South African President Jacob Zuma’s survival in a parliamentary no-confidence vote will not impact the country’s downgrade-threatened credit rating, the S&P Global agency said on Wednesday.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the N7 trillion federal budget for 2017 is not sufficient to facilitate the desired economic development in the country, hence the government was making the investment climate profitable and easy for private sector involvement.
UBS Wealth Management’s Chief Investment Office (CIO) has launched a new report on Africa’s sovereign credit prospects, an important benchmark used to evaluate the risk of investing in a country.
Chief Angus Uzoamaka, an Abuja-based insurance broker, has urged the Federal Government to consider tax relief for industries operating in Nigeria in order to boost economic development.
A financial expert, Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, has urged the Federal Government to fast-track the growth of the manufacturing sector through the provision of infrastructure and the provision of credit.
As part of its diversification agenda, the Federal Government has set plans in motion to boost the nation’s cocoa production capacity to about 500,000 metric tonnes by 2021.
Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, says the Federal Government has signed a policy to tax first class and business class air tickets alongside other luxury goods.
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, on Thursday said that the country is already moving out of economic recession.
Inmates of the Warri correctional centre on Okere road, Warri south local government area, Delta state Thursday set some buildings inside the place on fire.
The Osun State Government says the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state by Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, to rid the streets and communities of violence, prevent loss of lives and property, is still in force.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, said he was yet to speak directly with President Muhammadu Buhari concerning the shooting of #EndSARS protesters in the State.
The Enugu State Government has exempted health, essential, and emergency workers from the curfew imposed on the three Local Government Areas (LGAs) that make up Enugu metropolis.
Streaming service Quibi said on Wednesday it intends to wind down its operations and start a process to sell its assets, just six months after its launch.
The Senate on Tuesday at plenary passed for second reading the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
Odion Ighalo was included in is Manchester United squad for their UEFA Champions League game with Paris Saint-Germain.
The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.
Nigerian sportsmen and women have condemned the killings of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos.