Tag: Finance Minister

Britain’s Plan to Raise Minimum Wage Endorsed by Review

Henry Solomon- November 4, 2019

Britain’s plan to raise the minimum wage to two-thirds of median earnings, taking it to 10.50 pounds (13.58 dollars) an hour, was endorsed by an ... Read More

Finance Minister unveils scorecard as foreign reserves hit $44.69bn

admin- May 18, 2019

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has unveiled the achievements of her ministry as the clock ticks for her exit, revealing that Nigeria’s foreign ... Read More

President Buhari accepts resignation of Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

inno.korie- September 14, 2018

Femi Adesina, Aso Villa, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari Friday accepted the resignation of the Hon. Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. The President thanked the ... Read More

Buhari administration blocks revenue leakage: Adeosun

admin- May 28, 2018

The Buhari administration has succeeded in developing and implementing fiscal policies to curtail wastage in governance, thereby reducing fiscal leakages and boosting government’s non-oil revenue. ... Read More

Finance Minister, Kemi Meets World Bank Mission with 10 EDs

AMT Tanimu- May 13, 2018

This afternoon in Abuja finance minister, Kemi Adeosun met with a World Bank Mission comprising 10 Executive Directors. "The World Bank are vital partners for ... Read More

Oil prices to crash soon – IMF warns

admin- April 18, 2018

Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun during a World Bank-IMF conference The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has  predicted that Nigerian economy will grow from 0.8 per ... Read More

Minister of Finance to Address UN, OECD’s Conference on Tax, Revenue Leakages

AMT Tanimu- February 14, 2018

Oluyinka Akintunde, Abuja: The Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has been invited by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development to speak at ... Read More

Federation Account Records N797bn VAT Revenue in 10 Months

AMT Tanimu- October 31, 2017

Oluyinka Akintunde, Abuja: Revenue from Value Added Tax (VAT) grossed N797.51 billion into the Federation Account between January and October 2017, the Honourable Minister of ... Read More

President Buhari Receives Briefing, Delighted At Improving State of Economy

AMT Tanimu- August 28, 2017

Femi Adesina, Abuja: For almost two hours, President Muhammadu Buhari Monday received briefing from the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, ... Read More

FG Packaging Urgent Relief For Poultry Industry, Says AG. President

Abdul Jimoh- February 24, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo On Poultry Farmers Laolu Akande, Abuja; In his second meeting with representatives of the poultry industry in a week, Acting President ... Read More

Nigeria signs $500m power agreement with World Bank

admin- November 4, 2016

The Nigerian Government has signed a number of agreements that will add more than 500 Megawatts electric power to the National Grid. This is aimed ... Read More

Vice President Osinbajo Leads Nigeria’s Delegation To AU Summit In Rwanda

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 15, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari will be represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, at the African Union Summit formally opening on Sunday in Kigali, Rwanda. Vice ... Read More

Nollywood plays significant role in Nigerian economy, says finance minister

Abdul Jimoh- July 2, 2016

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun on Friday said the Nigerian movie industry otherwise known as Nollywood, played a very important role in the ... Read More

Buhari’s Sugar-Coated Pill Takes Anti-Graft War To The States ~ Garba Shehu, SSA On Media And Publicity

Abdul Jimoh- June 22, 2016

By Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity. The recent agreement between the federal and state governments to implement a ... Read More

Finance Minister Addresses Reps On Diversification Of Economy

Suleiman Idris- May 25, 2016

The Nigerian Minister of Finance Mrs. Kemi Adeosun is to appear before the House of Representatives plenary to debate on diversification of the Nigerian economy. ... Read More

N299.7b Shared Among Federal, States And Local Government

AMT Tanimu- April 22, 2016

Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday in Abuja said that N299.7 billion was shared among the federal, states and local governments as revenue for March 2016. ... Read More

Africa Needs Sustainable And Inclusive Growth – Kemi

AMT Tanimu- April 2, 2016

Nigeria’s Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun called for sustainable and inclusive growth for Africa at a high level G20 Finance Ministers seminar held in Paris Thursday ... Read More

Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on NDIC ACT

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 10, 2015

Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says unless adequate legislative measures are taken to address operational challenges of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, safety stability and soundness ... Read More

Roadmap for Harmonization of Taxes & Levies

admin- October 22, 2013

By Ifeanyi Okafor A Roadmap for the Harmonization of Taxes and levies across the Federation has been presented by the Ministerial Implementation Committee for consideration ... Read More