NISER canvasses power sector reform to curb rural-urban drift
The Federal Government has been urged to give more impetus to rural electrification projects across the country to promote rural industrialisation and curb rural-urban drift.
Research Institutes strike underscore FG’s lip service to agric
As the indefinite strike action of Joint Unions of Research Institutes and Allied Institutions in the country enters its fifth week, there is no hope in sight of early resolution, as the parties are yet to reach a common ground.
Summit unveils ways to boost textile industry
The Nigeria Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) has advised the Federal Government to be strategic in its relationship with the World Trade Organisation (WTO). It said trade liberalisation policies by the WTO had not revamped the country’s textile sector.
Presidency denies alleged 81 percent Buhari’s appointments in favour of North
The Presidency, yesterday, denied a media report, which claimed that 81 percent of President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointments have been in favour of the north.
Minister affirms Federal Government's commitment to economic recovery, growth plan
Despite exiting recession, a lot is still required by the Federal Government to realise the full promise of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan...
Research institute canvasses early disbursements to ease recession
To cushion the effects of recession, the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) has canvassed timely release of funds to boost operations of micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs).
Lean options, as government moves to ramp up revenue from taxes
As Nigeria continues to reel under the pangs of revenue slump, making it impossible for the realization of the expected funding target for the 2016 Federal Government N6.07t Budget, the Central Bank of Nigeria ...