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FG assures retirees of prompt payment of benefits

The National Pension Commission, PenCom, has assured prospective retirees of its commitment of ensuring quick payment of their pensions and other benefits when they eventually retire.

This, the commission hopes will encourage them delve into other ventures that will task their body and minds in [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018


Food index shaky, as inflation rate slides

 

In spite the steady decline in inflation rate recorded in recent time in Nigeria, food index have continued to swing, resulting in unstable food prices across most markets in the country.

For instance the food index rose from 15.13percent in January this year, to as high as 17.59p [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018


Meter bypass: 11 FCT residents charged to court

Eleven persons suspected to have engaged in meter bypass and energy theft will be arraigned before a Grade 1 Area Court in Mpape, Abuja, to plead their case.

According to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, the suspects including two women and nine men, will be arraigned by the Ka [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018


Govt will ensure equity in project implementation - Udoma

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udo Udoma, has assured Nigerians of the federal government’s commitment in ensuring equity and fairness in project implementation across the country.

Udoma stated this in Kaduna while inaugurating a soil erosion and flood control project [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018




Buhari’s reforms positively impacted the economy – Udoma

 

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has said the Nigerian economy is on the right path, insisting that most policies initiated by the current administration are stirring the economy towards an upward trajectory.

He said this is evident in the very posi [...]

Sun, 03 June 2018


Forex sale: CBN assess banks’ compliance

 

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, recently paid an unannounced visit to some banks in Abuja, to assess the level of compliance to the CBN’s new directive on forex sale to travellers.

The apex bank had issued a directive to all deposit money banks [...]

Sun, 03 June 2018


Adeosun: 2018 Budget, we will change our priorities

 

The federal government has said it will have to realign its priorities in the 2018 budget, so as to reduce the negative impact the delay in the implementation of budget could have on the economy.

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, who stated this while responding to questions [...]

Sun, 03 June 2018


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