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  • Budget: FG to save less on oil revenue, deficit falls to 1.85% of GDP

    Nigeria’s budget deficit is set to fall to 1.85 percent of gross domestic product in 2013, the budget office said on Thursday, as government opted to save less of its oil revenue. A finance ministry document circulated...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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  • Nigeria needs N350bn yearly to provide stable water – Jonathan

    President Goodluck Jonathan had disclosed on Monday that Nigeria needs about N350 billion yearly to tackle its water and sanitation challenges, adding that lack of portable water for rural and sub-urban dwellers could no longer be tolerated....

    • Posted February 19, 2013
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    President Goodluck Jonathan Approves N59.3bn Onne Port Phase 4 Project

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday ratified the anticipatory approval granted by President Goodluck Jonathan to Intels (Nig) Ltd.  for the commencement of phase 4 of the Onne Ports  Complex expected to create over 25,000 jobs at...

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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    FG Plans Relief Package for Shareholders of Nationalised Banks

    Angry shareholders of three bridge banks who lost their investments due to government’s acquisition of the institutions can now heave a sigh of relief as latest indications from regulators show that the Federal Government may be considering...

    • Posted October 22, 2011
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  • Why petroleum subsidy must go, by Jonathan

    Despite the public outcry against the planned removal of fuel subsidy, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday insisted on its withdrawal. Funds saved from the removal will stimulate private sector investments to bridge infrastructure gap and create incentives for investment...

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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  • President Goodluck Jonathan sacks 10 agencies from ports

    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday  approved the sack of 10 agencies from the nation’s seaports. The affected agencies were accused of working against the international best practices in port administration. They include the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), the...

    • Posted October 11, 2011
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  • President Jonathan inaugurates Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading board

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday inaugurated the board of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc as part of the Federal Government efforts at boosting private sector participation in electricity generation in the country. The President said the...

    • Posted August 23, 2011
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  • Jonathan sets up oil spill report committee

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday constituted a committee to review this month’s United Nations report on oil spills in Africa’s largest crude exporter, which was critical of Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) and the Nigerian state-oil firm....

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Stable Electricity in Nigeria before 2015 – Goodluck Jonathan

    PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has assured that his administration would do all that it could to ensure that the country attained uninterrupted power supply in Nigeria before the end of its tenure in 2015. He made the declaration...

    • Posted August 17, 2011
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  • FG to spend N880bn on power in 4 years

    THE Federal Government, on Tuesday in Lagos, rolled out the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan, designed to fast-track Nigeria’s steady march at becoming one of the top 20 economies by 2020. In line with international best...

    • Posted July 27, 2011
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