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A Non-Governmental Organisation, Community Watch of Nigeria (CWN), has prayed a Federal High Court for an order restraining Federal Government from appointing any other person representing any state of the Niger-Delta other than from Delta as Chairman of Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Some financial experts on Thursday said that Value Added Tax (VAT) increment by the Federal Government would further dampen purchasing power of Nigerians.
The federal government has said it will begin deduction of the N614 billion bailout funds disbursed to 35 States of the federation (excluding Lagos) under the National Budget Support Loan Facility.
President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d’ Ivoire has appointed Adama Koné, Minister of Economic and Financial Affairs to support the re-election of Akinwumi Adesina as President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured that Nigeria is ready to provide counterpart funding on all agreements reached with China for the provision of infrastructure that directly improves the livelihood of Nigerians.
Nigeria is ready to provide counterpart funding on all agreements reached with China for the provision of infrastructure that directly improves the livelihood of Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja.
The federal government is working towards submitting the 2020 appropriation bill to the National Assembly by the end of this month, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said.
The United Front for Niger Delta (UFFND) has hailed the appointment of a former Delta State Commissioner for Finance, Bernard Okumagba, as managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), saying Okumagba’s appointment is in order.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday chaired a meeting over the $9.6 billion judgement against Nigeria.
The newly appointed Executive Director, Finance and Administration in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Maxwell Oko, has given assurances that under him, the NDDC would work towards giving expression to its original dream.
Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has been awarded the “Most Reliable Government Organisation of the Year” at the annual awards by the Pan African International magazine in Accra, Ghana. The organisers say the award was in recognised for “its giant achievements in the maritime sector, locally and globally.”
The Federal Government is developing a comprehensive National Plan which will steer the country towards the direction of nation building and economic growth.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government.
The Director-General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, Mr. Muda Yusuf, has faulted the merger of Finance, Budget & Planning ministries, and advised that fixing the economy should be paramount on the agenda of the newly inaugurated federal cabinet.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each minister shortly after they were sworn in, urged...
Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.
The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.
Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.
The Kaduna State Development Plan 2016-2020 reveals an estimated 37% of pupils’ dropout by primary six with females having the highest non- completion rate of 24.8% compared to males with 20.7%.
Corruption will continue to thrive in the country when accountability is ignored, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe will be given a state funeral on Saturday with a dozen African leaders expected to pay tribute to a man lauded as a colonial-era liberation hero.
Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claimed on Sunday to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring.
In a bid to encourage its students to be well grounded in the study of medicine, the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, is set to establish an innovation in its teaching and learning method.