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  • No Suspicious Items in 2018 Budget, says FG
  • The Ministry of Budget and National Planning on Wednesday said contrary to claims that the 2018 budget was filled with suspicious items, there were no expenditure items in the fiscal document that were wasteful in nature[...]
  • Date Posted:: 18/Jan/2018
  • 2017 Budget: N1.2tn Released for Capital Projects, Says DMO
  • A total of N1.2tn was released between July and December 2017 to fund capital projects in the 2017 budget, the Debt Management Office said on Tuesday. In a statement made available to our correspondent in Abuja, the DMO[...]
  • Date Posted:: 17/Jan/2018
  • Naira Exchanges at N360.56 Against Dollar at Investorsâ€...
  • The Naira on Wednesday traded at N360.56 against the dollar at the investors’ window. The Nigerian currency was sold at N362 to the dollar at the parallel market, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N4[...]
  • Date Posted:: 17/Jan/2018
  • 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
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