Tag Archives: Economic Recovery and Growth Plan

FG resolving Apapa gridlock with private sector – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, assured stakeholders that the Federal Government was, currently, collaborating with the private sector to resolve the gridlock that is crippling economic activities in Apapa, Lagos. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, the Vice-President spoke, while receiving a delegation from the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry ...

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Petroleum Summit: Nigeria is open to private sector investments in the downstream sector – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, represented by the Secretary of the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, launched the maiden edition of the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), in Abuja, on Monday. NIPS, according to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Folasade Esan, represented, “Nigeria’s contribution to the quest for a sustainable platform for global industry players to come ...

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The ERGP: A new sing-song for Nigeria’s economic recovery

By Nduka Uzuakpundu As Nigeria’s economy eases, with guarded optimism, out of a deep recession, the development has tended to renew investors’ hope in the country. The crawl away from a two-year-long recession, up to 2017, was hit with a nation-wide petrol scarcity for nearly two months up to December, 2017. As some tidiness returns to the economy, hope, among ...

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FG’ll accommodate private investors’ in economic growth plan – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the Federal Government would accommodate the views of private investors as part of efforts to achieve the objectives of its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. Osinbajo spoke at the inauguration of the Core Working Teams for the ERGP Focus Labs at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. “We want to listen ...

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FG needs $245bn to implement ERGP – Udoma

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said that it required $245.13 billion to implement the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) over its four-year period. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, stated this during his presentation on ERGP Focus Labs at the inauguration of core teams by the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo. He said that the cost of implementation ...

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FG plans fresh initiative on ERGP to boost job creation

The federal government has said that it would inaugurate what it termed Joint Working Group for the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) Focus Labs in the State House, Abuja, to boost economic growth. A statement by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, said that the establishment of the Focus Labs was conceived to create jobs and ensure Nigeria continues its journey of building ...

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Dogara happy with growth in Nigeria’s economy

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says the Nigerian economy is on the path of growth going by the successes recorded in the implementation of the economic recovery and growth plan. Dogara said this on Monday at a Summit on Legislative Framework for Economic Recovery and Sustainable Development, organised by the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee ...

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