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Gap In Funding Dilapidated Structures in North East Worries Gov Mohammmed

Asiya Umar Adam Governor Bala Mohammad of Bauchi state has lamented the huge gap in fund for rehabilitating dilapidated structures caused by insurgency in the North East Region. Mohammmed lamented at the Mid Term Review Meeting of the Federal Government

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Market Traders Task Okonjo-Iweala To Expand Nigerian Trade Frontiers

The Market Traders Association of Nigeria (MATAN) has advised the new Director General (DG) of World Trade organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to expand the frontiers of Nigerian traders in global commercial activities. The President of the association, Alhaji Jamilu

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AfDB, EIB Sign Agreement To Promote Economic Growth, Support For African Investment

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a Joint Action Plan to strengthen cooperation between both banks and support investment across Africa. The signing ceremony for the Joint Action Plan with

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Buhari Orders MDAs, Others to Grant Access to FIRS for Tax Collection

Mariam Sanni, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has mandated ministries, departments, agencies and business enterprises to grant access to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to their systems for the purposes of tax collection nationwide.  In a statement by the Director

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Youth Development Will Grow Nigerian Economy-Minister

Joel Ajayi The Minister of Youth and Sports  Development  Mr. Sunday Dare has reiterated the Federal Government total commitment to the development of the youths, saying that it is a panacea to national  economic growth. Speaking in Lagos during an interactive session with  Youth Correspondents,  Mr. Dare

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AfDB Presidency: Buhari Assures Adesina Of Nigeria’s Support

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will stand solidly behind Dr Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The President made his position known at State House, Abuja, on Tuesday, when he

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Reps Approve Buhari’s Loan Request

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari. The House Committee on Aids, Loans and Debt Management,  had presented its report through the Chairman, Rep. Ahmed Safana (APC-Katsina) at the House Committee on Supply. Safana observed

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FG Seeks $3.5bn From IMF, AfDB To Support Implementation Of 2020 Budget

The Federal Government says it has applied for $3.5 billion request from International Monetary Fund (IMF) and African Development Bank (AfDB) to access concessional funding to support the implementation of the 2020 Budget. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National

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COVID-19: AfDB Raises $3bn Social Bond

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The African Development Bank (AfDB) has raised three billion dollars three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact of Covid-19 pandemic in Africa. The bank’s Communication and External Relations Department made this known in

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Adesina Bags 2019 African Of The Year Award

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB) has won 2019 African of the Year Award by African Leadership Magazine in South Africa. In a speech delivered by the publisher of the magazine, Ken Giami and made available

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