2023 survey: Tinubu will not move federal capital from Abuja to Lagos, says APC PCC | The Guardian Nigeria News

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council says Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will not move the federal capital from Abuja to Lagos if he is elected in the 2023 presidential election. Bayo Onanuga, director of media and public relations for the APC Presidential Campaign Council, issued a statement accusing the opposition People’s Democratic Party … Read more

Buhari writes Senate seeks legal framework for social investment program | The Guardian Nigeria News

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate seeking legalization and institutionalization of Nigeria’s social investment program, NSIP. In the letter to Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Buhari called on the Senate to consider and approve an executive bill submitted to him for this purpose. The letter reads: “Pursuant to Section 8(2) of the Constitution of … Read more

Minister reiterates FG move to lift 100m out of poverty | The Guardian Nigeria News

Minister of State for Energy Mr. Goddy Jedy-Agba has reaffirmed the federal government’s determination to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty by 2030 through its Energy Transition Plan (ETP). Jedy-Agba made the announcement during the second day of the Nigeria Energy Forum 2022, Virtual Edition, which took place on Monday after the physical event … Read more

Buhari attends AU summit in Niamey and inaugurates boulevard named after him | The Guardian Nigeria News

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Niamey, Republic of Niger today to attend the African Union Summit on Industrialization and Economic Diversification and the Extraordinary Session on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). During the trip, the President will also attend the launch of the French version of the book entitled “Muhammadu Buhari: The … Read more

Buhari unveils redesigned naira notes on Wednesday | The Guardian Nigeria News

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele said President Muhammadu Buhari would unveil the redesigned naira notes on Wednesday, November 23. Emefiele made the announcement during Apex Bank’s monthly Monetary Policy Committee meeting in Abuja. The CBN governor said the bank decided not to wait until the first Thursday, December 15, to unveil the … Read more

Buhari ignites oil policy in North ahead of another election – Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

• Stakeholders demand transparency and accountability as NNPC spends government funds on exploration• “There is oil in the Gongola Basin, but a billion barrels is elusive” 95 days before the 2023 general election, President Muhammadu Buhari, who also serves as Minister of Petroleum Resources, returns today with key members of his cabinet to the Gongola … Read more

Buhari applauds Wike’s support for legal education in Nigeria | The Guardian Nigeria News

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commended Governor Nyesom Wike von Rivers for his support of legal education in the country. President Buhari delivered the commendation during the inauguration of Dr. Nabo Graham Douglas Campus of the Nigerian Law School in Port Harcourt. President Buhari, represented by Judge Abubakar Malami (SAN), Attorney General of the Federation … Read more

Buhari approves 2,100 sacks of corn others – Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed, the Director-General (DG) of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has delivered millions of nairas worth of food and relief supplies to flood victims and vulnerable people in Kwara state. A press statement from NEMA’s operations office in Minna, issued Wednesday by Chief Hajia Zainab Saidu, said the handover was approved by … Read more

Experts list gains, warn of pitfalls – Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

• Cautious optimism about new startup law• It will create jobs, encourage entrepreneurship, say experts• Has the ability to attract foreign investors to Nigeria• Poor implementation, nepotism can hurt prospects• Funding threshold of N10b grossly insufficient – ​​Uwaje• FG must ensure state participation, advises Aluko Digital economy experts and economists have praised the Startup Act … Read more

FG budget deficit grows 10-fold in eight years | The Guardian Nigeria News

• Government caps capital spending for 2023 at N24,500 per Nigerian Despite falling revenues, the federal government’s budget deficit has increased by almost 1000 percent in the life of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. The budget deficit – the difference between earned income and expenditure – is estimated to be N10.78 trillion next year, as envisaged … Read more