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Alleged unfulfilled promises: N’Delta militants threaten to resume bombings

A coalition of militant groups in the Niger Delta region have threatened to resume attacks on oil installations in the region over alleged unfulfilled promises by the...

modular refineries

American investor earmarks $200m for Nigeria’s 1st modular refinery

  The Federal Government’s plan to establish modular refineries in the oil producing areas has received a boost with a leading United States modular refinery...

IMF

IMF urges Nigeria to start belt tightening, cut Naira curbs

Nigeria should remove currency-trading restrictions and reduce its budget deficit and debt-service costs to “sustainable” levels, the International Monetary Fund...

FG bars states owing salaries from accessing Paris Club refund

IMF says Nigeria needs urgent reform-Document

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to warn Nigeria its economy needs urgent reform, according to a report seen by Reuters that could delay talks over $1.4...

Senate

Old vehicle duties: Senators carpet AGF, Customs CG

Members of the Senate, on Wednesday, criticised the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF),  Abubakar Malami (SAN) for writing the legislature...

Osinbajo expects economy to pick up after sluggish Q2

Osinbajo launchs 60-day plan to improve business climate

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has launched a 60-day action plan to improve the business climate in Africa’s biggest economy struggling with recession, his office...

Abuja Airport

Aviation Unions: Closure of Abuja airport runway will be counter-productive

Unions in the aviation sector on Friday kicked against the plan by the Federal Government to close the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for...

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Buhari hails Lagos, Kebbi over Lake rice

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Lagos and Kebbi states for the successful partnership that gave rise to the local production of LAKE Rice (Lagos-Kebbi Rice)....

Senator Ita Enang

Consultation ongoing on $30bn loan – Presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday said top level consultation had been initiated between the Executive and Legislative arms of government on the request by President Muhammadu...

FG bars states owing salaries from accessing Paris Club refund

Budget 2017: Buhari sets up committee on revenue generation

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a committee to raise additional revenues from oil and other sectors to support the funding of the 2017 budget. The Minister of...

China okays $6bn for airport expansion

Romance with Taiwan threatens Nigeria’s $29b loan

Angry over Nigeria’s continued recognition of Taiwan as a sovereign nation, China may withhold part of the $29.9 billion loans on which Nigeria partly pins its hope of...

FG earmarks N213bn for modernisation of rail system

The Federal Government has earmarked N213bn to fast-track the modernisation of the country’s rail system in the 2017 fiscal year. President Muhammadu Buhari made this...