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Baring any last minute disruptions in the implementation guidelines, Nigeria’s cashless Policy piloted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would go live nationwide from March 31, 2020, after about eight years of clinical trials of its pilot phase.
The convener of The Platform, Nigeria, Pastor Poju Oyemade, has said that Nigeria’s problems are rooted in societal indifference and personal callousness caused by the imperfections of men, and in solving this problem, there is a need for a change in government policies, implementations and individuals’ approach to the national issues and concerns.
Charles Soludo, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says Nigeria needs economic restructuring and heavy lifting from its current economic condition.
Dr Samuel Nzekwe, a former President, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), has commended the Federal Government for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to move the nation’s economy forward.
Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr Bismarck Rewane, has emphasized the importance of building strong institutions if Nigeria must achieve the desired economic growth.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received the report of the Presidential Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of the New Minimum Wage (PTAC) and said the government would begin work on it immediately.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja received the report of the Presidential Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage with a pledge to review it expeditiously.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received the report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The bearish run on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) continued on Tuesday as all share index (ASI) plunged by 1.02% to close at 31,313.36 points.
Analysts have presented different possibilities for the Nigerian economy after the February and March elections, with most of them saying that a change in political leadership would most likely inspire hope and engender economic growth.
Indications emerged on Thursday that the Federal Government may have decided to review the revenue allocation sharing formula to enable states meet the new minimum wage proposal pegged at N30, 000.
A NEC member of the NLC and labour representative on the National Income and Wages Commission, Comrade Issa Aremu, has called on the newly inaugurated Bismarck Rewane-led Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of a National Minimum Wage to only facilitate the full implementation of the negotiated N30,000 and not undermined it.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appointed Bismarck Rewane as head of newly inaugurated Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of a National Minimum Wage.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presented an N8.83 trillion budget for next year to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja, which many analysts have described as ambitious, given the regime’s struggles to meet revenue targets.
Segun Sowunmi, the spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, says the government has nothing to lose in the sale of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says 49 persons have been arrested for alleged involvement in election violence and thuggery in the just concluded elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
The Federal Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners is harmonizing efforts to put a stop to the medicalisation of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of 20 per cent.
The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
Twitter plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors.
Federal prosecutors are accusing singer R. Kelly of scheming with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994.
The Committee led by its chairman was received by the Chief of Defense Policy and Plans (CTOP), Air Vice Marshall Nurudeen Balogun, and taken to the office of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, while the other members of the Committee were taken to the conference hall where the meeting will take place.
A Kaduna Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of a 30-year-old labourer, Inuwa Yunusa, for alleged murder.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN), has denied justifying the re-arrest of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore.
Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.