AUGUST 23rd 2017
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FG may adopt selective minimum wage increase –Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government may consider increasing workers’ remuneration package, especially bonuses of certain government agencies, instead of increasing wages across board.
Details In Punch Newspaper Page 28
Govt revenue declined by N183.2bn in July
The revenue accruing to the federation account from oil and non-oil sources recorded a decline of N183.26bn from N570.58bn received in the month of June to N387.31bn in July.
Details In Punch Newspaper Page 25
NBS: Nigeria Recorded $1.8bn Capital Importation in Q2
The total value of capital imported into Nigeria in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017 has been put at $1.792 billion, indicating a $884.1 million increase over the figure recorded in Q1 2017 and a growing appetite by portfolio investors in Nigerian securities.
Details In This Day Newspaper Page 1&9
Over N4bn Spent On Humanitarian Projects In Northeast – FG
The Federal Government yesterday, said it has spent over N4 billion on interventions in the humanitarian crisis ongoing in the north east.
The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole made the disclosure during the Commemoration of the 2017 World Humanitarian Day in Abuja recently.
Details In Leadership Newspaper Page12
Banking sector sheds 1,487 workers in Q2’
The banking sector in Nigeria shed 1,487 workers in the second quarter of 2017 from the total of 77, 096 staff in the sector as at the first quarter.
Details In Daily Trust Newspaper Page 13
FG, States, LG share N467.8bn Revenue Allocation
Revenue allocation for the month of July distributed to the Federal Government, States and Local Government shrinked by N185bn compared to what was shared in the for the month of June.
Ben Bem Goong
Ag. Director Information