Category: Economy

Buhari Calls for More Patience Over Border Closure

Henry Solomon- February 21, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of tripartite ... Read More

NBS to Conduct Census of Commercial, Industrial Businesses

Henry Solomon- February 20, 2020

Ahead of the national census of commercial and industrial businesses in the country, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on Thursday conducted a workshop to ... Read More

700,000 Metric Tonnes of Tomatoes Required to Meet National Demand – NIHORT

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2020

The National Horticultural Research Institute(NIHORT) says 700,000 million metric tonnes of tomatoes are required to meet the nation’s demand for it. Dr Abayomi Olaniyan, Executive ... Read More

FG, U.S. Sign $1.1m Grant for Electricity Development

Henry Solomon- February 11, 2020

The Federal Government and United State Trade and Development Agency have signed a 1.1million dollar grant to support electricity infrastructure development in Nigeria. The agreement ... Read More

Edo Government Lauds Empowerment 197 Women in Igarra by NPA

Henry Solomon- February 10, 2020

Edo Government has commended the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for empowering 197 women in Igarra, the Headquarter of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of the state. ... Read More

President Buhari Meets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau On the Sidelines in Addis Ababa

Henry Solomon- February 9, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari today, met the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau On the sidelines of 33rd Ordinary Session of the Heads of State and ... Read More

AfDB President Worries Over Rising Cases Malnourished Children in Africa

Henry Solomon- February 9, 2020

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB) has expressed concern over the rising cases of stunted children caused by malnutrition in Africa. ... Read More

Humanitarian Affairs Ministry to Partner USAID, World Bank on Women programmes

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2020

Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says the ministry will partner USAID and the World Bank to finance ... Read More

Important Issues Tops President Buhari’s Discussion with Economic Advisory Council

Tanimu- February 6, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday received an important briefing by the new Economic Advisory Council (EAC), giving firm commitment that his administration will be bound by ... Read More

Governor Fintiri Directs The Re-connection of Michika, Madagali to National Grid

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2020

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri had directed the state ministry of Infrastructure and Community Development to work with Yola Discos to commence the process of reconnecting ... Read More

FG, U.S. to Sign Pact on Looted Assets

Olisa- February 2, 2020

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN on Sunday departed Nigeria to attend a three-day meeting of the United ... Read More

President Buhari Assures Business Owners of Enabling Environment

Tanimu- January 29, 2020

The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most ... Read More

Nigeria Secures $2.5bn Gas Pipeline Finance

Tanimu- January 26, 2020

Nigeria will close a $2.5bn financing agreement with Chinese lenders by the start of the second quarter of 2020 to fund the single biggest gas ... Read More

Broadband Penetration to Achieve Digital Economy – Dr. Pantami

Tanimu- January 22, 2020

The Tech Savvy, Focused and Result Oriented Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami FNCS, FBCS FIIM has reiterated the ... Read More

President Buhari to Attend UK-Africa Investment Summit

Olisa- January 16, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Friday for London to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding on Monday, January 20, 2020. This was ... Read More

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy Reacts to CBN’s Online Banking and Other Charges

Tanimu- December 25, 2019

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim(Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM has hailed the decision of the Apex Bank, the Central ... Read More

Nigeria Move Up in Latest World Ranking of Ease of Doing Business

Tanimu- December 24, 2019

Nigeria moved up 15 places from its 2019 spot on WorldBank’s Doing Business rank. We have been tagged as one of the most improved economies ... Read More

Slash in Bank Charges Excite Nigerians

Olisa- December 23, 2019

Banks customers on Monday commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for its move in slashing various banks charges. According to The News Agency of ... Read More

President Buhari Welcomes Proposal by Hyundai to Set up Car Plant in Nigeria

Tanimu- December 17, 2019

Nigeria will collaborate with and support Hyundai Engineering Company Limited to set up a car plant, and also rehabilitate petroleum refineries, President Muhammadu Buhari has ... Read More

President Buhari’s Speech at the Signing into Law of the 2020 Appropriation Bill

Tanimu- December 17, 2019

PROTOCOLS It is my pleasant duty, today, on my 77th birthday, to sign the 2020 Appropriation Bill into law. I thank the National Assembly, in ... Read More