FEC Approves, Water, Irrigation Project, Plans Fresh 100,000 Hectares

 The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved multiple projects for the Ministry of Water Resourcesto increase the scope of irrigable land in the country. The...

CBN spends N55bn to improve local food production

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says it has disbursed N55 billion to more than 250,000 farmers within two years of implementation of the Anchor Borrowers...
Senate

Reps want airline operators to respect passengers’ rights, privileges

The House of Representatives on Wednesday mandated its Committee on Aviation to liaise with relevant airline operators in the country and ensure that passengers’...

Nigeria selling 176b naira treasury bills on Wednesday -traders

 Nigeria is set to sell 176 billion naira ($576 million) of treasury bills at an auction on Wednesday, traders said. The central bank is offering...
Aminu Tambuwal

Tambuwal assents N220.5bn Sokoto budget

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday signed the 2018 appropriation bill of N220.5 billion into law. Tambuwal, while signing the bill promised to implement the...
Agro Park

Delta Govt, Two Firms Sign MoU To Set Up Agro Park

 Delta Government on Wednesday signed a joint venture agreement with two companies for the establishment of a multi-billion naira agricultural industrial park in the state. The state government...

Senate gives MDAs one week to submit budget details 

The Senate on Wednesday issued a one-week ultimatum to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to submit details of their 2018 budget proposals for consideration. Coming under a...

Oil giant Shell wins latest UK court fight over Niger Delta pollution claims

Judges in London dismissed an appeal by thousands of Nigerians who want their damages actions heard by the English courts. Last year, a judge in London...

Appeal court rules Nigerians cannot pursue Shell spill claim in England

The Court of Appeal in London ruled on Wednesday that two Nigerian communities cannot pursue Royal Dutch Shell in English courts over oil spills...

Nigeria’s inflation drops to 15.13 % in January – NBS

The inflation rate has further dropped to 15.13 per cent in January from 15.37 per cent recorded in December, 2017, National Bureau of Statistics...