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Buhari signs first budget into law

President Muhammadu Buhari finally signed his first budget as a democratically elected president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Tagged: ‘Budget of Change’, the harmonised document which was signed into law on May 6, 2016 in Abuja, came after several months of accusations and counter accusations between the executive and the law makers over the […]

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The Task Before the Ministers

In this piece first published on his Facebook wall on November 9, Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, highlights the foundation laid for good governance by the President and what is expected of the ministers, inaugurated on November 11 – a development which Shehu sees as “the coming […]

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Buhari under pressure as economy goes from bad to worse

Five months on, President Muhammadu Buhari, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Chief Economist of the Federation, could neither name a cabinet nor provide a template for the economic direction of his administration. Consulting Editor CHIMA NWAFO examines the implications   At the Indo-Africa Business Summit in far away New Delhi, India, President Muhammadu Buhari, […]

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FCMB Promotes Export Growth

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited has assured of its continued support, through funding and other initiatives, towards the growth of export trade business and the ongoing efforts of the government to diversify the Nigerian economy with focus on non-oil products. This, it stated, is in recognition of the huge resources available in the non-oil […]