Thursday, August 18, 2022

Economy

All is now set for President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday visit to Maiduguri. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the visit is...

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says Nigeria’s headline inflation rate increased to 19.64 per cent on a year-on-year basis in July. Prince Semiu Adeniran, the Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said...

Customs generates N1.293trn revenue in 6 months

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says it has generated N1.293 trillion in the first six months of 2022 into the Federation Account. The NCS Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller Timi Bomodi said this at a news conference on Friday in...

Economic Diplomacy: ACCI wants implementation policy reviewed.

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), has called for a review of the implementation of economic diplomacy critical in attracting investments into the country. The President of ACCI, Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar made the call on Wednesday...

Mining Clusters To Enhance Wealth Creation, Jobs  – Adegbite

The Hon. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite has re-emphasised that the establishment of Mining Clusters in the six (6) geopolitical zones will boost the productivity of Artisanal and Small Scale Miners (ASM), generate wealth and...

Mining Has Potential To Transform The Nations Economy – Ogah

  The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah has revealed that the enormous and abundant mineral resources spread across every part of the country, especially in Edo State, has potentials to transform the nation's economy,...

Ministry of Environment Endorses 10 Million Tree Planting Campaign By AFNALPA

… To launch Tree Planting Campaign In Support of UN Climate Change Initiative. Federal Ministry of Environment has endorsed the campaign to plant 10 million trees in major locations across the country as a measure to combat desertification and effects...

Petrol scarcity in Taraba due to shortfall in supply from depot, says DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Taraba Operations Office, on Friday said that a shortfall in the supply of petroleum products was responsible for the current petrol scarcity in the state. Alhaji Abdullahi Nature, Operations Controller, Jalingo Field Office...

IPMAN urges govs. to intervene in Imo petrol crisis to avert energy crisis in southeast

  The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has called on Imo government to quickly resolve its disagreement with Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD). IPMAN, Enugu Depot Community, which serves Imo, Anambra, Ebonyi, Abia, Benue, Kogi, Cross River and Enugu States,...

We recorded biggest economic growth in 6 years – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says focus on job creation, consistency in policy and innovation stimulated a 5% growth of the economy in the second quarter, 2021, which is the highest in six years. The president, who stated this at the inauguration...

PIA ‘ll engender efficiency, competitiveness in downstream sector – IPMAN

 The  Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN),  says the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) will engender conducive environment for  more efficient downstream sector. IPMAN’s National President,  Alhaji Sanusi Fari,  made this known in a...
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Agric. Cooperative empowers 4,572 Kano residents in poultry farming

The National Agricultural Mechanisation Cooperative of Nigeria (NAMCON), says it has empowered no fewer than 4, 572 residents drawn...
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FG, C/River laud impact of COVID-19 grant for agriculture

The Federal and Cross River State Governments have expressed satisfaction with the investment of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grants in agriculture for beneficiaries in the...

Obaseki, Oghiadomhe, others congratulate Sen. Braimoh at 80

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Chief Mike Oghiadomhe, Chief of Staff to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, have joined other prominent Nigerians to congratulate...

BBNaija’s Tega Dominic advises women against abusive marriage

Tega Dominic, a.k.a. Shine ye eye, Big Brother Naija housemate season 6, have urged women to stay away from abusive marriage. The reality star, who...

Buni enrolls 100 indigents in healthcare scheme

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has sponsored the enrollment of 100 poor and vulnerable people under ‘Expanded Healthcare Services Scheme’ in the state. The...