Allegation Of AKK Contract Inflation Baseless – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has dismissed, in its entirety, the allegation that the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline Project was inflated to the tune of $1.527billion, describing the accusation by an online medium against the National Oil Company as false, baseless and unfounded. A release today in Abuja by the Corporation’s Group General Manager, […]

Emir of Kano lauds Buhari’s Economic Advisory Council

The ‎Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, ‎has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) comprising first-rate ‎professionals and academics.‎Sanusi gave the commendation on Wednesday in Kano while briefing newsmen at his Palace. The emir, ‎who described the new council  as “first class”, said the move was “timely and reflective […]

The profile of Buhari’s Economic Advisory Council members

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday constituted 8-man Economic Advisory Council, to be chaired by Prof Doyin Salami. Other members are Dr. Mohammed Sagagi (Vice-Chairman); Prof Ode Ojowu; Dr Shehu Yahaya; Dr Iyabo Masha; Prof Chukwuma Soludo; Bismark Rewane; and Dr Mohammed Adaya Salisu (Secretary). Below are the short profile of the charman and members of the […]

N-Power insulated from corruption — FG

The Federal Government said that the political will demonstrated in the execution of the N-Power programme,  insulated it from corruption and other forms of sharp practices that marred similar youth empowerment endeavours in the past. Communications Manager, National Social Investment Office (NSIO) Justice Bibiye, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said the  transparency in […]

Check your rising debt service –  IMF warns Nigeri

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned the Federal Government to be mindful of the country’s rising debt service to revenue ratio and take steps to mitigate the situation. IMF Senior Resident Representative in Nigeria Mr. Amine Mati issued the warning in Abuja at the public presentation of the “Regional Economic outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa, Capital […]