Indications emerged on Thursday after the National Economic Council (NEC) met that the Federal Government was battling to stabilise the Naira following the drop in oil prices.

The National Economic Council (NEC) on also raised alarm over the dwindling Excess Crude Account (ECA) occasioned by the drop in oil price.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it sold N119.93billion worth of treasury bills on Nov. 19, at its weekly sale. The bank, in data on its weekly sale of government securities posted on its website on Thursday, said it sold three categories of securities.

Kwara State Governor,Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has called on members of the National Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) to use the body’s on-going 4th Quarter Council Meeting in Ilorin to come up with a road map for promoting trade, commerce, and people-focused growth.

The Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, on Tuesday announced that federal, states and local governments had shared N593.33 billion revenue that accrued to the nation in October.

Eighteen ships laden with petroleum products and food items are waiting to berth at the Lagos Ports.

The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says the Federal Government has proposed a review of the oil benchmark from 77.5 dollars to 73 dollars for the 2015 budget.

As part of its effort to ensure financial independence for the people of the state, Kwara State Government has distributed working tools, other forms of equipment and loans worth N50 Million to 35 artisan groups comprising 500 members.

Proprietor of Raymos Gwanah Farms Limited, Illah, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta, Raymos Gwanah, has called for more government’s support for farmers to enhance food production.

A data bank that will provide adequate information and necessary data on all forms of transportation in Nigeria, christened National Transport Data Bank (NTDB) Project is underway.