Economy News Extra

LCCI Boss Harps On Agric Value Chains’ Role In Economy

The President of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, Chief (Mrs.) Nike Akande, has charged stakeholders Read More in the West African agricultural sector, particularly the national authorities, to show more commitment to the organisation of the sector’s value chains in order to meet the sub-region’s much needed quality products, export opportunities and food […]

Economy News Extra

World Bank Tasks States on Fiscal Reforms

The World Bank has urged governments at the sub-national level in the country to adopt fiscal measures, including appropriate reform initiatives, as a strategic option of reducing their growing fiscal deficits and by implication, improve quality of life of the citizenry. The Breton Woods institution gave the advice in its just published Nigeria Bi-Annual Economic […]

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Portfolio investments, others boost capital inflows in Q3- NBS

  The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported a substantial increase in the nation’s capital importation in the third quarter of this year, peaking at $4.15 billion. Capital importation is classified into three main investment types namely, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Portfolio Investment and Other Investments, with each comprising various sub-categories. The value of […]

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MTEF 2018-2020’s review won’t impede 2018 budget passage – Ahmed.

  The Federal Government has assured that the adjustments made to the 2018-2020 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper which raised the projected expenditure figures by about N1.5 trillion would not in any way distort the 2018 Appropriation Bill passage as the adjustments had been captured in the latter before its presentation to the […]