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Transformation Agenda

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Slowly But Steadily, Jonathan’s Transformative Drive Paying off

Within few years in the saddle, President Goodluck Jonathan has made appreciable progress in the pursuit of his transformation agenda for the development of Nigeria, reports Kunle Aderinokun In August 2012, President Goodluck Jonathan struck Nigerians with a comment to the effect that he is the most criticised president in the world. Not a few … Continue reading

15 investors to fund power plant with $1bn

05 March 2014, Abuja – The Federal Government has secured a fresh investment of $1bn (about N160bn) from 15 investors to finance the Azura-Edo Independent Power Project. The Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said at a meeting with key global investors in Abuja that Azura Power Holdings Limited would work with other international investors and … Continue reading

PAN to assemble Peugeot 301, 508 next quarter

PAN Nigeria Limited has announced plans to commence the production of Peugeot 301 & 508 on its assembly lines in Kaduna as from the second quarter of the year. This is coming as part of the company’s efforts to key into the window of opportunities provided by the Federal Government’s new automotive policy. The new … Continue reading

Full Presentation: MID – TERM REPORT OF THE TRANSFORMATION AGENDA (MAY 2011 – MAY 2013)

MID-TERM REPORT OF THE TRANSFORMATION AGENDA (MAY 2011-MAY 2013) TAKING STOCK, MOVING FORWARD Click to download 256 page PDF FULL 256 PAGE REPORT ON THE TRANSFORMATION AGENDA

Nigeria Economic Update: World Bank Forecasts Rising Growth, Less Inflation, Urges Closer Federal & State Government Cooperation

Abuja, May 13, 2013 – Nigeria’s short term macroeconomic outlook looks generally strong, with the likelihood of higher growth, lower inflation, and reserve accumulation.  This will present the Government with an opportunity to make progress in key reforms and public investments associated with the Transformation Agenda for job creation, diversification, and more effective governance, says … Continue reading

Corruption is the system where equals are treated unequally – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday  said corruption is the system where equals are treated unequally he made this statement when he pledged that the Federal Government would ensure even distribution of developmental projects among the states. The President made the pledge at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the new ultra-modern federal secretariat complex at … Continue reading

This is my first Term, Jonathan Warns Northern Group – Elombah

President Goodluck Jonathan last night fired back at a group of Northern Progressives who had earlier accused him of plotting to secure a “third Term” with the Justice Alfa Belgore Committee, warning them to desist from deliberately distracting his Government , and wondering why he should be concerned about a third term bid  when in actual … Continue reading

FG commences rehabilitation of 246,000 hectares of cocoa farms – Nigerian Pilot

Determined to return the glorious era of cocoa production in Nigeria, the federal government yesterday disclosed plans to rehabilitate over 246,000 hectares of cocoa farms by 2015 in partnership with the cocoa producing states and private sector in Nigeria. This, according to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, would commence this … Continue reading

States To Begin Electricity Distribution

In a bid to ensure that state governments play active role in electricity distribution in Nigeria, the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) has given approval to state governments to distribute electricity in their territories after reaching agreement with the relevant distribution company. The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) made this known in a statement issued … Continue reading

Power generation has increased by 40% – Barth Nnaji

The Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji, says the nation’s current power generation is 4, 400 megawatts, representing more than 40 per cent of the expectation in 2012. Nnaji disclosed this on Monday at the opening ceremony of a gymnasium built for workers at Egbin Power Station in Lagos. He said that the power generation … Continue reading

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