Media & Press Releases

FGN Boosts Housing with N50Bn Mortgage Refinancing Company

President Goodluck Jonathan has launched the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company Plc (NRMC), which is expected to boost mortgage financing in the country for housing delivery home ownership schemes. Speaking at the event yesterday in Abuja, the president said his administration had embarked on creating a stable macroeconomic environment that had lowered inflation from 12 per cent to 8 per cent last year, as well as reducing all impediments to a

Trade Investment as Drivers of Nigeria’s Transformation Agenda – Amb. Desmond Akawor

Various development experts have stressed the importance of increased investments in the face of current harsh global economic realities. Nigeria’s 53rd Independence Anniversary Celebrations on 1st October, 2013, therefore provides an opportunity to highlight efforts in recent times that has made our nation a prime destination for foreign investment one that ensures some of the highest Return on Investments (RoI) in the world. The President of the Federal Republic of

Basic Facts about Nigeria

Full name: Federal Republic of Nigeria Area: 923,768 km square Capital: Abuja Largest city: Lagos Population: 170 million People With a population of over 170 million people, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, the 17th most populous in the world. The people of Nigeria are extremely diverse, with over 250 ethnic groups speaking over 500 languages. English is the official language, is the everyday language of government most