CBN to issue N1.5bn loan for youth led agric expansion in Plateau

The Central Bank of Nigeria is to give a loan of N1.5 billion to Plateau under the Accelerated Agriculture Development Scheme (AADS). Yusuf Duniya, branch controller, CBN Jos, said that the AADS was for the youth of between 18 and 35 years of age who were expected to work in clusters. He made the disclosure […]

Prices of goods, services may rise as FG considers 50% increase in VAT

The prices of goods and services may increase if plans by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to increase value-added taxes by 35% or 50% are approved. Speaking on Tuesday when he appeared before the senate committee on finance in Abuja to give details of the 2019-2021 medium-term expenditure framework and fiscal strategy paper, Babatunde […]

Nigeria’s collective growth sustainable through due process, says BPP DG

Mamman Ahmadu, the Director-General, Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), says Nigeria’s development as a nation can be sustained through collective growth and only due process through public procurement can deliver that.   Ahmadu said this while receiving the Edo State Public Procurement Agency (ESPPA) delegation on a study tour/visit for a weeklong procurement activity.   […]