We Need Govt, Private Sector Co-operation for National Development

2017-06-06T04:56:05+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Economy|

...As Experts Laud Senate, House over NASSBER Initiative Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the achievements recorded by the National Assembly Business Environment Round-table (NASSBER) through which legislations that will reshape the national economy have been passed were clear indications that the nation can only develop if there is co-operation between government [...]

Saraki: Let’s Sustain Democracy by Building a Strong Economy

2017-05-29T10:35:55+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Economy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted and united effort by all Nigerians to build a strong economy as a means of sustaining the nation's democracy. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, to commemorate the 2017 Democracy Day celebration, said the real [...]

Senate To Partner US Chamber of Commerce on ICT For Job Creation

2017-05-25T09:58:28+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Economy, Jobs|

The Senate has pledged its preparedness to work with the US Chamber of Commerce African Business Centre to develop the nation's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector towards diversifying the nation's economy and creating jobs. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki made the pledge in Abuja when the Group led by Ms. Leila Ndiaye visited [...]

Saraki Canvasses Actualization Of Nigeria-Morocco Bilateral Agreements

2017-03-20T13:34:03+00:00 March 19th, 2017|Economy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the National Assembly would give priority to legislations that will provide legal framework for the actualization of the bilateral agreements between Nigeria and Morocco. A statement by Saraki's Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Mohammed Isa, said Saraki gave the assurance at separate meetings he had with [...]

Regional Partnership Panacea To African Challenges, Says Saraki

2017-03-20T14:03:03+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Economy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has identified regional cooperation and partnership as the only solution to the myriad of challenges facing the African continent. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Mohammed Isa, made this known in a keynote address at the opening session of the on-going Crans Montana Forum [...]

Why Germany Must Support Nigeria’s Economic Recovery Effort

2017-03-12T06:32:36+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Economy|

Head of Bundestrat, the upper chamber of the German Parliament, Ms Malu Dreyer, has said that Nigeria as the leading country in Africa must be economically strong and therefore deserved the support of a European giant like her country.Dreyer who spoke at the weekend while receiving a delegation of the Senate led by its President, [...]

Economy, N/East, Power Dominate Senate Meetings With Germans

2017-03-12T06:38:40+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Economy, Power & Energy|

The issues bordering on how to forge strong economic co-operation, assistance for rebuilding of the insurgency ravaged North-East zone and how to benefit from the advanced technologies for energy supply dominated the various discussions held Thursday by a Senate delegation presently in Berlin, Germany. A statement by Special Adviser ( Media and Publicity) to Senate [...]

Saraki’s Made-In-Nigeria Advocacy Gets A Boost In Abuja

2017-02-26T16:33:38+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Economy|

The Made-In-Nigeria Campaign of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, gathers traction, as retail industry group dedicates acreage to Made-In-Nigeria talents and products. The Abuja luxury retail landscape was electrified yesterday, as the Dunes Group, leading luxury retailers, launched and dedicated an entire floor of the flagship retail mall to #MadeInNigeria creative talents and [...]

Saraki: Our Plans to Take Nigeria Out of Recession

2017-02-09T12:58:18+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Economy|

...Says 2015 elections in Nigeria sets new standard for African countries Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday told the visiting European Union (EU) delegation that the National Assembly was working on some legislations aimed at propelling Nigeria out of the current economic recession. He also commended the EU for monitoring the 2015 general elections [...]

National Assembly Will Support Initiative to Boost Power Sector

2017-02-08T07:13:46+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Economy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, said the National Assembly is fully ready to support and drive every actionable initiative that is expected to boost the nation's power sector significantly. Saraki who gave this assurance in his speech at the opening of a two-day stakeholders interactive dialogue/workshop on the Nigerian power sector organised [...]

Senate’s Economic Bills Target 7.5m Jobs

2017-01-10T20:02:13+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Economy|

...To Reduce Poverty by 16.4% The 11 economic bills now receiving accelerated consideration by the 8th Senate will help to create 7.5million jobs and reduce poverty by 16.4 per cent when passed into law, Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said. Saraki who disclosed this in his welcome address to Senators on resumption from [...]

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