Union wants BPE excluded from DisCos performance review
To conduct an unbiased final periodic review of the performance of the privatised electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos), by December 31, 2019...
Bank of Agriculture to get N250 billion lifeline
The Federal Government yesterday said that it would boost the operations of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA), with N250 billion to enable it to grant credit access to farmers.
Youths are my backbone, says NCP presidential candidate
Presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP), Dr. Tanko Yunusa, has described the youth as his backbone.He disclosed this in a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary and Director of Publications, Dr. Emmanuel Okereke....
Alakali emerges NCP Benue North East Senatorial candidate
Prof. Joseph Alakali has emerged the Senatorial Candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP) for Benue North East District. Alakali was declared winner of the primaries conducted in Makurdi through affirmative voice vote. In his acceptance speech, Alakali said: ‘‘We are committed to the party’s ideology and will work towards eradicating poverty in the land…
Worries over Buhari’s decline to sign electoral bill
Opposition parties have expressed the fear that that the coming 2019 general elections may not be free, fair and credible as expected due to the persistent refusal...
Privatisation Council appoints transaction advisers for BPE
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP), has approved the appointment of advisers for three transactions undertaken by the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), for the current year, as part of the Federal Government’s reform strategy.
Government mulls palliatives for non-performing privatised firms
The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has announced plans to assist non-performing state-owned privatised firms. BPE Director General, Mr. Alex Okoh, made this disclosure yesterday at a stakeholders and investors forum in Abuja. He listed some of the palliatives to include waivers and the adjustment of other fiscal and monetary policies that are capable of…
FG reiterates commitment to promoting businesses
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has reiterated the commitment of the present administration to promoting the participation of the private sector in Nigeria’s strategic economic agenda.