Minister Restates Govt’s Commitment to Implementation of ERGP

[This Day] The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okey Enelamah, on Friday restated the federal government’s commitment to the effective implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) so as to boost foreign direct investmen…

[This Day] The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okey Enelamah, on Friday restated the federal government's commitment to the effective implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) so as to boost foreign direct investment (FDI) and create employment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt, States to Spend 53 Percent of N17.5 Trillion Budgets On Salaries

[Daily Trust] More than half of the N17.5 trillion total budgets of federal and state governments will be spent on salaries and overheads this year, according to Daily Trust investigations.

[Daily Trust] More than half of the N17.5 trillion total budgets of federal and state governments will be spent on salaries and overheads this year, according to Daily Trust investigations.

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Huge Debt Service Cost in Nigeria, Others, Worries Moody’s

[This Day] The elevated public debt-service cost in Nigeria and some other countries in Africa calls for concern, Moody’s Investors Service stated in a report at the weekend.

[This Day] The elevated public debt-service cost in Nigeria and some other countries in Africa calls for concern, Moody's Investors Service stated in a report at the weekend.

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Cape Town Water Crisis – Provincial Premier to Meet National Disaster Team

[News24Wire] Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will meet with the National Disaster Management team and other authorities on Monday to discuss the impending water crisis.

[News24Wire] Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will meet with the National Disaster Management team and other authorities on Monday to discuss the impending water crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Seeks Scientists’ Advice On Genetically Modified Organisms

[Guardian] The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has called on Nigerian scientists to advise the Federal Government on the acceptability or otherwise of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).

[Guardian] The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has called on Nigerian scientists to advise the Federal Government on the acceptability or otherwise of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).

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Govt Approves N497M Dam for Cross River

[Guardian] Calabar -The Federal Government has approved a N497 million contract for the construction of the Ijegu Yala Dam in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State.

[Guardian] Calabar -The Federal Government has approved a N497 million contract for the construction of the Ijegu Yala Dam in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State.

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