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FG Okays NIN Verification Fees for Passports

The Federal Government has approved three types of fees for Nigerians to pay for the verification of their National Identity Numbers (NIN) to expedite the processing of their passports. The…

Federal Government Estimates 2023 National Census will Cost N400b

The Nigerian government has revealed that the census in 2023 will cost N400 billion. The 2023 National Population and Housing Census will be held from March 29 to April 1,…

Travel Agencies Lose $500m in 2022, Appeal to Govt. to Follow Bilateral Air Services Agreement

Travel agents in Nigeria operating under the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) reported losses of $500 million in 2022. According to NANTA, the loss was due to a…

FG to Establish Free Trade Zone in Ekiti

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to making Ekiti State a significant free trade zone in Nigeria by assisting the state in establishing an economic and knowledge-free zone from…

Bank Loans to FG, Private Sector Totaled N15.5tr in 11 Months

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has statistics that show that overall credit to the Nigerian economy, comprising the Federal Government and the private sector, increased to a staggering N15.48…

Nigerian Government Plans to Raise Civil Servants’ Wages

The Nigerian government, Tuesday, said it is planning to increase the salaries of civil servants in the country. The Nigerian Civil Service consists of employees in Nigerian government agencies other…

FG Seeks N1trn Cash Advance from CBN

On Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari requested that the Senate evaluate and approve the Central Bank of Nigeria’s advance of N1 trillion to the Federal Government (CBN). A cash advance is…

Federal Government Flags off Microsoft Digital Skills Program

In line with the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy for a Digital Nigeria, the Nigerian government has flagged off the 5 million Microsoft High Demand Skills Training Program &…

FG to Convert CBN Loans to Bonds over a 40-year Period

Government's contingent liabilities as a share of GDP fell from 2.75% in 2020 to 2.64% in 2021

Tax Credit Scheme: MTN to Spend N202b on Enugu-Onitsha Road Construction

The Federal Government says the amount was approved to complete the outstanding works of an aggregate of 91.9km on both sides.

How Does the Nigerian Government Intend to Fund its 2023 Budget?

The 2023 budget has further amplified the troubling fiscal outlook for the economy

Nigerian Government Spends $100m Feeding 10m School Children

According to the Federal Government, the National School Feeding Program cost approximately $100 million to feed 10 million Nigerian children. This was a part of the country’s efforts to end…

NAICOM Denies Reports on N4bn New Office Complex

Relevant approvals were secured by the commission. Provision was made in the 2022 approved annual budget of the commission for the purpose of acquiring the building for the commission.

FG to Reposition Onne Port at Maximum Capacity to Boost Trade

With its strategic location in Rivers State, Onne Port is one of the biggest oil and gas-free zones in the world.

FG Convinces Electricity Workers to Call Off Strike

NUEE Secretary General, Joe Ajaero, assured that electricity would be restored across the country tonight.