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Manufacturing sector’s output drops by N78 billion in three months

The manufacturing sector recorded a decline of about N77.92bn in output in the first quarter of this year, figures obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics have revealed.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara seeks Korea’s help to tackle unemployment

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged for South Korea to invest in agriculture and solid minerals to help create job opportunities for Nigerians.

Minister Usani: How President Buhari restored peace in Niger Delta

The President Muhammadu Buhari led administration has established relative peace in the Niger Delta region via implementation of laudable projects since inception in the last four years, the outgoing Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has said.
Vice President Osinbajo joined cabinet Ministers and other officials at the signing of the 2019 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential villa

President Buhari signs N8.92 trillion 2019 budget into law with reservations

President Muhammadu Buhari, who on Monday signed the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law, said adjustment of the budget by the National Assembly may affect its smooth implementation.
Vice President Osinbajo joined cabinet Ministers and other officials at the signing of the 2019 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential villa

President Buhari signs Appropriation bill of N8.92 2019 budget into law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed the 2019 Appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Why I refused to sack cabinet ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his decision to retain cabinet Ministers in the last three and half years in spite of pressures from some quarters is because of their unique skill, strength and leadership qualities.

Central bank holds interest rate at 13.5% to ‘understand growth trend’

The monetary policy committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has agreed to keep the monetary policy rate, which measures interest rate at 13.5%.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister: States to share N649 billion Paris Club refund

Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has revealed that the sum of N649 billion, the final tranche of the Paris Club Refund, is available to be shared by the 36 States of the federation.
Zainab Ahmed

States to get N649 billion Paris Club fund

State governments will soon smile to the banks as the federal government has concluded plans to commence the final phase of the Paris Club debt refunds.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Minister: 2019 budget assessment to be completed soon

Mrs Zainab Usman, the Minister of Finance, says assessment of the 2019 Appropriation Bill will be completed soon and a report will be rendered to President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-7

FEC approves N169.74 billion for 10 road projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N169.74 billion for award of contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of 10 roads across the country.

Minister: Osun to benefit from health services worth N916 million

Osun state is to benefit from health services worth 916 million over the next nine months, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari, UN scribe to raise $50 billion to recharge Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the acceptance of the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to co-chair a Special Session to raise $50 billion to fund the inter-basin water transfer from Central Africa to revive the Lake Chad, the presidency said in a statement, Tuesday.
Zainab Ahmed

Finance minister: No plan to remove fuel subsidy now

Nigeria’s Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed has reiterated government’s resolve not to remove fuel subsidy. She made the emphasis against the backdrop of long queues emerging at some filling stations amid the fear that a removal was imminent.
Zainab Ahmed

Finance Minister: Nigeria ready for business

Nigeria’s finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, has told global investors that Nigeria is ready for business.

African labour ministers hail Nigeria’s economic plan

The Economic Recovery and Growth Plan of the Buhari administration was commended at the weekend in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by the African Ministers of Labour, Employment and Social Affairs.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Federal government equips more than 11,000 youths on job skills

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government will do all that is necessary to ensure that the capacities of Nigerian youth are developed and fully utilised.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Federal government committed to economic recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to economic recovery and growth plan across the country.

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Senator Boroffice withdraws from race for deputy senate president

Senator Ajayi Boroffice says he has withdrawn from the race for Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly in deference to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Police arrest man for allegedly killing student in Enugu

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