Electricity consumers under the aegis of the Association for Public Policy Analysis, APPA, have accused electricity distribution companies, DisCos, of fleecing consumers through unfair estimated bills.
The association was responding to the recent disclosure of the DisCos that they are running a [...]
To curb the growing trend of evading payments into the Consolidated Revenue Fund by some government agencies, the federal government has directed all listed agencies to pay their operating surpluses into the CRF before making any investment.
The Fiscal Responsibility Commission had recently rev [...]
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has said government is reviewing fiscal arrangements and incentives applicable to the country’s free trade zones so as to improve their operations.
He said the Nigeria Industrial Council had been working to review the [...]
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria is worried over the continued failure of fiscal authorities to build economic buffers so as to cushion the threat of declining revenue in the future.
Raising from its third meeting this year, the committee regrets that despite several [...]
Nigeria’s inflation rate has dropped to 11.23percent (year-on-year) from 11.61percent recorded in May 2017, making it the 17th consecutive month that the index would be recording continuous decline since January 2017.
The National Bureau of Statistics reports that the Consumer Price Index [...]
As part of efforts aimed at stimulating the non-oil sector in the country, the Nigerian Export-Import, NEXIM- Bank, has received approval for a N25billion credit facility for exporters in the non-oil sector.
The loan, NEXIM Bank says will be disbursed to exporters of agricultural and value-adde [...]
The National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, will this week unveil the transitional guideline on the new recapitalization in the insurance industry.
NAICOM had last week announced a risk-based recapitalisation of the insurance sector with the introduction of 3-tier based recapitalisation for insu [...]
The states and federal governments have finally agreed to put on hold their prolong disagreement with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, over its revenue remitted into the federation account.
Recall that the disagreement with the revenue generating agency had led to delay in pay [...]
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