021 arraigned Peter Hena, Former Coordinating Director of Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS and ... Read More

Court refuses to grant Abdurasheed Maina bail

Abdul Jimoh- February 25, 2021

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, refused to grant Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Taskforce Team (PRTT), a bail. Delivering a ruling, ... Read More

UN Pledges Support, Urges FG to Invest in Digital Economy

Tanimu- February 22, 2021

The United Nations Deputy Secretary General, Mrs Amina Muhammed pledged the support of the global body to the country’s digital economy sector while urging the ... Read More

Dr. Pantami and UN Deputy Secretary General Meets on Digital Economy

Tanimu- February 22, 2021

Nigeria is seeking broader opportunities from the World Bank and other United Organizations in the area of Policy and Digital Training for teeming Nigerian youths ... Read More

President Buhari Requests Senate to Confirm Abdulrasheed Bawa as EFCC Boss

Henry Solomon- February 16, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) In a ... Read More

GMN on Towards Strategic Engagement with China

Tanimu- February 15, 2021

Nigeria needs strategic plans and consistency in execution to reverse lopsided trade and economic relations with China. Guests on NTA flagship programme, Good Morning Nigeria ... Read More

President Buhari Approves Infra-Co Infrastructure Company

Tanimu- February 12, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a Public-Private Partnership styled Infrastructure company named Infra-Co with an initial seed capital of N1 Trillion. It ... Read More

SEC seeks SON partnership on commodities trading.

Suleiman Idris- January 12, 2021

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has requested greater collaboration with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to ensure speedy approval and publication of standards ... Read More

We are getting closer to self-sufficiency in liquefied petroleum gas production – Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- December 22, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has moved a step closer to the nation’s dream of fully utilising its abundant gas potential. The president said this ... Read More

Buhari calls for ECOWAS commitment as AfCFTA begins Jan. 2021

Abdul Jimoh- December 6, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the commitments of member states of the Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS) as the African Continental Free ... Read More

Recession: Financial expert seeks aggressive implementation of ESP

Abdul Jimoh- November 21, 2020

Uche Uwaleke, Professor of Finance and Capital Market, has called for early passage of the 2021 Appropriation Bill and aggressive implementation of the Economic Sustainability ... Read More

NITDA to Suppport NNPC’s Innovation in Petroleum Sector

Henry Solomon- November 21, 2020

(NAN) The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has reiterated its resolve to support the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to drive innovation in the ... Read More

Kaduna Inland Dry Port strategises to render improved services

Abdul Jimoh- November 11, 2020

The Kaduna Inland Dry Port says it is strategising ahead of 2021 to render better services to its clients and to woo more partners in ... Read More

EU Delegation Visits Minister of Communications & Digital Economy, Pantami, Share Insight on 5G

Henry Solomon- November 5, 2020

As part of strategic dialogue with close partners, a delegation from the European Union to Nigeria and Ecowas, led by the Ambassador, Mr Ketil Karlsen ... Read More

Expert Calls on Citizens to Accept Deregulation Policy

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

Mr Joe Nwakwe, a former President, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) says government needs to be encouraged in its efforts to ensure full deregulation of ... Read More

COVID-19 Disruptions and Survival of MSMEs

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

By Chijioke Okoronkwo One of the critical areas of global economy adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) ... Read More

Customs generates N976.6bn revenue in 8 months

Abdul Jimoh- September 10, 2020

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has so far generated N976.6 billion revenue from January to August for the country. The document obtained from the service ... Read More

Over N96bn Paid Across Operational Departments – PTAD

Henry Solomon- September 9, 2020

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has paid over N96 billion across all the operational departments of the Federal Government between July 2019 and August ... Read More

Edo refinery begins production Sept

Abdul Jimoh- September 8, 2020

The management of the multi-million naira Edo Modular Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited says the project is 99 percent completed and will commence operation end of ... Read More