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.
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.
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, minister of finance, says the African Development Bank (AfDB) was very instrumental to Nigeria’s exit from its worst recession in decades.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 has dropped a spot on the latest World Bank Ease of Doing Business ranking, moving to the 146 position from 145 last year.
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).
Nigeria has been declared as the strongest economy in Africa and the most profitable investment destination in the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Boko Haram jihadists have killed at least 16 farmers and left dozens missing in the latest attacks in restive northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, militia and residents said on Wednesday.
Federal Government yesterday said that it would spend 1 per cent of the entire consolidated revenue fund on healthcare this year, in compliance with the health act.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday in Okada charged all the security agencies on the safety of the National Youth Service Corps members posted to the state as the 2019 general elections draw near.
The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that Governors who feel they cannot pay the N30,000 minimum wage should resign.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said those who forcefully annexed ancestral homes and villages of the people would soon be forced out.