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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 Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, said that the revitalisation of fertiliser blending plants had saved the country over $200 million annually in foreign exchange and over N60 billion in budgetary provisions for fertiliser subsidies.
Nigeria’s vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday said government was determined to increase the level of the country’s trade in the region.
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday said the export inflow at the Lekki Free Zone in Ibeju Lekki area of the State is projected to hit over $6 billion (about N2.159 trillion) by 2020, adding that it was time for Nigeria to develop sustainable roadmap to rev up export with particular focus on multi-sector products far beyond oil.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Thursday, said the export inflow at the Lekki Free Zone (LFZ) in Ibeju Lekki area of the state is projected to hit over $6billion (about N2.159trillion) by 2020, saying it was time for Nigeria to develop sustainable roadmap to rev up export with particular focus on multi-sector products far beyond oil.
Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa, on Thursday urged states’ ministries of agriculture to support farmers in producing competitive and qualitative goods for export in order to achieve the “Zero Oil Plan’’ (ZOP).
President Muhammadu Buhari has counselled Nigerians to ignore rumours of violence and unrest surrounding the conduct of the 2019 general elections as rescheduled.
Ahead of Saturday’s presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State, has assured voters in the state that the sensitive and non-sensitive materials already distributed for the conduct of Saturday’s elections got to the right destinations across the 16 local government areas of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday said democracy is not easy to achieve and maintain in Nigeria.
Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Edo State Police Command has restated its commitment to peaceful election in the state.
A Benin City High Court, has ruled that it has jurisdiction to entertain a suit against a United States-based University.
Maurizio Sarri has admitted that his side played “confusing football” in their 2-0 FA Cup defeat to Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Monday.
Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), said on Saturday that the postponement of the 2019 elections had created concern and anxiety due to the complexity of Nigeria as a nation.
France will for now not act on U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for European allies to repatriate hundreds of Islamic State fighters from Syria, taking back militants on a “case-by-case” basis.
Adams Oshiomhole is a terrible electoral umpire and has no moral pedigree to call for the resignation of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a minister has said.
11 people on Thursday were injured in a knife attack in eastern China, police in Jiangxi province said.