NGF Chairman Praises Yuguda
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The Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum, Chief Servant and Governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu has praised the Supervising Minister of National Planning, Ambassador Bashir Yuguga for his vital contributions to the process of returning the nation to strategic planning.
The Governor who made the remark in Minna yesterday at the Presentation of the draft Niger State Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to the state executive council noted that the choice of Yuguda to head the National Planning Commission has yielded the desired dividends.
DPRS Meeting holds in Minna
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The Supervising Minister of National Planning, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, has advised public and private institutions in Nigeria to embrace the culture of strategic planning as a means of achieving evidence-based growth and development goals.
Amb. Yuguda stated that the National Planning Commission had spearheaded Nigeria's return to strategic development planning, after about three decades of abandonment, adding that strategic planning is
a very useful reform based management tool of economic governance the world over.
YUGUDA URGES FG, STATES COLLABORATION ON JOB CREATION POLICIES
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The Supervising Minister of National Planning, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, has called for strategic collaboration between the Federal and State governments towards initiating appropriate policies and programmes for job creation and ensuring equality income distribution.
Ambassador Yuguda made this call last weekend in Bauchi at the meeting of the National Council on Development Planning (NCDP), which he presided over with States' Commissioners of Planning/Chairmen of Planning Agencies as members.
NPC and NEPAD Collaboration
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The National Planning Commission and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) have agreed to collaborate more in the area of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of government projects and programmes towards the realisation of the Transformation Agenda and other national plans.
The development follows a call for closer co-operation between the two agencies by the Special Adviser to the President on NEPAD, Ambassador Fidelia Njeze while paying a courtesy visit on the Supervising Minister of National Planning, Ambassador Bashir yuguda, Thursday 15, May, 2014 in his office.
STRATEGIC PLANNING, CRITICAL TO JOB CREATION, ECONOMIC GROWTH
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The Secretary to the National Planning Commission, Ntufam Fidelis Ugbo, esq, has reiterated the importance of strategic planning in Nigeria and described it as a tool for economic development and also critical for inclusive growth
Barrister Ugbo, stated this at the opening of the 2014 Meetings of Joint Planning Board (JPB) and National Council on Development Planning (NCDP), in Bauchi, Wednesday, 23 April, 2014
The 2014 meetings of the JPB and NCDP, has the theme "National Strategic Planning for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development: Fostering Job Creation and Equity"
FG ADOPTS HARMONISED PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE
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The Federal Government has adopted a new performance management system (PMS) in the public service as a means of promoting good governance and achieving effective service delivery in line with the present government's transformation agenda and the NV20:2020.
The adoption of the harmonised version Tuesday followed the presentation of the report of the tripartite committee comprising National Planning Commission, Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation and the Federal Civil Service Commission that worked on the harmonisation of the performance management system framework.
FG HAS MADE NECESSARY SECURITY PLANS FOR WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM AFRICA MEETING- AMB YUGUDA
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The Federal Government has reassured the international community of the safety of all participants during the World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa meeting scheduled to hold in Abuja next month.
The Supervising Minister of National Planning, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda who made this known at a briefing in his office on Thursday, April 17, 2014, also thanked the international community for their implicit confidence on the country and its economy, adding that the Government is doing its best to protect its citizens as well as foreigners.
EU COMMITS N4.6B TO SUPPORT FG'S CIVIL SERVICE REFORMS
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The reform process of the Nigeria public service received a boost with the European Union committing 20 million Euros (N4.46 Billion) towards the coordination of the programme reform process, policy development and civil service administration reform in Nigeria
The Supervising Minister of National Planning Ambassador Bashir Yuguda made this known, Tuesday 6th, May, 2014 during the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and inauguration of the project steering committee for the EU Support to Federal Governance Reform Programme (SUFEGOR) in Nigeria,
REBASING NIGERIA'S GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP)
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NBS has completed nine sectoral surveys to be used as key inputs in the rebased GDP estimates: Transportation, Real Estate, Private Education, Construction, Hotels, Manufacturing, Mining, Private Health Services, and Business Services. Results from the surveys are currently undergoing internal validation after which external experts by sector are expected to join NBS for technical discussions on the survey results.
- FG REAFFIRMS COMMITTMENT TO DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF QUALITY SECTORAL POLICIES IN NIGERIA
- WE NEED ACCURATE DATA FOR STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PLANS - YUGUDA
- EDUCATION, KEY TO REALISING NV20:2020 SAYS PLANNING MINISTER AS 20TH NIGERIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT OPENS IN ABUJA
- HOUSE OF REPS COMMITTEE COMMENDS YUGUDA FOR GOOD WORK AT NATIONAL PLANNING
- FG, GATE FOUNDATION SIGN MOU TO SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT
- FG, DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS DIALOGUE TO PROMOTE BETTER MANAGEMENT OF MIGRATION IN NIGERIA
- 20TH ECONOMIC SUMMIT TO FOCUS ON EDUCATION - YUGUDA
- FG, EU SIGN N6bn SUPPORT FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY