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LCCI sets agenda for President Buhari’s second term

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the quality of the nation’s infrastructure, policies and institutions are crucial to driving economic diversification.
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Governor Akeredolu: How Nigeria can earn $145 billion through legal marijuana

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has warned that Nigeria could lose $145 billion by 2025 over its failure to key into the global legal marijuana market.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

US, France congratulate President Buhari

The United States of America and the Republic of France have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election in last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Three Presidential Candidates, Oby Ezekwesili of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) and Kingsley Moghalu of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) on Saturday clashed on the economy in the televised debate held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

Oby Ezekwesili, Fela Durotoye, Kingsley Moghalu reel out economic plans for Nigeria

Three Presidential Candidates, Oby Ezekwesili of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) and Kingsley Moghalu of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) on Saturday clashed on the economy in the televised debate held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
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UN: Nigeria needs N103 trillion to implement 2019-2022 SDGs

Nigeria needs not less than 337 billion dollars to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 2019 to 2022, the UN Support Plan for the Sahel has estimated.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Nyesom Wike presents N480 billion 2019 appropriation bill

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N480 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval.
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UAE seeks closer economic ties with Nigeria

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed its readiness to deepen economic ties with Nigeria toward promoting investment and trade between both countries.

Willie Obiano presents N157.1 billion 2019 Appropriation Bill to Anambra Assembly

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, on Wednesday, presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N157.1 billion to the state’s House of Assembly with a plea for its speedy consideration.

Benue groups vow to resist federal government’s plan to reopen grazing routes

The three major tribal groups in Benue State, the Mdzough U Tiv (MUT), Ochetoha K’Idoma (OKI), and Omi Ny’Igede (ONI) have vowed to resist plans by the Federal Government to reopen cattle routes across the country that have ceased to be operational.
President Buhari hosts to Dinner Members of APC Aspirant Forum in State House on 30th Oct 2018 1

Trade fair: Muhammadu Buhari calls for deeper public-private collaboration

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for deeper collaboration between the public and private sectors toward achieving more vibrant economic growth.

AfDB approves Malawi’s economic strategy

The African Development Bank has approved its Country Strategy Paper for Malawi for 2018-2022 to boost economic diversification, reduce dependency on rain-fed agriculture and build resilience for growth in the southern African nation.

Udoma Udoma: Nigeria’s economy moving in positive direction under Muhammadu Buhari

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Thursday, in Indonesia told a global audience that the implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP 2017 – 2020) was moving Nigeria’s economy in a positive direction.

How beekeeping can grow economy

Agricultural scientists observe that apiculture — scientific rearing of honey bees — can contribute tremendous amount in value to the economy of any nation that harnesses the potential in the sector.
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NSE admits N1.7 billion FGN Savings Bonds in seven months

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has admitted about N1.7 billion worth of Federal Government Saving Bonds new issuances in its daily official list in the first seven month of 2018.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I have created more jobs than Senators Saraki, Kwankwaso, others

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday disclosed that he has created more jobs than other presidential aspirants in the country.

Gombe APC chieftain defects to PDP

A former governorship candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC) in the 2011 election and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gombe State, Abubakar Aliyu, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Expert tasks central bank on tight monetary policy regime

The Director General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Muda Yusuf, has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria to relax the tight monetary policy regime in the country in order to spur domestic investments and consumer’s spending.

SPE: Oil & gas may no longer be favourable to Nigeria soon

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) says oil and gas sector must shift from being a consumer industry to an enabler of economic diversification for Nigeria to remain competitive and relevant globally.

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The Senator representing Niger south Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.

Senator Enagi: Reducing unemployment is my priority

The Senator representing Niger south Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.

President Buhari renames Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR).

APC governors to work with NASS leadership to deepen democracy

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum has promised to work in synergy with the leadership of the National Assembly to deepen democracy and provide democratic dividends to Nigerians.
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Governor Fayemi congratulates Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila, others

The Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, over their emergence as the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively, during Tuesday’s inauguration of the ninth Assembly.

Abuja national stadium renamed MKO Abiola Stadium

The Federal Government on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National stadium to MKO Abiola Stadium.