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[News] : FG inaugurates panel on CFTA deal, promotion of investments

Preliminary to the beginning of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) bargain, the Federal Government has introduced a twenty-limited national board to arrange the arrangement and additionally recognize chances to advance interests in the economy. The central government noticed that the move will direct, differentiate and develop the Nigerian economy and additionally rebrand foundation for […]

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[News] : Buhari’s government has worsened Nigeria’s economy – Soludo

Previous Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, yesterday charged the President Muhammadu Buhari-drove organization of intensifying the condition of Nigeria’s economy. Soludo talked in Enugu at an intelligent Forum, titled “Huge Ideas Podium”, which was sorted out by the African Heritage Institution. At the Forum led by a previous […]

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[News] : FG recalls 2 out of 9 sacked NCAA Directors

The Federal Government has reviewed two out of the nine chiefs sacked from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, on Friday. Those reviewed were Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi, the Director of Consumer Protection; and Captain Ayodele Sasegbon, the Director of General Aviation. Sam Adurogboye, the General Manager, Public Relations of NCAA, affirmed the advancement. Government, through […]

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[News] : #BringBackOurGirls group gives conditions for joining military on Sambisa tour

The #BringBackOurGirls group has illustrated an arrangement of conditions to be met by the Nigerian government before tolerating its welcome for a stumble into Sambisa forest. The legislature had asked Oby Ezekwesili, the convener of the promotion group, to select three of their individuals to join the military on a guided stumble into Sambisa forest […]

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[News] : No increase in tariff on food items, luxury goods –FG

The Federal Ministry of Finance on Friday said it had not increased the import duty on food items and other luxury goods. The ministry in a statement issued by the Director of Information, Salisu Dambatta, said that contrary to some media reports that tariffs on such items have been increased, the government had no such […]

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[News] : FG cautions farmers against hoarding of grains

Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, the Minister of state for Agriculture and Rural Development, on Friday cautioned individuals and farmers to desist from hoarding grains. In a statement signed by the Director of Information, Mr Tony Ohaeri, in Abuja, Lokpobiri urged the perpetrators to make the grains available for consumers to reduce scarcity and cost of produce […]

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[News] : 2017 Budget: Experts laud FG on new exchange rate benchmark

2017 Budget – Experts lauds FG Some financial experts on Thursday commended the Federal Government for using a more realistic exchange rate of N305 to the earlier proposed N290 per dollar for the 2017 budget estimates. They said in Lagos that the proposed exchange rate of N305 was more realistic given the developments at the foreign […]

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[News] : How Nigeria’s N53 trillion budget of 18 years failed

Govt promises better deal for citizens in 2017 The controversy over performance of the 2016 budget is just the latest in a series of government’s failed efforts at infrastructure building in the last 18 years despite ambitious budgets totaling N53 trillion within the period. The nation’s yearly budget, which started from a modest expenditure plan […]

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[News] : By the time I finish testifying there will be no Nigeria, Nnamdi Kanu tells Judge

Trial Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the Federal Government the nod to shield identities of witnesses billed to testify against the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. In a ruling, yesterday, Justice Nyako held that names of all the prosecution witnesses, who […]

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[News] : Pay us our pensions, gratuities, Delta pensioners beg Okowa

DELTA State Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, has called on the state government to pay up all their outstanding pensions and gratuities, lamenting that a large number of its members were living from hand to mouth. Chairman of NUP in the state, Mr Robert Chukwunyem, who stated this at the 2016 Pensioner’s […]