Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, on Thursday identified agriculture and mining as the critical sectors that pushed Nigeria out of recession.
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, said on Wednesday the bank would continue to explore further avenues to ensure that interest rates are supportive of domestic production needs.
The co-founder of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, has said that some states will continue to owe workers’ salaries because the monthly allocation from the federation account is barely enough to meet their needs.
The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has accused the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Egbin Power Plant, Mr Dallas Peavey, of staying in Nigeria without a valid visa and that he has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service to take appropriate action.
An official of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Dr Isiaka Olarewaju, has said that Nigeria would need harmonisation strategy on data gathering to achieve even development.
A South-Africa-based don, Mr Christopher Ifeacho, says sustainable growth must be maintained to ensure that the Nigerian economy remains out of recession.
The Federal Government has called on investors from Poland and other countries in Europe to take advantage of the reforms in the Nigerian economy by increasing their level of investments in the country.
The PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria has predicted a full economic recovery in the country by 2019.
Former Dean, Faculty of Social Science, University of Port Harcourt, Prof Okey Onuchuku, has warned that Nigeria’s exit from recession will not lead to improvement in the living condition of Nigerians, as it was induced by mere increase in crude oil production and oil price increase in the international market.
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that the telecoms sector contributed N1.549 trillion to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2017, representing 6.68 per cent increase from the first quarter of the year (N1.452 trillion).
The Delta State Board of Internal Revenue on Friday sealed 12 companies, hotels and schools in Warri over tax liabilities.
The US central bank can continue to raise interest rates gradually, despite persistent low inflation that could suggest a fundamental change in the economy, a top Federal Reserve official said Thursday.
Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, has explained why food prices are still high, despite Nigeria’s exit from recession, giving reasons why Nigerians may not feel the immediate impact of the recession exit.
The Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive, National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, on Wednesday explained why Nigerians were not feeling the real impact of the positive economic growth rate on their lives.
A Minna based economist, Mr Kolo Paul, says Tuesday’s report of Nigeria exiting recession can take several months before its impact is felt by the ordinary citizens.
Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.
The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.
The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.
Manchester United have opened talks with Angel Gomes over a new long-term contract, according to reports.
Stakeholders in the telecommunications industry, last week decried challenges impeding effective telecommunications service delivery in the country.
The Federal Government on Tuesday said it intends to apply genetic engineering and biotechnology in efforts aimed at ensuring food security in the country.
Barcelona are close to welcoming Lionel Messi back from injury after he returned to training on Sunday.
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday said 18 persons were confirmed dead from an accident on Sunday evening on Akwanga – Nasarawa Eggon federal highway.