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WAPP To Create Liquidity Enhancement Fund As Chairman Lauds Financial Transparency

The West African Power Pool (WAPP), is planning to create a Liquidity Enhancement Revolving Fund, LERF, for the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Market. Chairman, Executive Board of WAPP, Engr. Dr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz, stated this at the weekend, during the 54th…

Senate Summons CBN Governor Emefiele Amid Naira Free Fall

The Senate, on Wednesday, resolved to summon the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, to educate and inform senators in a closed session on the reasons for the rapid depreciation of the value of the naira…

N400bn Approved For Poverty Reduction, Osinbajo-led Committee

The National Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy (NPRGS) says N400 billion has been approved for various poverty reduction schemes in 2022. Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa spoke with State House correspondents after a meeting of the National Steering Committee of…

CNG Tackles Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Over Planned Privatisation Of Ihovbor, Olorunsogo, Omotosho And Geregu Power Plants

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has said that it is alarmed by the over insistence of Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on pushing the plan by the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) and Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) to…

Proper Implementation Of Executive Order 5 Panacea For Nigerian Economic Resuscitation – NMDC DG

The Director General of the National Metallurgical Development Centre, NMDC, Prof. Linus Asuquo has spoken on the need for collaboration among government agencies in order to realize the objectives of the Presidential Executive Order 5. Professor Asuquo made this disclosure…

eNaira Hackathon Registration To Open This Month

A date has been set for the commencement of Registration for the eNaira hackathon. It is geared towards conceiving innovative solutions for the newly launched digital currency in Nigeria. It is being organised by an innovative hub established to identify…

Polaris Bank Partner Lagos State Employment Trust Fund To Launch N1b Fund To Empower Artisans in Lagos

Polaris Bank and the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) have partnered to provide N1 billion fund to artisans operating in Lagos state. Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) was established by The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Law 2016…

Diaspora: NiDCOM, AfDB To Partner On Trust Fund, Investment, Training, Others

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday agreed to partner on many areas of Diaspora development in Africa. At a parley in Abuja, Hon.( Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission…

Why You Must Sack Emefiele Now – CNPP, CNCSOS To Buhari

The Conference Of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) and a coalition of civil society groups under the umbrella body, Coalition Of National Civil Society Organisations (CNCSOS) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately relieve the Governor of Central Bank of…

Top Achievements of QS. Mannir Yakubu As Commissioner for Agriculture in Katsina State

The Deputy Governor of Katsina State, QS. Mannir Yakubu recently resigned his appointment as the Commissioner of Agriculture and Natural Resources in the state to pursuit of a higher political office in compliance with Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act…