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Government claims nation’s N24.38tr debt profile sustainable
The Federal Government stated yesterday that there was no cause for alarm over the country’s rising debt profile. Nigeria’s total debt profile as at December 31, 2018 was N24.387 trillion, showing an increase of 12.25 ....
Minister allays fears over 2019 budget oil price benchmark
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, on Wednesday in Abuja allayed fears over the oil price benchmark for the 2019 budget.
Government borrows N1.16 trillion from equity market
To finance its fiscal and infrastructure deficits owing to paucity of funds, the Federal Government had borrowed about N1.16 trillion from the equities market in 2018, including the maiden N100 billion Sukuk designed to fund critical road network across the country.
Population explosion caused by farmers’ increasing procreation, says Lokpobiri
Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri, has said farmers who leverage on the successes...
I’m yet to get National Assembly nod on 2019 budget, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari says he is yet to get a date from the National Assembly for the presentation of the 2019 appropriation bill.The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, who made the disclosure yesterday in Abuja,...
Economic document, expectations and govt’s appraisal
The launch of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) attracted not only applause, but renewed optimism on the country’s possible return...
Government assures of resuscitating economy to boost job creation
Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma has said that the Federal Government is making good progress in its efforts to revive and resuscitate the economy.
FG disburses over N120 billion to 800,000 farmers
The Nigerian government said it has disbursed over N120 billion to about 800,000 farmers in the country since the commencement of Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP). Minister of Economic planning and budget, Udoma Udo Udoma, made the disclosure at the 42nd Annual Conference of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) in Lagos on…
Minister assures Nigerians of internet connectivity in all 774 LGs in 4years
Nigeria's minister for budget and national planning Udoma Udo Udoma said all 774 local government areas in the country will have internet connectivity in the next four years. The minister gave the assurance while speaking at the 42nd Annual Conference of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) in Lagos on Thursday. “One…
Poor infrastructure development bane of economic growth, says ACEN
The Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria (ACEN) has urged stakeholders and government to enact policies that will address infrastructural deficits in the country.