Tag: Minister of Finance

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

NES#26 Recommendations To Be Mainstreamed In MTNDP 2021-2025 And Nigerian Agenda 2050

Suleiman Idris- October 25, 2020

The Federal Government has said that relevant recommendations from the forth-coming 26th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#26) will be mainstreamed into the Medium and Long-Term National Development ... Read More

Poor revenue hinders budget implementation

admin- April 24, 2019

The federal government has decried Nigeria’s weak revenue generation profile which it said was hindering ability to operate the national budget. The Special Adviser to ... Read More

No plans to remove fuel subsidy in Nigeria – Minister

admin- April 15, 2019

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed says the  Federal Government reaffirmed that it has no plans to remove fuel subsidy in the immediate future. ... Read More

Private firms boost Nigeria’s revenue, N812.7b shared

admin- December 19, 2018

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed: Nigeria’s revenue in November boosted by corporate taxes The Federal Government, States and Local Governments have shared N812.76 billion as ... Read More

World Bank, IMF, dominate News

admin- October 12, 2018

The World Bank says it “has to take some responsibility’’ for advising Nigeria and other African countries to invest more in roads, railways and energy ... Read More

Adeosun’s Resignation: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny

admin- September 18, 2018

The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria. The ... Read More

Pastor Bakare And Minister Adeosun Didn’t Meet With President Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- July 13, 2018

Stories with insinuations are making the rounds that Pastor Tunde Bakare of Latter Rain Assembly and Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, met together with ... Read More

Obasanjo Causes A Stir At Afreximbank Annual Meeting In Abuja

Abdul Jimoh- July 13, 2018

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo caused a stir at the on-going African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) Annual Meeting in Abuja. He chose to sit ... Read More

Nigerians react: New excise on alcohol, tobacco will curb addiction

admin- June 4, 2018

New Regime on Alcoholic beverages kicks off as Nigerians react By Vezi Isike Some Nigerians on Monday  reacted to the new excise duties imposed by ... Read More

Adeosun kicks out Zubair as head of SEC, Uduk takes over

admin- April 14, 2018

Kemi Adeosun: kicks out Zubair from SEC headship, Uduk takes over Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, on Friday appointed Ms Mary Uduk, as the ... Read More

UN Appoints Kemi Adeosun into Pension Fund Investment Committee

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 14, 2018

The United Nations has appointed Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun into the Investments Committee of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). Kemi ... Read More

Capital Market Must be Protected from Instability as Dogara Explains Why The House Intervened in Adeosun, Gwarzo Feud

Tanimu- December 22, 2017

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has explained that the House decided to intervene in the conflict between the minister of Finance ... Read More

FG Would Not Be Reckless With Foreign Borrowings – Kemi Adeosun

Henry Solomon- October 16, 2017

The Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, disclosed on Sunday that the Federal Government would not be reckless with foreign borrowings as it maintains ... Read More

Nigeria Tasks World Bank, IMF To Scale Up Access Renewable Energy

Henry Solomon- October 13, 2017

Nigeria has asked the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to scale up the provision of and access to renewable energy in ... Read More

FG Orders Investigation Of JAMB And NIMASA Officials

Henry Solomon- September 13, 2017

The Federal Government has ordered a thorough investigation of the past management officials of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as well as  Nigerian ... Read More

Umahi Prays For Buhari’s Quick Recovery; Lauds His Agric Policy

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2017

Umahi prays for Buhari’s quick recovery; lauds his agric policy Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi says he has embarked on fervent prayers for President Muhammadu ... Read More

Nigerian Finance Minister Wants IITA And Govt To Roll Out Youth Agric Program Nationally

Abdul Jimoh- June 19, 2017

Nigerian Finance Minister wants IITA and govt to roll out youth agric program nationally The Nigerian Minister of Finance, Honorable Kemi Adeosun, says the country ... Read More

Nigeria Urges IsDB To Support The Implementation Of ERGP

Abdul Jimoh- May 18, 2017

Nigeria Urges IsDB To Support The Implementation Of ERGP The Federal Government has urged the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to do more for Nigeria by ... Read More