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Saving oil revenue for the rainy day - The Nation Newspaper

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Saving oil revenue for the rainy day
The Nation Newspaper
In Nigeria, the idea of saving a portion of oil and gas revenues for the rainy day and for the future generation began in 1989 when the Stabilisation Fund was set up. The objective was to set aside 0.5% of revenues going ... Even neighbouring African ...

Between Nigeria's Ailing Economy And War Of Attrition - Leadership Newspapers

August 18, 2017 - 23:45

Leadership Newspapers

Between Nigeria's Ailing Economy And War Of Attrition
Leadership Newspapers
“In addition, there is a credible plan to diversify our revenue sources away from oil, with focus on export crops as well as solid minerals, with the release of US$100m fund to develop solid mineral extraction.” “President Muhammdu Buhari has a ...

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INTERVIEW: How NEXIM Bank is helping to boost agriculture, job creation in Nigeria – MD - Premium Times

August 18, 2017 - 07:35

Premium Times

INTERVIEW: How NEXIM Bank is helping to boost agriculture, job creation in Nigeria – MD
Premium Times
The Federal Government has been making efforts to diversify the country's economy away from oil and gas as the sole foreign exchange earner. Government's attention has since shifted to agriculture and solid minerals as the alternatives. In this ...

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Between Nigeria's Ailing Economy And War Of Attrition - Leadership Newspapers

August 18, 2017 - 05:27

Leadership Newspapers

Between Nigeria's Ailing Economy And War Of Attrition
Leadership Newspapers
Former President Goodluck Jonathan retreated into his shell after making history as the first incumbent to lose the presidential election in Nigeria. His party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was almost confined in political oblivion in the course ...

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Mining company expresses shock, disappointment over minister's action - Guardian (blog)

August 18, 2017 - 05:12

Guardian (blog)

Mining company expresses shock, disappointment over minister's action
Guardian (blog)
Following the shut down of Solid Unit Nigeria Ltd at Kampany Zurak in Wase Council of Plateau State on 14th August for allegedly engaging in illegal mining, the company has kicked, describing the action taken by the Minister of Mines and Solid Minerals ...

'My ambition is a project of conscience' - The Nation Newspaper

August 18, 2017 - 00:01

The Nation Newspaper

'My ambition is a project of conscience'
The Nation Newspaper
Sources hinted that Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Solid Minerals Development, may join the race. However, some members of Fayemi camp are now members of the Segun Oni Campaign Organisation. Oni was a foundation member of the PDP. For seven ...

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Nigeria may go the way of Rwanda, Congo - Ezekwesili - NAIJ.COM

August 17, 2017 - 10:13

NAIJ.COM

Nigeria may go the way of Rwanda, Congo - Ezekwesili
NAIJ.COM
Oby Ezekwesil, former minister of solid minerals development said Nigeria may experience genocide like the case of Rwanda or Democratic Republic of Congo if government did not address the crises in the country. According to Guardian, Ezekwesili ...

Saving Nigeria's Oil Revenues For The Rainy Day, By Orji Ogbonnaya Orji - Premium Times

August 17, 2017 - 07:23

Premium Times

Saving Nigeria's Oil Revenues For The Rainy Day, By Orji Ogbonnaya Orji
Premium Times
For instance, Angola has saved $4.6 billion, while Botswana, with a population of 2.3 million people and endowed with solid minerals resources only, has so far saved $5.7 billion since that country embraced the compulsory savings culture in 1994.

We can fix our economy by diversification —Anyaoku - The Punch

August 17, 2017 - 01:05

The Punch

We can fix our economy by diversification —Anyaoku
The Punch
A former Secretary-General of Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, says diversifying the economy from oil remains a viable option to get Nigeria out of its current challenges and put the economy on the path of sustainable recovery. According to him ...

Unleashing Local Resources - THISDAY Newspapers

August 17, 2017 - 00:26

THISDAY Newspapers

Unleashing Local Resources
THISDAY Newspapers
... Solid Minerals Development, Dr. KayodeFayemi, indicated that the greatest desire of the government was seeing Nigerian entrepreneurs working together with the government through backward integration to unlock the potential of the solid minerals sector.

16 Chinese, 8 Nigerians arrested in Plateau over illegal mining - Vanguard

August 16, 2017 - 16:48

Vanguard

16 Chinese, 8 Nigerians arrested in Plateau over illegal mining
Vanguard
The Minister also shut down of the operations of Solid Unit Limited and Geotess Nigeria Limited immediately. Under the Mining Act, the Minister has responsibility to stop mining activities and take any action to ensure orderly development of the ...

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Nigeria's Restructuring - the Fears, the Anxieties and the Hopes - AllAfrica.com

August 16, 2017 - 14:06

Nigeria's Restructuring - the Fears, the Anxieties and the Hopes
AllAfrica.com
It is an undisputable fact that there is no state in Nigeria that is not endowed with solid mineral. By the way, what happened to the groundnut pyramids in North before we discovered oil? What has happened to the palm oil processing in the East? What ...

Nigeria May Go the Way of Rwanda, Congo DR, Says Ezekwesili - AllAfrica.com

August 16, 2017 - 08:00

Nigeria May Go the Way of Rwanda, Congo DR, Says Ezekwesili
AllAfrica.com
Enugu — A former Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has said that Nigeria may go the way of Rwanda or Democratic Republic of Congo if government did not address the festering political and economic crisis facing the people.

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Nigeria may go the way of Rwanda, Congo DR, says Ezekwesili - Guardian (blog)

August 16, 2017 - 05:37

Guardian (blog)

Nigeria may go the way of Rwanda, Congo DR, says Ezekwesili
Guardian (blog)
A former Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has said that Nigeria may go the way of Rwanda or Democratic Republic of Congo if government did not address the festering political and economic crisis facing the people. She ...

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Nigeria's restructuring: The fears, the anxieties and the hopes - Daily Trust

August 16, 2017 - 02:04

Daily Trust

Nigeria's restructuring: The fears, the anxieties and the hopes
Daily Trust
It is an undisputable fact that there is no state in Nigeria that is not endowed with solid mineral. By the way, what happened to the groundnut pyramids in North before we discovered oil? What has happened to the palm oil processing in the East? What ...

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NEITI's Board Approves New Auditor to Undertake 2015 Oil Sector Review Cycle - THISDAY Newspapers

August 16, 2017 - 01:50

NEITI's Board Approves New Auditor to Undertake 2015 Oil Sector Review Cycle
THISDAY Newspapers
Haruna Yahaya & Co, had previously undertaken two of NEITI's audit cycles in the solid minerals sector. NEITI however, said the decision of the NSWG was based on a competitive contract process it undertook with support from the Bureau of Public ...

Osinbajo: Nigerian States Are Undiscovered Jewels, With Huge Local And International Economic Potentials - The News

August 15, 2017 - 18:09

Osinbajo: Nigerian States Are Undiscovered Jewels, With Huge Local And International Economic Potentials
The News
In a speech that highlighted the tremendous local and international economic potentials of States of the Nigerian Federation, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, says just one State in the country, Niger State, with its rich agricultural potentials ...

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Nigeria: Presidency Replies Jonathan - You Put Nigeria in This Economic Mess - AllAfrica.com

August 15, 2017 - 06:13

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Presidency Replies Jonathan - You Put Nigeria in This Economic Mess
AllAfrica.com
He said that government had blocked the leakages that allowed its revenues to be siphoned into private hands while focusing on key sectors (apart from oil) that could create jobs and or generate revenue such as agriculture, solid minerals and ...
Presidency to Jonathan: Buhari inherited economy ravaged by mismanagement, corruptionNigerian Observer

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How Jonathan ruined Nigeria – Presidency - Daily Trust

August 15, 2017 - 04:01

Daily Trust

How Jonathan ruined Nigeria – Presidency
Daily Trust
The Presidency yesterday said former president Goodluck Jonathan's administration brought Nigeria to her knees and “ruined the economy through mismanagement, corruption and reckless spending, among others”. The Senior Special Assistant to the ...
Presidency to Jonathan: Buhari inherited economy ravaged by mismanagement, corruptionNigerian Observer

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