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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has called for public private partnership (PPP) and private capital investment in the country, saying the “federal government cannot fund all public infrastructure.”
Performing the inauguration, Osinbajo said that encouraging Public Private Partnership (PPP) and private capital investment, especially in commercially viable public infrastructure remained a major policy thrust of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the Agency had already keyed into the vision of President Muhammadu Buhari by creating over 7,000 jobs in the last six months through the New Cabotage Compliance Strategy and is set to do more, as there are vast opportunities in the maritime sector.
Problems with the Public Service are often complex and intractable. There are various reasons why Public Service Reforms are difficult in most environments and are particularly difficult in developing countries, such as Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will welcome collaboration with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in key aspects of the economy including the Ease of Doing Business and privatisation of public enterprises, among others.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that nobody can question the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, arguing that they are there for everyone to see.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has condemned the deployment of Customs Strike Force to the nation ports, saying it will be harmful to investment and hinder cargo clearing process.
A multi-billion-dollar healthcare system in the United States, Montefiore Health System, has expressed readiness to help find a lasting solution to Nigeria’s healthcare problem.
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, says the nation’s ports are now attractive and calls on the investors to improve on their patronage.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that the Federal Government has implemented no fewer than 140 reforms on ease of doing business in the past three years.
The Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA) has praised the federal government for placing restrictions on the importation of textile goods.
Telecommunications operators under the aegis of the Association of Licenced Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has called on the federal government to look into the Tax and Levy Amended Order 2015 that was signed by the former Minister of Finance in the last administration, Mrs. Ngozi Okonji-Iwaela, and repeal it in order to save telecoms business from going under.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service on Thursday disclosed that the non-oil sector contributed about 54 per cent of the N5.32 trillion revenue it generated in 2018.
The big stick wielded by the high command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over the unwholesome practice of ‘third-party’ clearance by freight forwarders has started to take its toll on clearance procedures as over 5,000 containers caught in the web of this practice are presently trapped at the ports.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said the World Bank needs to review the indicators for composition of the Ease of Doing Business Index to reflect the reality of each country.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said that his administration will in the year 2019 make concerted efforts to “right most of the wrongs” of the past by restoring the State to its pride of place.
Powerful Senegal will launch their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against Tanzania in Cairo Sunday without Liverpool star Sadio Mane, but coach Aliou Cisse is unconcerned.
Kenya’s unimpressive record at the Africa Cup of Nations reads just one win in 14 matches, but Victor Wanyama and co. are eager to make a splash as they return to the tournament after a 15-year absence.
Following the growing cases of stresses and depression among youths across the country resulting in rampant cases of suicide, students of the University of Jos has been admonished to develop stress resistant mechanisms to be able to cope with life challenges.
A rice disease suspected to be Rice Blast has ravaged farmlands in Ayaya near Adabda in Gamawa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
He said” The ruling derived inspirations from provisions of the 1999 Nigerian Constitution (As Amended), the Electoral Act and previous rulings of Supreme Court that are plain and unambiguous.
A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Kabiru Mai-palace, says he will tackle problems of insecurity and unemployment in his constituency in Zamfara.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has withdrawn the appointment of Festus Adedayo barely as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission (ICPC) has commenced its constituency projects tracking exercise in 12 states across the six geo-political zones in the country.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force Thursday arraigned 13 workers of ‘Seven-Up Bottling Company’ for allegedly assaulting Officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA).
Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi said that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) will be a serious battle as 24 countries compete for the ultimate crown.