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FG Assures UK Businesses Of Support

The Federal Government has assured United Kingdom companies operating in Nigeria of its support in ensuring that they thrive even in the face of dwindling foreign exchange earnings. It also vowed to create the enabling environment for them to carry out their businesses unhindered. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, …

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FG To Provide 20,000 Jobs Annually For Graduates

Ebuka Daniel Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has unveiled plans by the federal government to launch a job fellowship scheme for graduates under which 20,000 youths will be employed annually. Osinbajo said the programme was being supported by the European Union (EU), Dangote Group, Bua Cement, Lafarge Cement, Visa, Microsoft, among …

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How Nigeria, Others Can conquer debt challenges—Experts

Ololade Omosan-Agie Overcoming Africa’s debt challenges will not only benefit the continent, but profit its partners in Asia, and the world economy as a whole, participants heard at a webinar to promote the 2021 African Economic Outlook among Asian audiences. This was the second such webinar for the region, following …

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NNPC To Acquire Equity In Private Refineries

Ebuka Daniel The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has revealed that it is currently considering equity participation in a number of private refineries in the country. The move is in line with a Federal Government policy directive which stipulates the mandatory participation of the Corporation in any privately-owned refinery that exceeds …

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BREAKING: Nigeria’s Economy Grows By 0.51% In Q1

Ebuka Daniel Despite the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s economy has fully recovered from recession as Gross Domestic Product rose by 0.51 per cent in the first quarter of 2021. The National Bureau of Statistics revealed the development on Sunday in its GDP report for the first quarter …

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