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President @MBuhari today during Emir of Qatar, @TamimBinHamad’s State Visit to Nigeria. The visit is purely relationship and businesses, Aviation Minister, @hadisirika says.8

President Buhari rallies Qatar on refineries, Lake Chad, others

Investments in sectors like petroleum, power, aviation, agriculture and railways, featured prominently, at the meeting of the two leaders, Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina said in a statement issued at the end of the meeting.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari rallies Qatar on investments, recharge of Lake Chad

Investments in sectors like petroleum, power, aviation, agriculture, railways, and many others, featured prominently as President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, hosted the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al-thani, at State House, Abuja.

Palm oil producers raise alarm as smuggling crashes price

The National Palm Produce Association of Nigeria (NPPAN) has raised alarm over downward slide in price of Crude Palm Oil (CPO) and local demand in spite of their huge investments.

Federal government to launch special security outfit to defend farmers

The Federal government is set to launch a new civil defence outfit called ‘Agro-Rangers’ which will guard farmers and allied investments and facilities across the country.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account most poorly managed – report

Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account (ECA) has been ranked as the most poorly governed among similar funds operated by resource-rich countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, a new report by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) has shown.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara governor-elect unfolds agenda for young people

Kwara governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, says his administration will give priority to critical infrastructure for primary and post-primary education as well as promote moral teaching and counselling to create a new generation of young people.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: We have broken fertilizer jinx

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration broke the fertilizer jinx and the product is now available in all local governments across the country at affordable rates.
The European Union (EU) said it co-funded the Abidjan-Lagos Highway Corridor to stimulate investments, strengthen competitiveness of the territories and encourage regional integration for growth and job creation.

EU: Why we co-funded Abidjan-Lagos highway corridor

The European Union (EU) said it co-funded the Abidjan-Lagos Highway Corridor to stimulate investments, strengthen competitiveness of the territories and encourage regional integration for growth and job creation.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Nigeria’s capital importation up by 37.49% in 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the total value of capital importation into Nigeria stood at 16.81 billion dollars in 2018 compared to 12.22 billion dollars capital imported in 2017.
Mariah Carey pictured in October 2018 at the American Music awards in Los Angeles. John Shearer-Getty

Mariah Carey performs in Saudi Arabia despite calls to cancel

US pop star Mariah Carey performed in Saudi Arabia, despite calls for her to cancel the show in protest at human rights abuses in the gulf kingdom.
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EU to stop issuance of ‘golden passports’ for big investors

The European Commission has urged a crackdown on member states handing out “golden passports” and visas to non-EU nationals in exchange for large investments.
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Qatar-Turkey trade surges to $2bn amid Gulf tensions

Trade between Qatar and Turkey is estimated to have topped the $2bn mark in 2018, a 54 percent jump compared to the previous year, a Turkish official said.

Abuja ICT park will create investment opportunities – minister

The federal government yesterday in Lagos said the initiative to establish Abuja Information and Communication Technology (ICT) park inside the Abuja Technology Village would open investment opportunities for Nigeria.
United Nations UN

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.
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Yemi Osinbajo: Nigeria now world food basket

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday told Nigerian-German investors that Nigeria is now a food basket of the world with huge investment potentials.
Lanre Tejuoso

Olanrewaju Tejuoso: Family Planning will reduce mortality rates

With the knowledge that family planning can reduce maternal deaths and enhance the economy of the nation, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Olanrewaju Tejuoso, has called on the executive to release the additional one million dollars meant for Family Planning services in Nigeria.
Dr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director of Access Bank Plc

Herbert Wigwe: Fintech will transform financial services

Dr Herbert Wigwe, the Managing Director of Access Bank Plc., says Fintech in a few years, will change the face of financial services as the next big thing in Africa.

Oba Akiolu: Olusegun Obasanjo is the major problem of Nigeria

Rilwan Akiolu, the oba of Lagos, has accused ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo of being the major problem of Nigeria.

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