The Federal Government has so far screened 240 projects for the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) focus laboratories, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning said today.
For quicker economic development, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday called for more technical and institutional support from the Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center West 2 (AFRITAC West 2) for West African countries.
Ghana is poised to become the fastest growing economy in the world with the recent boost in the nation’s oil revenue.
Kenya’s private-sector activity expanded at a rapid pace last month as output rose and orders increased, a survey showed on Monday, news that will cheer investors after months of election-related contraction last year.
Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, said the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan focus laboratories initiative would raise the level of productivity in the country.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday welcomed Nigeria’s exit from economic recession and lauded its strong recovery in foreign exchange reserves.
Ethiopia’s year-on-year inflation rate jumped to 15.6 per cent in February from 13.4 per cent in previous month, the statistics agency said on Wednesday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the present administration’s agricultural revolution is not a mere propaganda but a reality, with enough evidence to back it up.
Billionaire businessman Femi Otedola has predicted that Lagos will become the third largest economy in Africa by the end of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s tenure.
The National Bureau of Statistics says the country’s total imports for 2017 stood at N9.56 billion.
Ifedayo Akindoju, President of Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), on Tuesday identified Tennis academy as key to building great stars in Nigeria capable of competing globally.
China will waive income tax for three years for foreign investors trading the country’s new crude futures contract, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday.
Turkey has vowed to expand its operation in Syria's Afrin region to other Kurdish-held areas further east, prompting fears for a possible confrontation with US troops stationed in the area.
U.S. and Israeli officials lambasted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday after the premier called the American ambassador to Israel a “son of a dog” and a “settler” in a fiery speech the day before.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi chapter, has suspended its 72-day old strike to enable further negotiations with the state government.
Chelsea cannot stop Lionel Messi in the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie at Camp Nou, according to former Spain international Gaizka Mendieta.
The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC), yesterday, passed a vote of no confidence in the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), saying its leadership has failed workers.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has vowed that the controversial Neighbourhood Watch which has generated so much agrimony has come to stay as it fashioned like the one in Lagos.
Tottenham Hotspur strolled into the semifinals of the FA Cup with a Christian Eriksen-inspired 3-0 victory over Swansea City.
Cesc Fabregas says that he is motivated to face Lionel Messi on Wednesday and is ready to do everything possible to make life uncomfortable for his former Barcelona club-mate.