FG, STATES MEET TO VALIDATE DRAFT INFRASTRUCTURE MASTER PLAN (NIIMP)
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A National Validation Meeting on the draft National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan (NIIMP) was held over the week end between the National Planning Commission and States'
Honourable Commissioners of Planning with a view to finalising the NIIMP draft.
The meeting which was organised by the NPC, was a follow up to the resolution arrived at during the last meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) held in June, 2014, where the Governors agreed to further look at the document and make their inputs accordingly.
NIGERIAN INFORMAL SECTOR HAS GREAT POTENTIAL, CONTRIBUTES 58% TO ECONOMY
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The Supervising Minister of National Planning, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda has said that, the Informal sector in Nigeria has great potential and is contributing to the nation's GDP growth aspirations by providing employment for Nigeria's teeming youth’s population and reducing poverty
The minister stated this, Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the opening of a stakeholders' validation workshop on the report of the pilot study on the informal sector conducted by the National Planning Commission and Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER)
NPC, SURE-P EMBARK ON VERIFICATION VISIT OF PROJECTS
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National Planning Commission and Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P), have embarked on verification visits to Projects currently being implemented by various SURE-P Project Implementation Units (PIUs) across the six geo - polical zones.
The SURE-P Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Unit is domicile at the NPC, being the government national coordinating agency responsible for the overall national development.
The Federal Government created a national M & E department in NPC
EU GIVES N112 BILLION TO DEVELOP NORTH, BOOST POWER SUPPLY, DEMOCRACY
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The bid to revive the declining economy and the social sectors in the north as well as improve power supply and deepen democracy nationwide received a boost last weekend with the finalisation of 512 million Euros (about N112 billion) European Union grant to Nigeria.
The deal was sealed yesterday (Friday 20th June, 2014) in Nairobi, Kenya at the signing ceremony of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) National Indicative
NPC PARASTATALS GET GOVERNING BOARD MEMBERS
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Governing Board Members for the only three (3) Parastatals of the National Planning Commission have been approved by the Presidency.
The three Parastatals under the Commission are; National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Center for Management Development (CMD) and National Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER)
In a statement by the Secretary to the Commission, Ntufam Fidelis Ugbo,Esq, the Honourable Minister/Deputy Chairman, National Planning Commission, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, will Inaugurate the Governing Boards Members on Thursday June 12, 2014.
YUGUDA INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF NPC's PARASTATALS, AS HOUSE SEEKS INVOLVEMENT OF COMMISSION IN BUDGET FORMULATION
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The Governing Boards Members of the only three NPC's Parastatals, have been inaugurated by the Supervising Minister of National Planning, Amb Bashir Yuguda, Thursday, June 12th, 2014
The inauguration of the governing boards of the parastatals, was followed by a call by the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on National Planning, Honourable Bethel Amadi, for a more involvement of the National Planning Commission in the budget processes and formulation.
Honourable Amadi, emphatically lamented that, the National Planning Commission's roles have been usurped in Nigeria.
AMB YUGUDA URGES CHINESE SUPPORT TO CHECK INFLUX OF SUB STANDARD IMPORTS
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The Supervising Minister of National Planning, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda has urged the Chinese authorities to take proactive measures to discourage the production of substandard products which are imported into the country.
The Minister who made this call during a courtesy call to his office by the new Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Gu Xiaojie also praised Nigeria, China diplomatic relations, stressing that both nations are enjoying mutually beneficial cultural and economic ties.
FG REVIEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS TO IMPROVE DEVELOPMENT
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A dialogue forum between the National Planning Commission and International Development Partners was held in Abuja over the week end to review the partnerships between the federal government and the development partners, with a view to bring about a more coordinated national development.
The Supervising Minister of National Planning, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, who presided over the session stated that, the meeting was aimed at improving partnership for better national development and social - economic transformation
‘SEEFOR PROJECT WILL CREATE 25000 JOBS IN NIGER DELTA’ - AMB. YUGUDA
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The Federal Government in collaboration with the World Bank and the European Union(EU), will create 25,000 jobs in 4 Niger Delta States in the next 5 years through the SEEFOR Project
Four states in the Niger Delta region, namely; Bayelsa, Edo, Delta and Rivers, have been selected under the SEEFOR Project aimed at tackling issues of governance and unemployment
SEEFOR stands for States Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) Project.
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