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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Synergy critical in managing Nigeria’s border

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says renewed efforts will be channeled towards improving synergy among agencies involved in border management.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We’ll fast-track CAMA amendment bill

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that the House would take steps to fast-track the consideration and amendment of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA).
President Buhari at the event

World Bank ease of doing business latest ranking excites President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight with the World Bank’s 2020 Doing Business Index (DBI) which ranked Nigeria 131 out of 190 countries, up 15 places from 146th position last year.

Minister, Aliko Dangote to speak on AfCFTA at IoD confab

The Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, is the keynote speaker and will lead other top speakers as the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria 2019 Annual Director’s Conference in Abuja.

President Buhari approves re-appointment of Ade Ipaye, Maryam Uwais, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff to the President.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: Federal government implements 140 reforms on ease of doing business

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that the Federal Government has implemented no fewer than 140 reforms on ease of doing business in the past three years.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Minister assures of business-friendly environment

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has assured Nigerians of a better business-friendly environment that will promote the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ through the adoption of appropriate policies.
Okechukwu Enelamah

PEBEC launches 60-day action plan to tackle starting a business, paying taxes

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has commenced the fourth run of its 60-day national action plan (NAP 4.0) on ease of doing business.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Minister: Nigeria’s economy will increase its growth trajectory in 2019

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma is optimistic that the Nigerian economy will continue to maintain its recovery in 2019 as the real GDP growth is expected to increase from 0.8% in 2017 to 2.1% in 2018 and 3.01% in 2019, with the sustained implementation of the ERGP.

ExxonMobil, QIPP power firm to invest $1.6 billion in Akwa Ibom

Oil giants ExxonMobil and power firm QIPP initiate plans to invest a combined $1.6 billion in the development of gas and power projects in Akwa Ibom state
Okechukwu Enelamah

Federal government deepens ease of doing business reforms

Positively reinforced by its numerous achievements in the past 24 months, the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has continued to accelerate its efforts to ensure even better public service delivery and an improved business environment for MSMEs.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Federal government deepens reforms on Ease of Doing Business

”Nigeria must improve its ranking by 45 places in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index over the next two years to achieve its goal of attaining the top 100 by 2020″, Oduwole said.

Vice President Osinbajo calls for effective dispute resolution mechanism for economic growth

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday called for a strong and effective dispute resolution mechanism for economic growth and investment in Africa.

Bank of Industry to simplify loan procedures for MSMEs

The Managing Director, Bank of Industry, Olukayode Pitan, on Tuesday said that the lender had opened discussions with the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria and the Nigeria Export and Import Bank to de-risk its loan portfolios to small-scale businesses.

Federal government pledges commitment to ease of doing business in Nigeria

Dr Jumoke Oduwole, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Industry, Trade and Investment‎, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria.

Presidential c’ttee ranks Katsina first on ease of doing business in Nigeria

The Presidential Committee on Enabling Business Environment, in collaboration with the World Bank, has ranked Katsina State first among the 36 states, on the ease of doing business in Nigeria.

Federal govt hails Nigerians’ perseverance, says time of abundance at the corner

The Federal Government has commended Nigerians for their perseverance in the face of challenges during the last economic recession as it, weekend, said the time of abundance was at the corner.

VP Yemi Osinbajo launches 60-day action plan on ease of doing business

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Tuesday launched the second National Action Plan on Ease of Doing Business as part of the administration’s medium term Economic Growth and Recovery Plan (EGRP) to build a globally competitive economy.

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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor appoints two new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.