DisCos’ tariffs hanging fire
I don’t speak for Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo but on this occasion I wish to say with certainty that he, like many of us, cannot be happy with the 100 per cent increase in electricity tariff that...
Osinbajo, NASS leadership confer on planned hike on electricity tariff
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the proposed increase in electricity tariff.
What you need to know about the Nigeria economic sustainability plan
The Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP), approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on June 24, 2020, was developed by the Economic Sustainability Committee
Halting slide into higher unemployment, poverty levels
When Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo announced that about 39.4 million Nigerians, or 33.6 per cent of Nigeria’s population may be left without jobs by the end of 2020, if the country failed to take proactive measures, many experts and employers acknowledged that the reality had just dawned on the leaders and limits of propaganda reached.
Osibanjo's economic committee recommends suspension of NYSC camps
The Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) led by Nigeria vice president Yemi Osinbajo has recommended the suspension of orientation camp exercises of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for two years. “The immediate focus in the Education sector is to address the disruptions caused by the pandemic and ensuing social distancing measures at all levels of…
‘Nigeria’s socio-economic performance plunged in last four years’
The Organised Private Sector (OPS) yesterday declared that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s performance in the socio-economic and welfare perspective plunged in the last four years between 2015 and 2019.
39.4m people may lose jobs to COVID-19, Osinbajo panel warns
From the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo-led Committee on Economic Sustainability Plan came warning that about 39.4 million people might be unemployed by the end of 2020, if the government failed to take preemptive measures.
Osinbajo opens Zaki-Biam yam market
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the multi-million naira international yam market in Zaki-Biam, Ukum Council, Benue State, promising that the Federal government will provide roads and street lights in the market.
Federal Government inaugurates first gold refining company
The Federal Government, Tuesday, inaugurated Nigeria’s first Gold and precious Metals Refining Conglomerate, an operation of Dukia Gold a Precious Metals Raw Materials Buying Program in collaboration with Heritage Bank.
Beyond COVID-19 palliatives for small businesses
The Federal Government’s move to roll out new set of palliatives for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) is commendable, as millions of such businesses have no support in any form despite being the bedrock of the economy, the execution plan is the challenge at the moment.