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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on government at all levels to prioritise on policies that could effectively and adequately curtail environmental degradation through deforestation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented to the House of Representatives, the 2018-2020 medium term expenditure framework (MTEF) and the fiscal strategy paper (FSP) as part of preparations for the presentation of the 2018 appropriation bill.
Catalonia's separatist leader on Monday refused to say whether he had declared independence from Spain, calling for an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to settle the country's worst political crisis in a generation.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Sunday, said the nation must borrow more in the short term to deliver critical infrastructural projects such as roads, rail and power.
Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says Nigerians need to tolerate more debts to allow the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration deliver on its plans for the country.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, and founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, were among prominent Africans that yesterday, unanimously agreed that entrepreneurship will create the needed jobs, increase the Gross Domestic Products (GDP), and generate revenue for governments on the continent.
The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari asked the body to concentrate on the Northern part of Nigeria.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is threatening to sanction exporters who fail to repatriate foreign exchange (forex) proceeds from their businesses into the economy.
An economic expert, Uche Uwaleke, has expressed support for the continued decision by the Central Bank of Nigeria to retain the country’s Monetary Policy Rate (MPR).
Nigerian communities in South Africa have appealed to the Federal Government to introduce Diaspora voting for Nigerians living abroad.
Kwara State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Abdulyekeen Agunbiade, has called on the Federal Government to review the minimum wage in the country.
Kenya stands at a dangerous crossroads ahead of a presidential election Thursday, with opposition leader Raila Odinga refusing to take part and even the country's electoral chief casting doubt on the poll's credibility.
Egypt's Interior Ministry says police have arrested 12 suspected militants in a province southwest of the capital Cairo, a few days after authorities officially announced that at least 16 policemen were killed in a brazen ambush by militants.
The President of African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says Nigeria needs more investment in rural infrastructure to boost agricultural production in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force, says it has sanctioned 20 personnel involved in corruption between Jan. 2016 and Jun. 2017 in four states.
A powerful explosion blew out the entrance to a police station in the southern Swedish city of Helsingborg early Wednesday, an attack authorities linked to their fight against organised crime.
Everton are interested in making Carlo Ancelotti their new manager after sacking Ronald Koeman yesterday, according to a report.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has deployed some of its fighter jets and personnel to Jos, the Plateau State capital, to curtail the senseless killings of innocent persons there.
The Spanish government has urged Catalonians to accept direct control from Madrid and ignore instructions from the restive region’s secessionist leadership once it has been removed from power.
Twelve paramilitary police were killed Saturday in a fresh attack in Niger’s restive southwest bordering Mali, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum told AFP.