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President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to make the expansion of the agriculture and manufacturing sectors his focus, if given a new four-year mandate at the presidential poll holding on Saturday.
Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate increased to 2.38 per cent (year-on- year) in the fourth quarter of 2018 (Q4, 2018), indicating a 0.55 percentage rise compared to the 1.81 per cent growth recorded in the preceding quarter, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
US President Donald Trump said on Thursday trade talks between US and Chinese negotiators are "going well", but no deal will be finalised until he meets Chinese President Xi Jinping "in the near future".
The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, said he would accept the outcome of the February 16 elections if it is credible.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation has said that its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has perfected templates for massive job creation and business opportunities for Nigerians immediately he is elected into office as President.
Soothing news came the way of Nigeria on Tuesday as the African Development Bank (AfDB), through its trade finance operations, has approved $14.12 million facility to support the Nigeria’s membership of African Trade Insurance (ATI) Agency.
Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President and the running mate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate said that the APC led federal government was consulting with key stakeholders before signing the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement.
Mr. Peter Obi, Vice Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was a lone voice, supporting Nigeria’s immediate signatory to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
The Minister of Communications, Dr Adebayo Shittu, on Friday in Abuja, launched five mobile radio frequency monitoring equipment and national spectrum management system for effective monitoring of frequency bands used to provide radio communication services in the country.
Prof. Barth Nnaji, Chairman, Southeast Region Economic Development Company, says the 2018 regional economic summit targets infrastructure development for growth and development of the region.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday introduced levies on churches, mosques, and other business organisations in the state.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday said Africa was still faced with low performance in education, health and food security in spite of economic growth on the continent.
Chinese President Xi Jinping called his visit Tuesday to long-time US ally the Philippines a "milestone", as he aimed to boost blossoming ties on the promise of billions of dollars in backing for mega-projects.
National Lottery Regulatory Commission, NLRC, has commenced moves to recover N326 million revenue into the coffers of Federal Government from one of the brewery firms over promotional lottery, described as “illegal.”
An energy expert, Sam Aiboni, has called for optimal harness of potential in the oil and gas sector of the economy.
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma says the Federal government is committed to the diversification of the country’s economy away from dependence on oil and gas.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commended the African Union (AU) for recognising the peculiar travails of immigrants, returnees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) across the continent, noting that there was need to bring the issues to the front burner.
Sudanese police fired tear gas on Sunday at an anti-government rally in the capital, witnesses said, as protesters pressed on with their campaign against the rule of President Omar al-Bashir.
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that despite the postponement of elections allegedly masterminded by the failed All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal government, Nigerians are determined to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari.
Aaron Ramsey’s unique style in midfield will be missed at Arsenal, according to former manager Arsene Wenger.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says not less than 1.8 million candidates would be registered for its 2019 UTME by the end of the registration exercise scheduled for Feb. 21.
The police command in Enugu State has arrested three alleged highway robbers operating along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Road.
A Thai political party leader expressed public contrition on Tuesday for selecting a princess as a candidate for prime minister, days after the move provoked a rebuke from her brother, King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
Residents including business owners in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have lamented the postponement of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, saying the initial declaration of the day as work-free, has resulted in financial losses for them.
Fifteen people were killed in a stampede at an election campaign rally by President Muhammadu Buhari in southern Nigeria, health officials said on Wednesday.
Nemanja Matic says Manchester United can mount a title challenge next season after they moved into the Premier League’s top four for the first time since the opening weekend of the campaign.