Nigeria’s Fuel Consumption Down By 30% Since Border Closure- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says domestic fuel consumption in Nigeria has dropped by 30 percent since his administration took the decision to close all land borders. Receiving a delegation of Katsina State Elders Forum at his country home in Daura, the...

Border Closure: FG Delegation Hits Nigerian Border With Niger

A delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Monday arrived Katsina in continuation of its assessment following the closure of the borders about three months ago. The team known as the...

Nigeria Meets 100% OPEC Target Agreement – Minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria has met the 100 per cent target agreement entered into by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 10 Non-OPEC Member States. Mr Sylva said this in a...

Nigeria, Neighbours Collaborate On Security In Gulf of Guinea

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Malabo, said leaders of neighbouring countries would work together and provide all necessary assistance to secure the Gulf of Guinea. The President’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, said in a statement that Buhari gave the...

Border closure: Benin Republic Unrepentant- Lai Mohammed

The federal government has accused the Republic of Benin of being recalcitrant in its importation of prohibited goods for ultimate dumping into Nigeria’s market in spite of the partial border closure order. Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and...

NPA Renews Commitment With PoA To Enhance Ports’ Capacity

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has reaffirmed its commitment to strengthen collaboration with Port of Antwerp (PoA) to enhance port activities in Nigeria in a report by the Guardian Nigeria. The Chairman Board of Director, NPA, Emmanuel Adesoye, revealed this...

Nigeria Reiterates Conditions To Reopen Borders With Benin, Others

The Federal Government on Wednesday restated the conditions under which its borders with neighbouring countries will be reopened. The Ministers of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, and her counterpart in the Information and Culture Ministry, Lai Mohammed, said...

Nigeria’s Pension Assets Hit N9.58 trillion

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) says its assets in the contributory pension scheme (CPS) have grown to N9.58 trillion. Aisha Dahir-Umar, acting director-general of the commission, said this on Thursday while speaking at a journalism workshop in Benin, Edo state...

Lai: Benefits of Border Closure Surpass Rising Inflation

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the benefits of closing the land borders are more than the disadvantage of rising inflation. Mohammed said this shortly after Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, said the closure of the country’s land borders is...

Border Closure Contributing To Rising Inflation-Finance Minister

Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the closure of the country’s land borders is contributing to rising inflation. Last week, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released figures that showed that the consumer price index, which measures inflation, rose to...