AUGUST 29th 2017
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PMB, Adeosun, Emefiele Meet Over Economy, Budget Performance
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, her Budget and National Planning counterpart, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma and governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, to deliberate on the state of the nation’s economy.
Details In Leadership Newspaper Page 1&6
Nigeria To Save N3trn From Locally Sourced Raw Materials – Onu
Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu has said that government is currently implementing a strategy that would help the country save up to N3 trillion in the next five years through the use of locally made raw materials as against imported ones.
Details In Leadership Newspaper Page 7
Buhari says economy improving, Labour Party disagrees
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said he was pleased with the progress being witnessed in all sectors of the economy.
He expressed gladness that things were looking up after two years of what he called serious hard work.
Details In Punch Newspaper Page 10
CBN Injects Additional $250m into Forex Market
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday continued its intervention in the interbank foreign exch
ange market to the tune of $250million in three segments of the market.
Details InThis Day Newspaper Page 30
W’Bank: Nigeria, Others Require $150bn to Achieve Clean Water
The World Bank has said countries need to quadruple spending to $150 billion a year to deliver universal safe water and sanitation, helping to reduce childhood disease and deaths while boosting economic growth.
Foreign investors stake $291m in Nigeria’s oil sector
FOREIGN investment inflow into the Nigerian oil and gas industry rose to $291.47 million in the first six months of the year, between January and June 2017, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS.
Details In Vanguard Newspaper Page24