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The Nigerian government on Wednesday announced the issuance of $2.86 billion aggregate triple bond series under its Global Medium Term Note Programme.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the African Development Bank (AfDB) was very instrumental to Nigeria’s exit from its worst recession in decades.
The Organised Labour on Sunday shunned a meeting called by the Federal Government as part of efforts to stop the nationwide strike, just as it vowed to embark on the nationwide strike from Tuesday.
Leaders of the organised labour have failed to attend the meeting convened by the Federal Government to continue negotiations on the national minimum wage for workers in the country.
The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government will continue to deploy fiscal policies that will protect its industries and also encourage investments in critical sectors of the economy.
The federal government has assured ministers of member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) of Nigeria’s support for regional common tariff and customs union towards trade liberalisation, industrialisation and integration.
Members of the Economic Management Team led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are currently meeting with some state governors with a view to taking a position on the new national minimum wage.
Huge cost of servicing new loans amid poor revenue informed the Federal Government’s decision to dispose of 10 state-owned assets to select investors and the public between now and year end, in order to fund the 2018 fiscal plan.
The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved contract for the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government is set to provide a legal framework for the institutionalisation of the Public Finance Management Reforms.
The Federal Government, Wednesday, said it is working with relevant government agencies to clear the backlogs of outstanding pension arrears of retirees of Federal Government agencies.
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday debunked claims that the Federal Government was planning to reduce the number of children that a mother could have in Nigeria.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government will not lose focus on diversifying the economy from oil to other sustainable sectors like agriculture.
In realisation of the dangers posed by unbridled population growth, the Federal Government is currently working on a new policy on the population to determine how many children a woman will be allowed to bear.
The federal government has noted the concerns and fears raised on omitted and missing names in the ongoing verification exercise of the liquidated Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) former workers and has created a help desk to attend to them.
Operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) have joined the ongoing biometric data verification of ex-workers and pensioners of the liquidated national carrier, Nigeria Airways Limited.
The National Economic Council (NEC) says Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account stood at over 2.09 billion dollars as at Oct. 16.
Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General and three other Nigerian women made the 2018 BBC ‘100 women’ list.
British student Matthew Hedges has been sentenced to life in prison in the United Arab Emirates for spying, according to Reuters.
Two people were confirmed dead and five injured in a road traffic accident involving a tanker conveying petroleum product and two other vehicles at Shasha Market along Akure-Owo Expressway.
The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index Report which measures inflation with inflation rate dropping from 11.28 per cent in September to 11.26 per cent in October.
When Taiwan goes to the polls Saturday in local elections, it will not only be a test for President Tsai Ing-wen's embattled government but a crucial vote on divisive issues that could rile China.
The meeting, which is at the instance of the DMO is designed to provide an opportunity for the debt management agency to explain the process for the issuance of promissory notes to settle outstanding arrears due to the marketers as well as provide a ‘Status Report.’
Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr and a Japanese kickboxer half his age will be aiming to knock each other out next month, despite the match-up being an exhibition, the fight’s Japanese promoter said Saturday.
The Kano State Government has reaffirmed its willingness to support and strengthen the ongoing State and Local Government Reform Projects with a view to ensuring its effective implementation in the state.
The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it had 52 vessels and no fewer than 40 persons currently in its custody, for various alleged piracy related offences.
Sokoto State House of Assembly has accepted the resignation of the Deputy Governor, Ahmad Aliyu.