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economic recovery and growth plan

PHOTOS: Buhari Launches ERGP Focus Lab

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday formally launched the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) Focus Lab, at the at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Abuja. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Governor of Jigawa State Abubakar Badaru, some ministers and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, were in attendance. The ERGP is designed to achieve three broad objectives; to restore growth to a positive path and sustain it to, at least, 7% by 2020, and invest in the Nigerian people and improve their…

Oil Output In 2018 Budget ‘Unrealistic’ – Expert

A financial expert, Dr Uche Uwaleke says the Federal Government Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figure of 3.5 per cent and oil output benchmark of 2.3 million barrels per day in the 2018 budget is unrealistic. Uwaleke, the Head of Banking and Finance Department, Nasarawa State University Keffi, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday. He said that the proposed GDP growth figure and oil output benchmark appeared ambitious going by the present realities. Uwaleke said that oil…