Some Economic analysts on Thursday in Lagos described as “reasonable” the decision by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to retain the Monetary Policy Rates (MPR). The Committee had on July 20, left the MPR, popularly called lending rate, unchanged at 12.5 per cent. The other policy rates were […]
By Babajide Komolafe The Naira depreciated further to N473 per dollar in early morning trades in the Lagos segment of the parallel market, according to naijabdcs.com platform of the Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON). This represents 50 kobo loss when compared to the closing rate of N472 per dollar yesterday. Cumulatively,Read
By Sola Ogundipe As the world continues to battle the outbreak of COVID-19, a family planning expert has called for actions to sustain progress made in sexual and reproductive health as well as the need to check unintended pregnancies, reduce maternal deaths, and population explosion. Speaking during a webinar on the 2020 World Population DayRead
…Slashes Original Budget To N176.61B From N215.82B By Femi Bolaji – Jalingo The sum of N22,231,687,513 has been allocated by Taraba state government to combat COVID-19 from its budget. The sum was included in the Taraba state’s reviewed budget of 2020 which currently stands at N176,616,318,475. The state Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Solomon ElishaRead
AS the federal government gets set to replace the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) with a new economic plan, the Nigerian Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP), reports from both government sources and private sector assessment have indicated massive failures in the ERGP across almost all the target points.
The post N6.4trn ERGP expenditure fails to meet set targets
By Bashir Bello KANO – A Twenty-Five-year-old man identified as Ashiru Musa Danrimi has allegedly stabbed himself to death with a knife in Kano State as his fiancee jilted him by settling down for marriage with another man. It was gathered that the incident leading to the death of the member of a Neighborhood watch,Read More
Thirty-five Nigerians arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja from France via @airfrance flight AF0936 on Sunday. According to the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission’s (NIDCOM) Twitter handle, @NCDCgov, the flight landed with other 32 nationals from European countries. “@airfrance flight AF0936 conveying 35 Nigerians from France and other European countries with 32 other Nationals arrived NnamdiRead