African Farmers To Receive $25 Billion For Farming – AFDB

The African Development Bank (AFDB), says it has set aside the sum of $25 billion to boost Agribusiness in Africa. Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, disclosed this through the bank’s Communication External Relation Department on Thursday at the ongoing Tokyo International Conference of African Development (TICAD) in Japan.

Osinbajo Presides Over First Economic Management Team (EMT) Meeting

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has on Wednesday, 28th August 2019 presided over the first Economic Management Team (EMT) meeting since the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for the second tenure of office.

CBN Warns Nigerians Against Fraudulent Social Media Loan Offer

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday warned Nigerians against fraudulent messages on social media requesting loan seekers and owners of small-scale businesses to apply for loans purportedly provided by the Federal Government.

FG Slashes Visa Fees For US Citizens

Barely 24 hours after the US authorities increased the cost of visa application for Nigerians under a tit for tat policy, the Nigerian government has announced the reduction in the amount payable by citizens of the United States seeking Nigerian visas.

Gov. El-Rufai Commences Payment Of New Minimum Wage In Kaduna

The Kaduna State government has said it will commence the implementation of the new national minimum wage from September 2019. It was gathered that the State Executive Council on Monday approved that payment of the new national minimum wage and consequential adjustments to civil servants should begin from 1st September 2019.

$9.6bn Judgment: Presidency Clarifies Judgment, Indicts Past Administration

The Presidency has finally moved to clarify the recent judgment of a UK Court authorizing Process and Industrial Developments Ltd. (P&ID) to seize 9.6 billion dollars in Nigerian assets, over a contract entered into by the company and Nigeria’s Ministry of Petroleum Resources in 2010.

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has explained why it accepted Dr Chris Ngige’s reappointment as the Minister of Labour and Employment despite several unresolved labour disputes in his first term. Vigil360 recalls that NLC had earlier kicked against President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision

Osinbajo Presides Over NEC Meeting In Aso Rock

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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