Ajaokuta Steel and Nigeria’s industrialization dream

After Nigeria’s attainment of independence in 1960, we have had various industrial and economic development plans, designed for the purpose of transforming the country...

Roads: PMB To Adopt Alternative Funding Measure

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he would adopt alternative fiscal measures of funding the construction of roads aside the country’s budget. The president also...

Marketers seek N165 petrol price, FG says no

Petroleum product marketers have demanded an upward review in the pump price of the Premium Motor Spirit (also known as petrol). This, they said, would...

Ohanaeze, Niger Delta leaders support Yoruba’s demand for regional govt

The umbrella body for the Igbo, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and leaders of the Niger Delta joined leaders of the South-West in Ibadan on Thursday,...

Nigeria’s foreign debt rises to $10.3bn

LAGOS — Nigeria’s external debt stock as at second quarter 2015 stood at about USD10.3 billion, over 10 per cent increase, against USD9.5bn recorded in...

Buhari approves 13 new Federal appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, approved new appointments in 13 Federal Government agencies . In a press statement signed by the Director (Press), Bolaji...
ILO’s Landmark Celebration

ILO Warns Countries, Says Inequalities Pose Risks To Economic Stability, Social Cohesion

Rallying other international agencies attending the Paris G7 meeting behind it, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has loudly warned that increased inequalities within countries...

Naira takes a fall again, trades at 485/$1, 600/£1

The naira took a fall again on Monday, as it slid to 485 against the dollar and 600 against the British pound at the...

N6.4bn monthly fraud uncovered on FG payroll

The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit found discrepancies in the payroll of the Federal Government’s Ministries, Agencies and Departments to the tune of N6.4...

Double tragedy for Abuja artisans, labourers

• Recession, foreigners cripple business It has become common sight in Abuja to see artisans and labourers competing to outsmart and outdo one other to...

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