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IMF: Nigeria, others to record 3.4% economic growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), on Monday said Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan countries would grow their economies by an average of 3.4 per cent in 2018, from 2.8 per cent in 2017.

NESG calls for special intervention fund on mass housing devt

The Infrastructure Policy Commission (IPC) of Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has advocated the need for Nigeria to develop a special intervention fund that would help to subsidise the cost of mass housing development.

Miners oppose removal of mining from exclusive list

The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) have strongly opposed the removal of mining from the exclusive lists of the Federal government to allow more states participation.

Cross River signs N5 billion MoU for Tinapa, Obudu upgrade

The Cross River State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mac Creeds and Tom Consortium for the upgrade of Tinapa Lakeside Hotel in Calabar and Obudu Ranch Resort in Obanliku.

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed wins LEAD Man of the Year Award

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has emerged the LEAD Project Africa ‘Man of the Year’ for 2017.

Fed govt to integrate SDGs into economic recovery plan

The Federal Government has integrated the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), an official said on Tuesday in Abuja.

TFA implementation to boost global trade by $1trn annually – WTO

The World Trade Organisation, WTO, has estimated that the full implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement, TFA, globally could reduce trade costs by 14.3 percent and boost global trade by $1 trillion per year.

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UN: Herdsmen-farmers conflicts becoming more sophisticated

The Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, says the conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria are becoming more sophisticated and deadlier.