Category: Finance

EFCC, NEITI Sign MoU, Promise To Check Corruption in Extractive Industry

Abdul Jimoh- July 28, 2021

The Executive Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, reiterated the Commission’s resolve to sanitize and deal with ... Read More

Cybercrime: Court Sends Unilorin, KWASU, Kwara Poly Students to Jail

Abdul Jimoh- July 27, 2021

Fraudster Bags 7 years for Criminal Conspiracy and Forgery The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, July 27, ... Read More

Vice President Osinbajo Chairs Meeting of Steering Committee on Poverty Reduction

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2021

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government's plans to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in ten years will not be based on ... Read More

2022-2024 MTEF/FSP: NASS leadership meets Finance Minister

Suleiman Idris- July 6, 2021

The Hon. Minister of Finance, Budget & National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed and heads of agencies met with the leadership of the National Assembly ... Read More

Court refuses to grant Abdurasheed Maina bail

Abdul Jimoh- February 25, 2021

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, refused to grant Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Taskforce Team (PRTT), a bail. Delivering a ruling, ... Read More

Okonjo-Iweala Appointed First Female, African WTO Director-General

Henry Solomon- February 15, 2021

Nigerian economist and former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was on Monday appointed as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization. This was announced ... Read More

NNPC posts $108m for crude oil, gas export sales in November – Report

Abdul Jimoh- February 8, 2021

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that it achieved a trading surplus of 108.84 million dollars (about N13.43billion) for the month of November ... Read More

FG faults Transparency International corruption rating of Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- January 31, 2021

The Federal Government says Nigeria’s low rating in the 2020 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (TI-CPI) do not truly reflect the great strides by the ... Read More

survival fund: FG extends registration for payroll support scheme

Suleiman Idris- January 26, 2021

The Steering Committee of the MSME Survival Fund and the Guaranteed Offtake Scheme Chaired by the Hon Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade ... Read More

Gov. Bello signs 130B 2021 budget into law, assures of maximum implementation

Abdul Jimoh- December 31, 2020

...sign 5 other bills into law Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has on Wednesday signed into law the 2021 budget appropriation into law, where he ... Read More

How Alfa who Impersonated Femi Adesina, GMD NNPC, Built Houses in Ilorin – Witness

Abdul Jimoh- December 16, 2020

The trial of a self-styled herbalist, Alfa Jamiu Isiaka, who allegedly impersonated the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina and ... Read More

World Bank approves $1.5bn COVID-19 recovery, stimulus for Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- December 15, 2020

The World Bank Group has approved a 1.5 billion dollars package to help build a resilient recovery post-COVID-19 in Nigeria. This is according to a ... Read More

EFCC Prosecutes Man for N8m Oil Scam in Sokoto

Abdul Jimoh- December 7, 2020

The Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, December 7, 2020, arraigned one Shafiu Suleiman before Justice Raliya Uthman ... Read More

We must discontinue dependence on crude oil for public revenue, forex – Emefiele

Abdul Jimoh- December 6, 2020

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, has reiterated the need for the country to discontinue with heavy dependence on ... Read More

How Alleged POS Fraudster was Nabbed in Uyo – EFCC Witness

Abdul Jimoh- November 27, 2020

John Effiong Etim, a witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today narrated how a Point of Sale, PoS, fraud suspect, Austin Christopher ... Read More

Bank Manager Bags Five Years for N27m Theft

Abdul Jimoh- November 27, 2020

Justice Adie A. Onyebueke of the Cross River State High Court, Akamkpa, has sentenced one Augustine Effiong Bassey to five years imprisonment for stealing N27 ... Read More

EFCC Arraigns Comptroller of Prisons for Employment Scam

Abdul Jimoh- November 27, 2020

Abubakar Mohammed Sani, a serving Deputy Comptroller of Nigerian Correctional Service, NCoS, was today arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice ... Read More

FG’s MSME Survival Fund excites Kano artisans

Suleiman Idris- November 16, 2020

Some artisans in Kano have lauded the Federal Government for the successful implementation of the Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSME) Survival Fund in ... Read More

Senate lauds Buhari over assent to Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act 2020

Abdul Jimoh- November 14, 2020

The Senate has noted with satisfaction the assent of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act 2020 (BOFIA) following the passage ... Read More

FG to provide N75bn in 3 years for youth empowerment – Minister

Suleiman Idris- November 10, 2020

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed has said that the Federal Government has created a N75 billion entrepreneurship support fund, to enable youth in the country grow their ... Read More