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Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: Nothing wrong with taking more loans

There is nothing wrong in taking more loans to finance specific projects, the Presidency said on Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration saved over N16.8 billion in the past one year, following the directive he issued that all government funded-ICT projects must be reviewed and cleared by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).

President Buhari: Government saved N16.8 billion in one year from ICT-funded projects

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration saved over N16.8 billion in the past one year, following the directive he issued that all government funded-ICT projects must be reviewed and cleared by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).

Nigeria mulls national savings scheme to boost capital formation

The Federal Government is considering the option of national savings scheme in order to deepen the pool of investible funds and strengthen the Nigerian capital market for a more pivotal role in national growth and development.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.

We’re addressing your concerns – Nigeria tells US investors

The Federal Government has assured existing and potential American investors of its commitment to addressing issues of corruption, political instability and insecurity in the country.
From left- Consul General of Nigeria in Atlanta, Mrs Aishatu Musa; Deputy Head of Mission, Nigerian Embassy, Washington DC, Amb. Hassan Hassan, and the President of UBTS International, Dr Frank Harper, at the event.

Federal government assures US investors of addressing their concerns

The Federal Government has assured existing and potential American investors of its commitment to addressing issues of corruption, political instability and insecurity in the country.

Godwin Emefiele: CBN’s unconventional growth policy paying off

Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said that ensuring price stability and growing the nation’s economy through unconventional policy is paying off.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

South East youths urge President Buhari to ban vehicles importation

A coalition of South East Youth Leaders has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ban the importation of new vehicles and cars into the country and to support Innoson Motors the only indigenous vehicle manufacturer in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari links insecurity to illicit funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the intelligence community in Africa to tighten the loop against illicit financial flows, just as he attributed rising security challenges to sponsorship by those who profit from illegal financial activities.

Farmers commend President Buhari for central bank supremo’s reappointment

The South, South Animal and Crops Farmers Association of Nigeria, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for re-appointing Mr Godwin Emefiele as governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for another five years.

Governor Ambode inaugurates arts theatre in Epe

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday evening inaugurated the ultra-modern Lagos Theatre in Epe, expressing fulfillment with the projects executed by his administration within the ancient town and the adjoining communities.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

SGF: President Buhari government targeting seven per cent growth rate

The present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is targetting about seven per cent Gross Domestic Products (GDP) growth rate with the holistic implementation of its Economic Recovery Growth Plan, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Nigeria needs additional two million toilets annually for seven years

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that Nigeria needed additional two million toilets annually from 2019 to 2025 to achieve the Universal Basic Sanitation target.

Pharmacists urge presidential assent on PCN Bill

The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) on Tuesday shut down services for about two hours in Abuja to press for presidential assent to the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (PCN) Bill 2017.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

56 new polytechnics, colleges get operational licences

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has given 56 newly approved private institutions licences to operate.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote refinery will transform Nigeria’s economy, eliminate fuel scarcity – Aliko

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says his refinery will eliminate fuel scarcity and transform Nigeria’s economy for decades when it comes on stream.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

Huawei partners 40 universities to ensure digital inclusion in Nigeria

Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Ltd., an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company, says it is currently working with more than 40 universities to ensure digital inclusion in Nigeria.
President Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-5

Experts decry budget delays, seek quick passage of 2019 budget

Financial experts on Monday called for speedy passage of the 2019 budget saying incessant delay in the approval of budgets over the years contributed to the downturn in the economy.

Minister: Nigeria loses $9 billion annually on poor agric investment

The Federal Government on Sunday said it was losing 9 billion dollars (N3.2 trillion) annually due to poor investment in agriculture before the present administration came to power.

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Kano clarifies on ongoing work at Sani Abatcha isolation centre

Kano State Government on Tuesday said the delay in the early completion of the Sani Abacha Stadium (SAS) Isolation Centre was necessitated by the review of the project initial plan.
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UN encourages Africa to invest on digital transformation

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has encouraged African countries to make right investments toward developing a digitally transformed economy.

Nnamdi Kanu: No sit-at home for Biafrans from 27th to 30th of May

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday advised Biafrans to dedicate three days to pray for her fallen heroes.
The US embassy's charge d'affaires, Inmi Patterson, met with Wilbert Ibuge, permanent secretary at the foreign ministry, who reminded Patterson about the two countries' historical cooperation, the foreign ministry said.

Tanzania summons US official over coronavirus warning

The US embassy's charge d'affaires, Inmi Patterson, met with Wilbert Ibuge, permanent secretary at the foreign ministry, who reminded Patterson about the two countries' "historical cooperation", the foreign ministry said.
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has declared he doesn’t care what anyone says, willing he has the belief of his team-mates, manager and fans after scoring a brace in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Derby County in the FA Cup fifth round.

Manchester United manager gives update on Odion Ighalo’s future

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said no agreement has been reached between United and Shanghai Shenhua over Odion Ighalo’s loan extension.