Category: Economy

Governor Masari Flags-off Date Palm Plantation, Promises Assistance to Katsina Farmers

Henry Solomon- September 11, 2021

Katsina state Government says with the launching of 600 hectares of date palm planting on Thursday in the state, the state Agricultural Restoration project is ... Read More

Kano Establishes Ultra Modern Skills Centre to Address Unemployment

Henry Solomon- September 4, 2021

Kano State Government  has established an ultra modern skills acquisition centre as part of measures to address youth unemployment. The state Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje made ... Read More

OPEC Secretary General, Barkindo Meets Ambassador of Iran Ahead of Visit

Henry Solomon- August 3, 2021

Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Secretary General, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo has met with Mohammad Ali Bak, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in ... Read More

Prospects of Ginger Production in Nigeria

Tanimu- July 26, 2021

Ginger The Nigerian Ginger as at 2019 & 2020 was rated as the 4th and 3rd commodity by the Nigerian export promotion council as it ... Read More

FG begins construction of Kaduna-Kano rail

Suleiman Idris- July 14, 2021

  In a bid to link the country through rail, President Muhammadu Buhari will do the ground breaking of the Kaduna-Kano standard gauge by Thursday. ... Read More

Vice President Osinbajo Chairs Meeting of Steering Committee on Poverty Reduction

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2021

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government's plans to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in ten years will not be based on ... Read More

G7 Commits $382m to Avert Looming Famine in Nigeria’s North East – Envoy

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2021

G7 Countries have made commitments of $382 million US dollars to immediately avert the looming famine in Nigeria’s North East and to tackle its root ... Read More

FIRS Directs Banks to Recover N1.8tr Under-Tax Remittance from Multi-Choice

Tanimu- July 8, 2021

The FIRS has appointed some commercial banks as agents to recover the sum of N1.8 trillion from accounts of Messrs MultiChoice Nigeria Limited (MCN) And ... Read More

SIP: FG Distributes Engagement Letters, Devices to Independent Monitors

Henry Solomon- July 3, 2021

The Federal Government on Saturday distributed engagement letters to 67 independent monitors of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) in Niger. At the event, Hajiya ... Read More

FG’s 20% Equity in Dangote, Other Refineries Will Guarantee Security – Sylva

Henry Solomon- July 1, 2021

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says  the Federal Government decision to acquire 20 per cent equity stake in all private ... Read More

EFCC Boss, Bawa in US for UN Special Session Against Corruption

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2021

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Abdulrasheed Bawa has arrived in New York, United States, where he is billed to ... Read More

Finally, Nigeria Exits Recession with 0.51% Growth Rate

Tanimu- May 24, 2021

In spite of several challenges caused by low oil prices and the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s economy is finally out of the ... Read More

Presidency: 200,000 Nigerians Benefited From Payroll Support Programme

Henry Solomon- April 29, 2021

The presidency says 200,000 more Nigerians have benefited from the Economic Sustainability Plan(ESP)’s Payroll Support for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs). Laolu Akande, Senior Special ... Read More

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