British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Sunday conceded she should have "laid the ground better" for last month's debt-fuelled mini-budget, which slashed taxes for the wealthiest and prompted market turmoil.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday charged National Assembly members of the state’s extraction to revisit a contract awarded by deceased President Umaru Yar’Adua for the dredging of River Benue but was not executed.
Housing is regarded as a significant economic asset because it plays an important role in most societies' socio-cultural, but more importantly, economic status. Without mincing words, the provision of decent housing should be the hallmark of every civilized society and one of the criteria for measuring development. Unfortunately, despite the policies, institutions, and regulations put in place by various administrations since independence, the availability of decent and affordable housing in Nigeria remains one of the most difficult challenges the country faces.
Since its inception in 2005 by virtue of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) microfinance policy which made provision for short-term financing to MSME’s, microfinance banks have played a significant role in the growth and development of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, which in turn has boosted the operations of these businesses in terms of capacity and growth