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Federal govt screens 240 projects for ERGP focus labs

The Federal Government has so far screened 240 projects for the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) focus laboratories, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning said today.

Federal govt expects private sector to invest $19bn by 2020 – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government expects certain private sector stakeholders to invest $19.2 billion in the economy by 2020.

Federal govt’ll accommodate private investors’ views in growth plan – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the Federal Government would accommodate the views of private investors as part of efforts to achieve the objectives of its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan.

VP Yemi Osinbajo launches initiative to boost agriculture, power, others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has launched the Economic and Growth Recovery Plan (ERGP) Focus Laboratories on power, agriculture and manufacturing to fast-track economic growth.

Nigeria’s foreign reserve peaks at US$40 billion – Senator Udoma

The Federal Government says that Nigeria’s current foreign reserves has peaked at US$40 billion against the previous high of US$24 billion in September, 2016, an indication of the country’s economic recovery and reversal of capital flight.

Indicators point to better economic performance in 2018 – Senator Udoma

The Nigerian economy will be significantly better in 2018 going by the consistent positive trend of key indicators since the country emerged from recession in the second quarter of last year, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has said.

Nigeria earns N284bn from cashew exports in three years

Nigeria earned $813.05m (N284.5bn) in foreign exchange from the exportation of cashew between 2015 and 2017.

Nigeria gets N212.73bn from agricultural exports in 2016 – report

Nigeria realised N212.73 billion from agricultural product exports at the end of the fourth quarter of 2016.

Fed govt to train, support Airforce officers on livestock, crops production – minister

The Federal Government says it will train officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) who are interested in going into agriculture to ensure food security in the country.

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N400 million fraud: EFCC wants Olisa Metuh tried in absentia

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Prophet: 2019 polls will be tougher than 2015

The General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (CMDM)‎, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, on Tuesday in Kano prophesied that the 2019 presidential election will be tougher than what was experienced in 2015, calling on Nigerians to earnestly pray for peace and unity in the country.