#EndSARS: Delta Govt. postpones 2021 budget presentation to House of Assembly

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Delta Government on Thursday postponed its proposed 2021 budget presentation to the House of Assembly due to the ongoing youths protests, tagged “#EndSARS’’. The reports that Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa had initially slated the presentation for Wednesday but moved it to Thursday due to the protests. The youth on Wednesday held the Delta State House of […]

Senate Appropriation Committee to begin processing 2021 budget estimates Oct.16

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The Senate Committee on Appropriation says it will begin the processing of the 2021 budget estimates on Oct. 16. Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Barau Jibril (APC Kano), made the disclosure while unveiling the timetable for processing of 2021 budget estimates by the National Assembly. He said the timetable was harmonised by the Senate and the […]

African Economic Congress opens portal to select credible entrepreneurs

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The African Economic Congress (AEC) has opened a portal to select credible entrepreneurs through its African Startup Challenge. Mrs Nancy Illoh-Nnaji, Chief Executive Officer of the congress, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. Illoh-Nnaji explained that African Start-up Challenge was an entrepreneurship sustenance body of the Economic Congress tasked with discussing […]

Debate on 2021 budget: Senators call for infrastructure development

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As debate on the 2021 appropriation bill of N13.08 trillion entered the second day, senators have called for infrastructure development in the country to make life easy for citizens. Leading the debate on the general principles of the bill on Wednesday during plenary, Senate Leader Yahaya Abdullahi announced continuation of the budget consideration by the […]

NSE: Market capitalisation rises N3bn

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) recorded marginal growth on Tuesday, appreciating by 0.02 per cent on renewed bargain hunting to halt downward posture of four consecutive trading sessions. Specifically, the All-Share Index increased by 6.55 points or 0.02 per cent to close at 28,344.04 compared with 28,337.49 posted on Monday. Similarly, the market capitalisation which […]

FG delivering 19 roads projects across Nigeria via PPP—Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that by adopting Public Private Partnership’s (PPP) cost-effective measures, the Federal Government is delivering 19 road projects across the six geo-political zones in the country totaling 780.15km. Osinbajo’s spokesman’s Laolu Akande, in a statement, said the Vice President spoke at a webinar on Public-Private Partnerships on Tuesday. The webinar […]

FG to double airports by 2023—Sirika

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The Federal Government has said it would double the number of airports in the country before the end of 2023 to enhance air connectivity and boost the nation’s economy. Minister of Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika said this while responding to questions during the Public Presentation of the 2021 Budget Proposal on Tuesday in Abuja. The […]