Udoma Udo Udoma
2018 budget: FG to borrow N1.6tn to fund deficit
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, says the Federal Government will borrow N1.6 trillion to finance part of the N9.12 trillion 2018 budget. The minister said this on Thursday in Abuja at the presentation of the approved 2018 Budget of Consolidation. The N9.12 trillion 2018 budget was signed by President…
‘FG targets seven per cent growth’
The Federal Government is targeting an ambitious seven per cent economic growth by 2020, against a mere 0.8 per cent achieved in 2017, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma has said.
Nigeria targets improved growth, ranking by 2020 with focus labs
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said that the Federal Government was working assiduously to reach the target of moving Nigeria up in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking by 2020, as well as accelerate economic growth.
Hate speech… Experts insist on review of Nigerian Media Code of Election
Media practitioners have canvassed the review of Nigerian Media Code of Election to guide against hate speech. They made the appeal in Lagos at a two-day meeting of International Press Centre...
Government seeks investments in real sector with focus labs
The Minister, Budget and National Planning, Senator. Udoma Udo Udoma, said the federal government’s target is to attract an investment commitment of $25 billion (N7.6 trillion) where he said a huge chunk would come from domestic investment over the next three years.
Reps summon Adeosun, Udoma, Ngige over poor remittance to NSITF
The House of Representatives yesterday summoned the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and her counterparts in Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige and Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma.
Buhari orders governors to clear outstanding workers’ salaries
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, to facilitate release of 50 per cent from the balance of the first...
Nigeria, Japan sign N642m grant to assist FG’s economic development efforts
Nigeria and Japan on Tuesday signed a N642 million grant to assist the Federal Government’s economic efforts.The amount would be provided by the Government of Japan.
2018 to be driven by PPPs, says Udoma
Much of the key infrastructural projects delivery captured in the N8.61 trillion 2018 Federal Government Budget of Nigeria is to be driven under the Public Private Partnership [PPP] arrangement, the Minister of Budget and National Planning , Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma has said.
FEC approves N458m to hire Malaysian firm for economic growth plan, N27.2b for Gombe-Biu road
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N458 million for the payment of consultancy services to a Malaysian firm to facilitate the review of its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) for a period of three months.