NTA News Summary: Buhari Inaugurates Economic Recovery Team

NTA News Summary  Buhari Inaugurates Economic Recovery Team The Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan has formally launched by President Muhammadu Buhari. It is aimed at not only taking the economy out of recession but also placing the country on the path of sustained, inclusive and diversified growth at a rate of at least 7…

President Buhari Launches Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) Tomorrow

Femi Adesina, Abuja: In furtherance of the current Administration’s drive to sustain and build on the successes so far recorded in tackling corruption, improving security and re-revamping the economy, President Muhammadu Buhari, will Wednesday, April 5, 2017, formally launch the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017-2020. The ceremony will take place in the Council…

Ageing Population To Be Included In Development Plan – SDGs Office

Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals Nigeria (OSSAP-SDGs) says it is working with relevant stakeholders to include the ageing population in the SDGs plan. Head of Sectors, OSSAP-SDGs, Mr Jenefaa Gillis-Harry told the New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja, that no one would be left…

Federal Competition Commission Bill to end economic recession – Speaker

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has said that the Bill for an Act establishing Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission as passed by the House on Thursday is aimed at ending the country’s economic recession. Dogara said this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Public……

“We Hear You, Loud & Clear” Ag President Tells Protesting Nigerians

Ag President, Yemi Osinbajo The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo said he and President Muhammadu Buhari have heard the suffering and pains Nigerians are going through but promised that they are working day and night to make life easier. He made this known today while speaking at a consultative forum between the Economic Management Team…

Economic Recession Will Ebb In 2017 – President Buhari

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that the current economic recession will ebb in 2017. Speaking Monday, in Abuja while declaring open an induction course organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Nigerian Career Ambassadors-designate who were recently cleared by the Senate, President Buhari said: “We are optimistic that the external…

Buhari Needs Nigerians’ Support to End Economic Woes – Kashamu

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Buruji Kashamu has urged Nigerians to support the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to get the country out of its current economic challenges. He identified bad leadership, corruption and lack of political will to save for a rainy day as some of the factors…

2017 Budget Must Ease Burden of Our People, Says Saraki

Nigeria Senate President, Bukola Saraki Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, called on the executive arm of government to work to ensure that the 2017 budget truly ease the burden of Nigerians. Saraki in his welcome address during the formal presentation of the presentation of the 2017 Appropriation Bill before a joint session…

Four Billion People Lack Internet Access

Almost four billion people still lack access to online platform through the internet, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs says, pledging to tackle the divide. Lenni Montiel, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development at the department, stated this on Tuesday at the 11th annual UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF), which opened in Jalisco, Mexico. Montiel…

Charly Boy Writes Another Open Letter To Buhari

Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’ has written yet another open letter to the president, Muhammadu Buhari on the present economic conditions in the country. He wrote: Mr President Sir, I trust that this meets you well.I know it has not been easy since you came on board, so many wahalas, so much yawa,…