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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Nigeria And Argentine Republic Relate On Job Creation

The Honourable Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chief Emeka Wogu CON, has revealed that the main policy trust of the present administration is to...

House Probes NCAA’s Purchase of Armoured Cars for Oduah

•Minister’s ties with presidency impedes EFCC investigation By Onwuka Nzeshi, Reuben Buhari and Dele Ogbodo  and Chinedu Eze The House of Representatives Tuesday ordered an investigation into...

$9b Refinery Project: Dangote Seeks Support Of Stakeholders

After successfully mobilising funds for his $9 billion investment in refining and petrochemical sub-sector of the petroleum industry, President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote,...

Sanusi: Printing Higher Denomination Notes Make Economic Sense When a Currency Loses Value

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, took some time off to field questions from journalists on the sidelines of...

Banks’ Reserves with CBN Hit N3.176 Trillion

The total amount of deposit money banks’ (DMBs’) reserves with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) further increased significantly to N3.176 trillion in September...

FG Unlocks N3bn for Micro-enterprises in 9 Months

The federal government has unlocked N3 billion, through the National Enterprise Development Programme (NEDEP), for micro enterprises across all the states of the federation...

Fed Govt earns N6.6tr in eight months, says CBN report

• August earnings dip to N760b Federal Government’s total gross revenue for eight months ended August stood at N6.61 trillion, the Central Bank of Nigeria...

DMO pegs Fed Govt’s borrowing in 2014 at N1.24 tr

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has ruled that the maximum amount that could be borrowed in 2014 is N1,249.52 trillion or US$7.834 billion (domestic...

NASS Begins A Process To Make Growth Enhancement Scheme (Ges), A Law

The Growth Enhancement scheme (GES) – the nerve centre of the on-going agricultural revolution in Nigeria received further accolade today as National Assembly vows to sustain...

Agriculture Is Big Business, Not Social Service – Aina

Chief Olu Aina is the chairman of the recently constituted  board of the Governing Council of the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike,...

CBN, NDIC takeover NERFUND over N5.7b loss

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) have taken over the management of the National Economic Reconstruction Fund...

Govt, Oil Earning And The Economy

THE remarkables note about the under-implementation of the 2013 Budget is that it follows a three decades-long pattern. Government has adopted fiscal consolidation policy...

FG Reappoints Bello Mahmud as RG CAC

FG Reappoints Bello Mahmud as RG CAC President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the reappointment of Malam Bello Mahmud for a second term in office as...

‘Investment in human capacity development, surest way to maritime industry growth’

 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that its decision to invest heavily in human capital development was borne out of...

Manufacturing exporters get N12bn NEXIM funding

Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) has stated that it has provided N12 billion in lending to Nigerian export manufacturers, many of who put the “Proudly...
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Dangote To Overtake FG As Biggest Employer Of Labour

With a plan to create 750,000 jobs in the next five years and thereafter raise it to one million,  Dangote Group will overtake the...

Senate, FG Bicker Over CAC Board Appointment, Budget

The Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga, and the Senate Committee on Trade  yesterday, differed on legislative moves to amend the Company...

FG, states, LGs share N1.19tr August, September allocations

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) yesterday approved and disbursed a whopping N1.196 trillion to the three tiers of government for the months of...

Global Recognition For Nigeria Mdgs Efforts

World leaders at the just concluded United Nations General Assembly renews their efforts toward alleviating the plight of the poor in the society as...

All-Share Index Hits 2-month High on Q3 Results

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index rose to a two-month high Wednesday, as investors’ expectation for impressive third quarter (Q3) results of companies...