In accordance with Sections 6 (1) (d) and 10 (1) and (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2007, President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, forwarded the list of his nominees to the Senate for confirmation as Non-Executive Directors of the Board of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
FG to establish chamber of commerce for Niger Delta youths
The government of President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to sustaining the anti-corruption fight, ensure that the system is cleaned up and government business is done the right way, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
By Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR President, Federal Republic of Nigeria at the council chambers, state house, abuja 5th April, 2017
I am very pleased to launch our “Economic Recovery and Growth Plan” (ERGP: 2017-2020) today.
In furtherance of the current Administration's drive to sustain and build on the successes so far recorded in tackling corruption, improving security and re-revamping the economy, President Muhammadu Buhari, will Wednesday, April 5, 2017, formally launch the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017-2020.
As part of new appointments approved for government agencies and parastatals by President Muhammadu Buhari on March 31, 2017, Mr Folorunsho Coker, is the new Director-General for Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), while Mr Adedayo Thomas, is the Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censors Board, (NFVCB).
French Prime Minister pours encomiums on President Buhari & Vice President Osinbajo
Nigeria and France will continue to deepen the buoyant diplomatic, economic and miltary relationships between the two countries, even as both the Federal Government and the French Republic are now exploring new ways to confront and defeat the ideologies fuelling terrorism.
Vice President Osinbajo calls for more robust global collaboration to facilitate recovery of stolen assets
*Highlights FG's difficulty recovering stolen assets from banks abroad @ global forum in Paris.
"The tracing, freezing and Return of stolen assets has proved in many cases to be exceptionally difficult for most African countries. We in Nigeria have seen just how difficult it is to get back stolen assets from the international financial system, banks, that ought not have received those funds in the first place if the most routine question were asked."
The relationship between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia is a mutually beneficial one, which should grow stronger in the years to come, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be attending the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD's Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum holding in Paris this week from March 30-31.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation to the British Government "for the very effective materials and logistical support to Nigeria" in the fight against Boko Haram.
I learnt an enduring lesson on the day General Sani Abacha died. It was June 8, 1998, and death had laid its icy hands on the maximum ruler, and the scepter had fallen from the grip of the king.