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Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Monday disclosed that about 2.5 million children under the age of five years might be in danger of being afflicted by severe acute malnutrition in Nigeria.
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.
Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, has described the recent ranking of Nigeria by World Data Lab in Vienna, Austria, as the poorest country as ‘baseless’, saying it did not reflect the true situation of things on ground in the country.
Minister of Budget and National Planning says Nigeria’s economic outlook for 2018 and over the medium term is very positive.
Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari might not assent to the 2018 budget recently raised to N9.1 trillion by the National Assembly, with additional N501 billion.
The Federal Government has expressed satisfaction over the economic outlook by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) of Nigeria, especially in 2018.
The federal government says contrary to comments made by Bill Gates, co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, human capital development is a priority in its economic blueprint.
The Federal Government says that Nigeria’s current foreign reserves has peaked at US$40 billion against the previous high of US$24 billion in September, 2016, an indication of the country’s economic recovery and reversal of capital flight.
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has said that the 2018 budget, which is currently undergoing scrutiny by the National Assembly, is very transparent and masses-driven, devoid of suspicious items contrary to speculations by a some commentators.
The Ministry of Budget and National Planning has advised commentators to use Citizens’ Portal provided by the ministry for clarification on budget matters before making any public comments.
Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, says labour matters command high priority in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Federal Government has urged planners, policy experts and managers to focus on development measures capable of sustaining and accelerating the country’s economic recovery and growth efforts.
Six months after his conviction by a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Senator Joshua Dariye, is still receiving the N750, 000 salary and N13.5m monthly running cost from the National Assembly, according to reports.
An Ikeja High Court in Lagos has ruled that the police can arrest a cleric, Prophet Samson Ayorinde, over issuance of a N118 million dud cheque leveled against him.
Former president Kgalema Motlanthe - who headed the post election violence probe in Zimbabwe - has reportedly offered to mediate between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Nelson Chamisa in attempts to remedy a political impasse in that country.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from paying lip-service to the fight against corruption, but rather, to become practical in their actions and attitude towards eradicating the menace from all segments of our country.
Mark Okoye, the Anambra State Commissioner for Planning and Budget, has said that the state government was targeting 90 percent budget implementation in next year’s financial year judging by the way the budget was structured to achieve economic development.
Former Senator Ahmed Aruwa, who passed on early Sunday morning, has been laid to rest at Turaki Aliyu cemetery in Kaduna after funeral prayers held at Sultan Bello Mosque
The President and founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide popularly known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has said Nigeria and the whole of Africa shall be delivered from the grip of economic hardship and all oppressions.
The All Progressives Congress women leaders representing Nigeria’s six geo-political zones on Wednesday called for support for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
Lobi Stars attacker Sikiru Alimi reveals his desperation to impress the supporters of the club is the reason behind his good performances for the team
The Abia State Police Command has dismissed a trending video in the social media showing some unnamed Chinese said to have been arrested in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, with 15 human heads, saying no such thing happened.