Category: Economy

FAAC Shares N604 Bn Oct Allocation between FG, States, LGAs
Economy

FAAC Shares N604 Bn Oct Allocation between FG, States, LGAs

The Federal Ministry of Finance has disclosed that a sum of N604 billion has been shared between the three tiers of government as the allocation for the month of October. Nigeria News World gathered that the N604.004 billion shared included the cost of collection to Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Department for Petroleum Resources (DPR), and […]

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Oyetola Presents N109.855bn 2021 Budget, Unveils 4Es Plans for Youths Photo Credit: Osun News Room
Economy

Oyetola Presents N109.855bn 2021 Budget, Unveils 4Es Plans for Youths

The Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday presented a total sum of one hundred and nine billion, eight hundred and fifty-five million, fifty-four thousand, six hundred and forty naira (N109,855,054,640.00) as 2021 appropriation estimates to the State House of Assembly. This is even as the Governor unveiled a bumper plan of […]

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Imagine a Lagos without the Igbo – says Wole Soyinka in his letter JAIPUR, INDIA - JANUARY 22: The Road readings by Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka (right) at DSC Jaipur Literature Festival 2010. (Photo by Ramesh Sharma/The India Today Group via Getty Images)
Economy

Imagine a Lagos without the Igbo – says Wole Soyinka in his letter

The Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka who spoke on the issue regarding the Yoruba telling the Igbos to leave the South Western part of Nigeria. In his letter, the renowned Professor said the Yoruba should imagine a Lagos State without the Igbos. The letter goes thus; “But I always find it utterly ludicrous when […]

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President Buhari to Present 2021 Budget on Thursday File Photo of President Muhammadu Buhari
Economy, Governance

President Buhari to Present 2021 Budget on Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to present the budget for the year 2021 to the legislative arms of Nigerian government at a joint sitting of the National Assembly on Thursday, 8th of October, 2020. The plan was disclosed in a letter addressed to the National Assembly and read by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan at […]

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Kwara State Governor, Abdulrazaq Flag Off Micro-Loan Support for Traders Kwara State Governor, Mr. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, at the flag off of the micro-loan support project. Credit: Twitter/RealAARahman
Economy

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrazaq Flag Off Micro-Loan Support for Traders

The Kwara state government, under the leadership of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, flag off the disbursement of micro-loan support for traders across the state. Governor Abdulrazaq disclosed this in a statement made available on his Twitter handle on Friday. According to him, the disbursement which has kicked off and to be benefited by 21,623 traders across […]

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Sanwo-Olu Launches N5bn COVID-19 Recovery Fund for Private Schools File Photo of Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu of Lagos state
COVID-19, Economy

Sanwo-Olu Launches N5bn COVID-19 Recovery Fund for Private Schools

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has launched a N5 billion COVID-19 recovery fund project for private schools in the state. The governor disclosed the commencement of this project in a tweet made available on his Twitter handle on Friday. According to Governor Sanwo-Olu, the project is to relief the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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NLC to embark on protest as court bars strike action
Economy, Leadership

NLC to embark on protest as court bars strike action

The loggerhead between the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the federal government get tougher as the NLC set to proceed with the mass action scheduled for Monday, 28th September. NLC made this pronouncement after the Federal government obtained a fresh order from the court, barring the NLC and trade union from embarking on their planned […]

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