Nigeria’s solid minerals sector has contributes N3.5 billion Naira annually to the federation account, Minister for Solid Minerals and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, said on Thursday in Zurich.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Nigeria recorded a trade surplus of N2.36trillion in the second quarter of 2018.
The Federal Government has earned at least N1.2 trillion from private investors for mining projects.
South Africa’s economy tipped into recession as it shrunk 0.7 percent in the second quarter, official data showed Tuesday, dealing a blow to President Cyril Ramaphosa who came to office in February.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the slow growth in agriculture in the second quarter (Q2) of the year was largely due to the fact that it was a dry season, adding that lack of adequate irrigation also affected the sector.
Burundi's economy has been battered by the "calamitous effect" of a three-year political crisis which has wiped out modest gains that had been made, an International Crisis Group (ICG) report said Friday.
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udo Udoma has called for strong measures to moderate the rapid rate of population growth in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that his administration is repositioning the maritime sector as the country’s main economic driver and agent of diversification.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning, says there is an urgent need to pay attention to Nigeria’s uncontrolled population growth.
About 2.05 per cent growth recorded in the non-oil sector in the second quarter of the year is evidence the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) implementation is yielding positive results, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has said.
The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported that for the first time since Nigeria’s exit from recession, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has recorded growth.
The Applied Biotechnology Institute of Nigeria (ABINL) has said Nigeria can generate over $10 billion from biotechnology crops if appropriate investment is made into skill development.
China is not afraid of “extreme-measures” the United States is taking in their trade war and will use it as an opportunity to replace imports, promote localisation and development of high-tech-products.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says average price of some selected food items in the country increased in August.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has urged political parties to conduct credible primary elections ahead of the 2019 general polls.
A presidential aspirant, Prof. Oluremi Sonaiya, has called for the transformation of the nation’s politics, such that money will no longer play prominent roles.
The chief executive of Denmark’s largest lender, Danske Bank, resigned on Wednesday as the institution said it was unable to determine how much money was laundered through its Estonian branch.
The Federal Government has disclosed plans to recruit 5,000 unemployed Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory under the Basic Registry and Information System in Nigeria scheme.
The death toll from super typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 65 in the Philippines and 43 missing, police said on Monday.
The Member representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi federal constituency, Nkeiruka Onyejiocha, has said she rejected the automatic ticket offered her to remain in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) where she will be facing primary, for the interest of her people.
Hurricane Florence was downgraded late Thursday to a Category 1 storm, as the North Carolina coast was battered by hurricane-force winds and a life-threatening storm surge.
A widespread rumour that Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun resigned her appointment on Friday turned out to be false.