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  • FG Targets More Tax Revenue From VAIDS
  • The Federal Government expects to net considerable tax revenue this year through the implementation of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme. The scheme is an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Finance t[...]
  • Date Posted:: 16/Jan/2018
  • TEF, Red Cross to Empower 200 Entrepreneurs
  • The Tony Elumelu Foundation and the International Committee of the Red Cross have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to empower 200 entrepreneurs from Nigeria’s North-East and Niger Delta regions. The partnershi[...]
  • Date Posted:: 16/Jan/2018
  • Naira Weakens to 364/dollar Despite CBN Injections
  • The naira weakened to 364 per United States dollar at the parallel market on Monday, despite the injection of $210m into the interbank foreign exchange market by the Central Bank of Nigeria. This latest injection came b[...]
  • Date Posted:: 16/Jan/2018
  • Economy’ll Perform Better This Year, Says Udoma
  • The Nigerian economy will be significantly better this year going by the consistent positive trend of key indicators since the country emerged from recession in the second quarter of last year, the Minister of Budget and[...]
  • Date Posted:: 15/Jan/2018
  • Lagos State Government Targets Third World Economy Position
  • In an effort to drive state economy from being the fifth to the third largest economy in the world, the Lagos State government has charged civil servants to maximise efficiency that would allow them achieve organisationa[...]
  • Date Posted:: 12/Jan/2018
  • FG Predicts Tough 2018 Budget Implementation
  • Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, on Thursday, said that the Federal Government might not fully implement the 2018 budget if the National Assembly fails to pass it on time. He also reve[...]
  • Date Posted:: 12/Jan/2018
  • Analysts Predict Monetary Policy Easing
  • Analysts at WSTC Financial Services Limited in its 2018 forecast has predicted a 200 basis point (bps) reduction in the Monetary Policy Rate(MPR). The firm stated this in its 2018 projection titled: “Nigeria in 201[...]
  • Date Posted:: 10/Jan/2018
  • World Forecasts 2.5% Growth for Nigeria in 2018
  • The World Bank has forecast that economic growth in Nigeria would edge up to at least 2.5 per cent in 2018, as the country benefits from improved commodity prices, investments and trade. According to the World Bank&rsqu[...]
  • Date Posted:: 10/Jan/2018
  • Nigeria Spends 34% of Revenue on Debt Servicing – DMO
  • Nigeria spends 34 per cent of its revenues on debt servicing, the Debt Management Office has said. In a clarification on the country’s debt status entitled: ‘Nigeria’s Public Debt – Some Recurrin[...]
  • Date Posted:: 10/Jan/2018
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