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Covid-19: Niger State To Slash 2020 Budget By 36%

Covid-19: Niger State To Slash 2020 Budget By 36%

Amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, Niger State Executive Council seeks to downsize the 2020 approved budget by 36 per cent. The State Commissioner for Budget and Planning Commission, Alhaji Mamman Musa disclosed this during post exco media briefing held at the Government House, Minna. Alhaji Musa said that the assented 2020 budget which stood at N155b […]

Covid-19: Zulum Brazes Up for Economic Downturn, Sets Up Team to Improve IGR   … Says 2020 budget will be reviewed 

In preparation for impacts from global economic downturn due to covid-19 pandemic and fall in Nigeria’s oil revenue, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State has set up a team with mandate of increasing internally generated revenue of the State . This is  through innovations, fiscal discipline, blocking of leakages and priority funding. The Governor […]

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Downturn Oil Price : Niger Gov. Wants Diversification Of Economy 

Amidst dwindling fortune of crude oil in the international market, the Niger State Governor  Abubakar Sani Bello has harped on the imperative of diversifying the State economy. This step, Governor Bello observed,  has become necessary following the inconsistency in the prices of crude oil. The Governor was speaking when he led a delegation from the […]

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Nigeria Textile Sector Welcomes Border Closure – Walid

The newly elected Life Patron of the Nigeria Textile Manufacturers Association, Senator Walid Jibrin has said the partial closure of Nigeria’s land borders by President Muhammadu Buhari is a blessing to the ailing textile industry in the country. The  Second Republic Senator told journalists in Kaduna  shortly after his election, that the border closure had […]

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Our Goal Is To Surpass Developed Countries -ADB

Africa is not only ready for the fourth industrial revolution. It is set to outdo the achievements of the developed world. That was one of the messages that emerged at a seminar hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB.org) at its headquarters in Abidjan. The event attracted Ivorian and regional ministers as well as officials, […]

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 Nigeria’s 87 % Poverty Level Is In North – Says Emir of Kano … lists myriads of problems in the region

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has told Governor Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state that the positions they held were transient and therefore, they should impact positively on people’s life. Speaking at the 60th birthday celebration of Governor Ahmad El-rufai I. Kaduna on Monday, the Emir said no leader from the north was happy due […]

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Canadian PM Meets African Leaders To Advance Conflict Resolution, Economy

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau convened a meeting for African heads of state, foreign ministers and representatives of the United Nations and other multilateral bodies on Monday to discuss ways to secure peace across the continent as a necessary condition for prosperity. Trudeau, the 2020 chair of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, called for cooperation […]

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Trump Threatens EU With ‘Very High Tariffs’ If No Trade Deal

  U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned that the United States will impose painful tariffs on imports from the European Union unless the block agrees to a trade deal. “Europe has been very, very tough to deal with,’’ Trump told U.S. broadcaster, CNBC at the World Economic Forum summit in the Swiss town of […]

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