TAG: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Federal Government Is Making Cooking Gas More Expensive

Nairametrics|The poor state of Nigeria’s port facilities is responsible for the high cost of cooking gas. A representative of...


Why China is Reducing Its Stake in The Lagos Ibadan Rail Project

Nairametrics| The Chinese Exim Bank which was billed to fund 85% of the Lagos Ibadan Rail Project will now...


Enough of the Jankara Economist! Let Us Regain Our Sanity

With the ongoing beating of the Naira at the exchange market and its apparent devaluation, I have come to...



Recession: We Had One Year….Yet?

A candid analysis of why the current methods cannot solve the problem we have constantly closed our eyes to,...


Niger Delta Avengers: Here Is What The Conflict Is About

Avengers say they want greater control over the oil revenue flowing from the delta and some form of regional...


Cautious Traders Bewildered as Buhari’s Body Language Could Signal No Currency Devaluation

Nairametrics understand some traders are bewildered and clueless as the body language of President Muhammadu Buhari, during his Sunday speech, may...


Expect Economic Boom for Nigeria in 2018 – Emefiele

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele said on Sunday that hopefully in 2018 the country...


FG Will Reduce Poverty Through The NASCO Programme

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma has announced that the Federal Government has promised to reduce...


This Is How Much Government Has Saved From Busting Ghost Workers

In a bid to cut costs, reduce corruption, and improve efficiency, the Ministry of Finance has said that it...


FG Will Curb Illegal Mining, Revoke All Dormant License – Fayemi

Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has reassured that the Federal Government will revoke the entire dormant license...


FG and World Bank Earmark $100m To Aid Girl-Child Education in The North

The World Bank has announced that it will partner with the Federal Government by setting aside N1.9 billion ($100...


“Nigeria Will Face a Tough 2016” and Must Devalue – Director at Standard & Poor’s

The calls for the Buhari led administration to devalue the Naira hasn’t stopped, as ratings agency Standard & Poor’s...


[$3.9 billion MTN Fine] Both Parties May Settle Out Of Court

The ongoing battle between MTN and the Federal Government as regards the $3.9 billion fine imposed by the Nigerian...


[TAX] See How Much Nigeria Looses On Waivers

A startling revelation was made at the weekend with the reported loss of N577billion (about $2.9 billion)  Nigeria on...


Federal Government Sets Up Investment Committee To Track Foreign Investors‏

In a bid to revamp its investment drive and ensure that prospective investors are given the requisite information and...


GMD Kachikwu Beams Into Private Sector For Top Ranks

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)  has tapped the private sector as part of an...


FG Is Working To Promote Accountability, Transparency – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said all actions so far taken by government are geared towards ensuring  that Nigeria takes...


Nigeria Bond Issuance May Drop On Buhari’s TSA Order

The directive of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to compel government Ministries, Departments and Agencies to maintain the Single Treasury...


FIRS Will Ground Airlines Over Tax Evasion

The Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) is set to stop airlines that have failed to pay their Value Added...