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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 [...]

Senate President Launch Contest on Made In Nigeria Products

2017-01-04T08:52:59+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Economy|

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday launched a contest to promote Made in Nigeria products. The contest which will run for the best three months is aimed at showcasing the process and raw materials used in producing such locally made goods. In a statement signed by Bamikole Omishore, special assistant [...]

Senate President Calls For Collective Efforts To Grow Economy in New Year

2017-01-01T09:04:40+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Economy|

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated Nigerians for witnessing the New Year in spite of the hard times and called for collective efforts to end the current recession and grow the economy. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said the nation's challenges are [...]

Senate President to Launch #MadeinNigeria Challenge in January 2017

2016-12-21T13:52:43+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Economy|

In his continued quest to provide a platform for the promotion of Made in Nigeria products in order to boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in the country, Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has informed of his plan to launch 'Made in Nigeria Challenge' in January 2017. Saraki, in a statement signed by Bamikole [...]

2017 Budget Must Ease Burden of Our People

2016-12-16T16:09:17+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Economy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday called on the executive arm of government to work to ensure that the 2017 budget truly ease the burden of Nigerians. Saraki in his welcome address during the formal presentation of the presentation of the 2017 Appropriation Bill before a joint session of the National Assembly by [...]

Senate Begins Final Work on Economic Recovery Bills This Week

2016-12-15T13:57:11+00:00 December 4th, 2016|Economy|

This week the Senate will move a step closer to passing half of its historic and much needed economic reform package as six of the 11 priority economic growth and reform bills are slated for public hearings between December 5 and 8. The legislation scheduled for public hearing on December 5 includes the National Development [...]

​Senate President Seeks Media Partnership to End Economic Recession

2016-12-15T13:57:11+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Economy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Wednesday urged the media to collaborate with the upper chamber in its efforts aimed at pulling the nation's economy out of recession. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, while presenting a keynote address at the 2016 Awards/Dinner for Senators and [...]

$29.9bn Loan: Senate President Advises Politicians, Media Against Empty Speculations

2016-12-15T13:57:11+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Economy|

--Says we never discussed the issue during my visits to Presidency Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised politicians and the media to stop peddling empty speculations about his recent visits to the Presidential Villa and linking such visits to the request by the Buhari administration for approval of the National Assembly to get [...]

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