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27 Jul 2021
About eight months ago, the National Economic Council (NEC) headed by Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) directed each state of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory
16 Oct 2020
The National Economic Council (NEC) has asked governors to supervise the newly formed police tactical units and other security agencies in their states. NEC made this resolution at the end of its fifth virtual meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The council also directed the immediate establishment of…
7 May 2020
The Director General of Global Initiative for Good Governance, Dr. Emeka Kalu has said that he threw his weight behind Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in 2019 because of his believe in his leadership capabilities and ingenuity
6 May 2020
Accordingly, we can begin a review of the Lockdown to in the short term: relieve the populace of the pressure associated with the inability to engage in economic, social
12 Feb 2020
A recent plan by the National Economic Council (NEC) under the Chairmanship of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, to consider the possibility of borrowing from the Contributory Pension Funds
25 Jan 2020
The National Economic Council (NEC) has welcomed a call from stakeholders to halt malnutrition and related issues in Nigeria.
20 Dec 2019
Indications emerged yesterday that the National Economic Council (NEC) is to invest N2tr of contributory pension funds to facilitate the development of infrastructure, especially roads and power. A summary of monthly pension funds for August released on October 15, 2019, indicate that Nigeria’s pension funds have grown to N9.44tr. Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu who…
21 Nov 2019
The National Economic Council (NEC) has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to look into the ownership structure of power distribution companies.
20 Sep 2019
The National Economic Council (NEC), chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the N100 billion budget for the National Livestock Transformation Programme (NLTP) does not accommodate foreign pastoralists.
19 Aug 2019
Benue Government says it is not opposed to the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) recently approved by the National Economic Council (NEC).
24 May 2019
The out-going Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari, says the increasing rate of unproductive population in the country constitutes a time bomb and must be addressed. Yari, who is also the out-going governor of Zamfara, stated this during the valedictory session of the National Economic Council (NEC) held at the State…
16 Jan 2019
Controversies dogging the new national minimum wage of N30,000 may not be laid to rest anytime soon, as the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will consult with the National Economic Council (NEC) tomorrow at meeting on the matter. The resolution to meet with governors was reached yesterday at an extra-ordinary FEC session presided over by President…

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