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Nigeria to save N4tr from imports' cutback for 3 years - Minister

Minister lauds NNPC’s venture into renewable energy

The Federal Government has lauded state oil company, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for venturing into the development of renewable energy across the...

Diezani Alison-Madueke

Court orders final forfeiture of ex-Minister’s penthouses

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday has ordered the final forfeiture of two penthouses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke....

Okechukwu-Enyinna-Enelamah

Trade accounts for 18% of Nigeria’s GDP, says Minister

By Omotilewa Quadri  The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, on Tuesday said the trade sub-sector accounted for 18 per cent of the...

UK staying in EU customs union would prevent Australia deal- Bishop

Britain and Australia would not be able to negotiate a bilateral trade deal if Britain decides to stay in the European Union’s customs union after Brexit, Australian...

Senate to fast track passage of new minimum wage bill

Senate to engage Minister on import duty hike 

By Omotilewa Quadri  Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday directed the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Finance and Customs to meet with the Ministry of...

Hadi-Sirika

National carrier coming soon, says Minister

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said on Monday Nigeria would soon have a full private sector-driven national carrier. He made the remark while...

Minister storms FEC meeting with Buhari’s campaign caps

Minister storms FEC meeting with Buhari’s campaign caps

The reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari took a life of its own at the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday. Adebayo Shittu, minister of...

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu

Minister says no plan to increase petrol price

By Patience Danjuma  The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, says there are no plans to increase the price of petrol. In a statement on Friday,...

FG says palletization of cargoes mandatory from January 2018

Palletization of cargoes mandatory from January 2018 – Minister 

The Federal Government has directed all containerized cargoes coming into Nigeria to be on a pallet. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun said the new measure would aid...

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu

BREAKING NEWS: Petroleum Minister Ibe Kachikwu explodes; says NNPC GMD Baru is corrupt

See below an explosive letter by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, against the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...

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Nigeria’s economy still vulnerable to shocks, says Minister 

The Federal Government on Thursday said despite the nation’s recent exit from recession, Nigeria’s economy was still vulnerable to shocks. The Minister of Budget and...

Nigerian pilots to form backbone of Nigeria Air - Sirika

Minister inaugurates task force to address airport issues 

By Patience Danjuma  Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika on Thursday, inaugurated an 11-man task force to address regulatory issues at the nation’s...