Remodelled YouWiN to mobilise N2.5 billion for SMEs
The move to give small businesses in the country the required support for take-off and survival may have received fresh boost as the retooled pet project of the current administration - YouWiN! Connect is targeting a N2.5 billion funding under co-investment model.
Agric sector gets boost of $65.9m private financing
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, under whose watch this progress was recorded, has expressed the full commitment of his ministry “towards the development of the agricultural sector.”
Adeosun visits IITA, advocates youths engagement in agric
The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has identified youth engagement in agriculture as the main key to job creation and food security in the country.
Economic recovery plan: Government must frontally face issues of revenue generation, mobilisation, says Adeosun
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has said that the best road map to economic recovery for Nigeria is to frontally and finally face other sources of revenue generation and mobilization from taxes and by encouraging local production, instead of relying on oil and borrowings.
N-Power: Government considers 7,500 graduates as tax officers
On effective monitoring of the scheme, Adeosun disclosed that a barometer had been put in place, adding that the overriding mission remains that most Nigerians were aware of their civil duty of paying tax as when and where due.
Dabiri-Erewa urges Nigerians to buy in to $300 million diaspora bond
The Debt Management Office (DMO) had announced the commencement of a global offering of Nigeria’s first Diaspora Bond by filing a registration statement for the bonds with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Minister of finance visits IITA, ADB-funded agri-business empowerment programme
Nigerian Minister of Finance, Honorable Kemi Adeosun, visited the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on 10 June to learn about the IITA Agripreneurs Program (IYA) and the African Development Bank-funded ENABLE Youth (Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment) Program. The Minister and her party were welcomed by IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga and senior staff,…
The power sector and the current government
At its inception on May 29, 2015, the government of the All Progressives Congress (APC), otherwise the government of President Muhammadu Buhari listed three major areas in which it hoped to make immediate and lasting impact.
FG releases details of first tranche Paris Club N516.38b refund to states
The Federal Government has released a state-by-state breakdown of the first tranche of Paris Club refunds paid to date, amounting to over N516. billion. The details were contained in a statement yesterday by the Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Alhaji Nai'Inna Salisu Dambatta. According to the statement, the payments were made to the…