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Economic Recovery and Growth Plan
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Leon Lawrence Aliboh, has said the Federal Government requires a huge funding requirement of over $166 billion to bridge Infrastructure deficit between 2014 and 2018.
The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has signed a tripartite agreement of N120 billion with Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and Julius Berger Plc. for the construction of Bonny-Bodo road.
The Federal Government says it will train officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) who are interested in going into agriculture to ensure food security in the country.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised states and local government areas to urgently harness their untapped resources for greater economic development, as days of over-relying on the Federal Government for survival were gone for good.
Permit me to thank the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria for inviting me to their 4th Annual Conference holding here in the beautiful city of Kano. It is commendable that you have maintained the tradition of gathering annually, despite the challenges. I congratulate you!
General Secretary of Textile union and NEC member of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Issa Aremu, has said that there is no evidence to show that Nigeria has overcome the economic recession.
President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the news of Nigeria’s exit from recession with cautious optimism, stressing that his administration will continue to drive the country’s economic growth by vigorously implementing the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan launched earlier this year.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Monday confirmed the release of the sum of N350bn to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government for the implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget.
The Federal Government will be willing to work with the British authorities to stimulate more direct private sector investments in Nigeria, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has said.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the federal government Economic Recovery and Growth Plan which was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari, will continue to provide support to the private sector.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that time has come for Nigeria to take its rightful place again in Cocoa production; to reduce over reliance on already shrinking oil revenues, adding that the continued decline of the commodity will no more be acceptable.
Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Zhou Pingjian, has called on the federal government to show greater commitment towards the improvement of friendly investment measures for Chinese investors.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) is supporting Nigeria’s entrepreneurship development drive with a commitment of capacity strengthening for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country.
A few days ago, in reply to a tweet by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), a Nigerian named Abubakar, wrote, “Working together is a sign of good leadership. The country needs both of you for the next six years and may the Almighty God grant him (President Buhari) good health.”
The National Association of Nigerian Students has expressed delight over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after a medical vacation in London.
A senior lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, has said he would be appearing before the Justice Salami-led investigative panel probing the suspended EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu, at the State House in Abuja.
The Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (Retd), has effected the redeployment of five senior officers.
Inter Miami have confirmed the signing of Gonzalo Higuain as the club's third Designated Player.
U.S. President Donald Trump has abandoned his plans to deliver a speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in person, the White House Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows, said.
Former US president Barack Obama on Thursday announced the publication in November of the first half of his memoirs, “A Promised Land” — two weeks after the election pitting Donald Trump against Joe Biden.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho hopes his players will improve in coming games after a 1-0 loss to Everton.
The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Isaac Akinmoyede, has dismissed 11 policemen in the state for corruption.
The Ebonyi State Government has announced the reopening of schools for primary, secondary and tertiary classes.
The Katsina State Government has constructed 1,026 new classroom blocks in its primary schools under the Universal Basic Education (UBE)/State Special Intervention Funds from 2015 to 2018.
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday raised the alarm over the activities of armed terrorists, which he alleged are now occupying Kishi, North-west area of Oyo State as well as the vast old Oyo National Park in the state.