Recession: Senate Seeks Harmonization of Financial, Monetary Policies

2016-10-01T17:22:57+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Economy|

The Senate has urged the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to harmonize the Federal Government's financial and monetary policies as one of the ways to end the current economic recession. The Upper Chamber also enjoined the Executive to urgently negotiate external concessionary borrowing to finance aspects of deficit in the [...]

Senate Deepens Debate On Way out of Economic Recession

2016-12-15T13:57:14+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Economy, Press Releases 
& Statements|

The Senate yesterday deepened the debate on the way out of the current economic crisis Kickstarted by the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki in his speech on Tuesday. At Wednesday plenary which was dedicated wholly to the debate, 24 Senators gave their opinions on how to exit the harsh economic realities. Among the far [...]

How to Make Current Recession the Shortest Ever

2016-12-15T13:57:14+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Economy, Press Releases 
& Statements|

As part of its contributions to efforts to find immediate solutions to the current economic recession in the country, the Senate on Tuesday commenced debate on the issue with its President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki making a 14-point recommendation to the Federal Government on how to make the crisis the shortest ever in history. The [...]

Building an integrated approach to the implementation of the SDGs and the Paris Agreement in Nigeria

2016-12-15T13:57:15+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Economy|

The recent advent and adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the global community have afforded a unique opportunity for Nigeria to define and proactively pursue an unprecedented strategy of progress for generations to come. The expiration and experiences of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015 have informed this defining moment across a [...]

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