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News Nigeria » Government: Nigerian government sells $ 2.5 billion Eurobonds

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/16/nigerian-government-sells-25-billion-eurobonds/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Revamp its economy by reducing the costs of using bank notes. This is the ambition of the Nigerian government which sold $ 2.5 billion eurobonds on Thursday to buy back its debt in naira. In practice, these are two separate types of securities that have ...

News Nigeria » Government: Sports Directors canvass Federal Government’s intervention in comatose textiles industry

News channel or source: https://guardian.ng/sport/sports-directors-canvass-federal-governments-intervention-in-comatose-textiles-industry/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Irked by the sorry state of the nation’s industrial sector, the Forum of Directors of Sports in Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to deploy the monies recovered from looters in reviving the moribund textile industry to create jobs for teeming youths.

News Nigeria » Government: Nigerian Government Announces Plan For 300,000 Jobs In 2018

News channel or source: http://www.informationng.com/2018/02/nigerian-government-announces-plan-for-300000-jobs-in-2018.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government is set to provide 300,000 new jobs for the youths in 2018. He said this in Abuja while speaking at the public presentation of the policy framework and National Action ...

News Nigeria » Government: Boko Haram releases 13 hostages, Nigerian government says

News channel or source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/boko-haram-releases-13-hostages-to-nigeria/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

YOLA, Nigeria --Nigeria's government says Boko Haram extremists have released three university lecturers and 10 women who had been kidnapped in separate raids last year. The 13 hostages are now in the custody of the Department of State Security Services in ...

News Nigeria » Government: Nigeria Government to establish Mining Commission to regulate sector

News channel or source: https://steelguru.com/mining/nigeria-government-to-establish-mining-commission-to-regulate-sector/501967
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Vanguard reported that Nigeria federal government has concluded arrangements to establish the Nigerian Mining Commission, to take charge of the regulatory role of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of the sector ...

News Nigeria » Government: Nigeria's planned $2.5 bln Eurobond to help lower government cost

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/nigeria-treasury/nigerias-planned-2-5-bln-eurobond-to-help-lower-government-cost-idUSL8N1PZ2XO
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

LAGOS, Feb 9 (Reuters) - A proposed $2.5 billion Eurobond to refinance some of Nigeria’s treasury bill portfolio will not increase its overall debt stock but will help lower cost, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Friday. Proceeds from the bond ...

News Nigeria » Government: Nigeria’s lawmakers want to limit medical trips abroad for government officials

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/nigeria-e2-80-99s-lawmakers-want-to-limit-medical-trips-abroad-for-government-officials/ar-BBJaXhN
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Medical trips abroad for government officials may soon become a thing of the past if Nigerian lawmakers have their way. Over the years, public office holders in Nigeria have typically resorted to seeking medical treatment abroad. The most recent example ...

News Nigeria » Government: Buhari’s government only gets decisive when armed hoodlums rustle cattle – HURIWA

News channel or source: http://dailypost.ng/2018/02/16/buharis-government-gets-decisive-armed-hoodlums-rustle-cattle-huriwa/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Friday accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of only showing decisive interest in launching intensive manhunt when cases of cattle rustling are involved without doing as much to ...

News Nigeria » Government: PPP capacity-building course launched for Nigerian government officials

News channel or source: http://www.africanreview.com/finance/economy/ppp-capacity-building-course-launched-for-nigerian-government-officials
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has launched a suite of capacity-building workshops which aim to strengthen the capacity of Nigerian government officials in public-private partnerships, particularly as they relate to infrastructure development ...

News Nigeria » Government: Open government and N/Delta development

News channel or source: http://thenationonlineng.net/open-government-ndelta-development/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Therefore, after President Buhari signed Nigeria on to the Open Government Partnership, OGP, two years ago, it went on to develop a National Action Plan along four thematic areas – fiscal transparency, zero tolerance to corruption, citizen engagement and ...