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Traders at Ladipo Market in Lagos have appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to construct pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop to stop people from being knocked down while crossing Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.

Experts advocate industry-academia collaboration to ensure robust economy

Some experts on Thursday advocated collaboration between the academia and the industry as a way of ensuring a robust national economy and reducing unemployment in Nigeria.

Yemi Kale: Funds not released for NBS to complete unemployment report

The Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, has disclosed that the federal government has not released money for the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to complete the unemployment report.

Economist tasks federal government on transparency in revenue generation

An economist, Prof. Ndubuisi Nwokoma, has called on the Federal Government to ensure transparency in revenue generation toward boosting revenue and reducing borrowings.
Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed: How AfDB helped Nigeria out of recession

Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the African Development Bank (AfDB) was very instrumental to Nigeria’s exit from its worst recession in decades.

IMF warns Nigeria on rising debt service

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned the Federal Government to be mindful of the country’s rising debt service to revenue ratio and take steps to mitigate the situation.

Godwin Emefiele berates banks for not stimulating economy

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has said the apex bank is unhappy with deposit money banks in the country as they would rather invest in Treasury Bills than perform their basic role which is to stimulate the economy.

IMF: Nigeria to grow by 1.9% due to fewer disruptions in oil production

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), says Nigeria is expected to grow by 1.9 per cent in 2018, up from 0.8 per cent in 2017, mostly owing to fewer disruptions in oil production.

South Africa worried MTN Nigeria’s $10 billion fine may threaten country’s financial stability

The billions of dollars in fines owed by South African companies MTN and Standard Bank to Nigerian regulators could increase the risk to South Africa’s financial system, its central bank said on Wednesday.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

FG assures ECOWAS of fiscal policies to protect emerging industries, encourage investments

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government will continue to deploy fiscal policies that will protect its industries and also encourage investments in critical sectors of the economy.

CBN: Foreign investment falls by $500 million in 2018 Q1

Global banking giants, HSBC Bank and UBS Group, have closed their offices in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said yesterday, while also noting that foreign investment had fallen sharply from a year ago.

Nigeria drops on World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking

Nigeria has dropped a spot on the latest World Bank Ease of Doing Business ranking, moving to the 146 position from 145 last year.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

Federal government adopts new leather policy

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a new national leather and products policy to harness the country’s leather resources.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Report: Dangote responsible for over 10 percent of Nigeria’s GDP

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, and his conglomerate, the Dangote Group, have been reported to be responsible for over 10 percent of Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP).

Consumer confidence projected to rise in Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Consumer Expectation Survey (CES) has predicted a positive outlook for next quarter as well as the next 12 months.

Ibe Kachikwu: Nigeria is Africa’s strongest economy, investors’ haven

Nigeria has been declared as the strongest economy in Africa and the most profitable investment destination in the world.

Godwin Emefiele: Forex ban on some items lifted Nigeria out of recession

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says the restriction of forex supply on 41 items including rice and toothpicks helped in lifting the economy out of recession.

Trade war: Godwin Emefiele calls for policies to protect Nigeria’s economy

Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Wednesday said that Nigeria should take a cue from the ongoing global trade way by adopting policies to protect the local economy.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed: Nigeria will not lose focus on economic diversification

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government will not lose focus on diversifying the economy from oil to other sustainable sectors like agriculture.

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2019: Atiku Abubakar mocks Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘Next Level’ campaign

As the 2019 election campaigns kicked off on Sunday, Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), reminded President Muhammadu Buhari that only plans and not promises could get Nigeria working again.
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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq: Kwara by-election result foretells brighter days ahead

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has said that victory of the party’s candidate for House of Representatives for Isin/Oke Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency, Alhaji Tunji Olawuyi, foretells brighter days ahead in the state.

Buruji Kashamu replaces Adeleke Shittu as Ogun PDP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has replaced Adeleke Shittu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s elections in the state.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: Vote out governors against new national minimum

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged electorate in the country to vote out en masse any governor that does not approve of the new agitated national minimum wage of N30, 000 monthly.

NFF thanks Aiteo after Super Eagles’ AFCON qualification

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has lauded Aiteo Group, for the role the energy company played in redefining football in Nigeria and creating the enabling factors which have led to the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after two previous failed attempts.