NCS Sustains Ban on Rice Imports through Land Borders

First, we like to reiterate the position that importation of Rice remains banned through our Land Borders, and we have the commitment of Partner Government Agencies and Stakeholders to enforce this restriction.

CBN Does not Use Private Chartered Flights- Spokesperson

In response to the economic downturn and the cost-cutting stance of Government, CBN Governor, Emefiele ordered the stoppage of the use of chartered flights by the Bank. Since then, neither Mr. Emefiele nor any of the Deputy Governors has used the services of private chartered flights and the CBN has not paid a kobo for private jet services.

AGF Saves 3.6 million monthly on public power supply, calls...

The Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris has said that he saves about N3.5million monthly on public power source, following the new efficiency strategy...

NNPC Discovers Oil Deposits in North-East

NNPC Discovers Oil Deposits in North-East The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the discovery of hydrocarbon deposits in the Kolmani River II Well...

N20bn Daily Loss: Dangote Assures on Timely Completion of Apapa Road

N20bn Daily Loss: Dangote Assures on Timely Completion of Apapa Road President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has assured that the Apapa Port Wharf concrete...

GE Partners NYSC to Empower Corps Members with Entrepreneurial Skills

GE Partners NYSC to Empower Corps Members with Entrepreneurial Skills The world’s premier Digital Industrial Company has announced a partnership with the National Youth Service...

Niger Republic Bans Exportation of Rice to Nigeria

Niger Republic Bans Exportation of Rice to Nigeria As if to reinforce Nigeria's recent action to temporarily close its borders to neighboring Countries to checkmate...

FG, States, Lgcs Share N415bn for April, 2017

A total of N415.730 billion has been distributed  as Federal Allocation for the month of April 2017 by  the  Federal Government, State Governments and...

Nigeria Customs Service Targets N1.1tr Revenue in 2017

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has charged all Customs Area Controllers (CAC) to ensure strict compliance with extant laws to enable the Service achieve its 2017 revenue target of N1,100, 000,000,000.00 (One Trillion, One Hundred Billion Naira). The CGC gave this directive during a strategy meeting with the CACs where he said Area Controllers must either “shape in or ship out” as there is no place for complacency in a Service that plays the crucial roles of revenue collection and border security.

Power Sector Inhibits Economic Growth – Vp Osinbajo

The Buhari Administration has identified the weak transmission grid, which prevents the wheeling of more than 5,000MW as a gridlock to be removed; while...

Ensuring Prisoners’ Right to Vote in 2019

Ensuring Prisoners Right to Vote in 2019 By Ugwuoke Kelvin Abuchi In October 2017, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu,...

Elections: WANEP sensitizes stakeholders on Farmers Manifesto

Elections: WANEP sensitizes stakeholders on Farmers Manifesto Ahead of the 2019 General elections in Nigeria, the West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP) has urged...

Kwara Debt Profile Stands at N30.2bn

Kwara Debt Profile Stands at N30.2bn The Kwara State Government has clarified that contrary to speculation in the social media, the state’s current debt profile...

EU Supports FG On Budgeting, Strategic Planning

The European Union (EU), has organised a training workshop on strategic planning, budgeting and medium term expenditure framework (MTEF), and research methodology and policy...

FOREX: CBN consolidates market stability with $195m

FOREX: CBN consolidates market stability with $195m The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, October 23, 2017, injected the sum of $195million into the...

FG FUNDS CONSTRUCTION SECTOR TO CREATE JOBS: NGIGE

The Federal Government says its decision to channel about 80 percent of 247 billion Naira so far released for the capital projects in the...

FIRS, Customs, DPR Got N142bn as Incentives in One Year of...

Three major revenue collecting agencies of the federal government have shared a total of N142.6 billion between June 2015 and May 2016. This is...

NDLEA Arrests 3,834 Drug Suspects, Seizes 39 tonnes of Illicit Drugs...

NDLEA Arrests 3,834 Drug Suspects, Seizes 39 tonnes of Illicit Drugs this Year The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 3,834 suspected drug...

Forex: CBN injects US Dollars, Chinese Currency into Interbank

Forex: CBN injects US Dollars, Chinese Currency into Interbank Following last week’s take-off of its intervention in the sale of foreign exchange in Chinese Yuan...

CBN injects $210m into Forex market

CBN injects $210m into Forex market As the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) commenced its last meeting for 2017,...

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