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Zainab-Ahmed

Finance Minister: It’s important to close Nigeria’s border at this time

  “It is important that the borders were closed at this time because of Nigeria’s commitment to AfCFTA (African Continental Free Trade Area),” the Minister of...

Zainab Ahmed

Finance Minister: Nigeria has highest returns on investment in Africa

  Despite economic slowdown, Nigeria still guarantees highest return on investment, the Minister of Finance, Budget & National Planning, Zainab Ahmed has said....

FG mulls increase in VAT, excise duties

Buhari reluctant to close borders, says Finance Minister

  The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, on Sunday said that President Muhammadu Buhari was reluctant in approving the closure of Nigeria’s land borders with...

FG mulls increase in VAT, excise duties

Finance Minister defends border closure 

  The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the nation will not be able to reach 80 per cent revenue performance for 2019, adding...

FG mulls increase in VAT, excise duties

Finance Minister: There is no imminent plan to remove subsidy 

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, on Sunday said the Federal Government had “no imminent plan to remove subsidy”.  The Managing Director, International...

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Kemi Adeosun resigns as Finance Minister

There was confusion Friday over reports that the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, had resigned over allegation that she forged her National Youth Service Corps...

MDAs: Adeosun advocates tying tenures to revenue targets

Senators scold finance minister, walk out representative

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), Kabiru Marafa, on Monday scolded the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, for ignoring the...

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Nigeria’s 2017 capex to hit 440.9 bln naira next week, Adeosun says

Nigeria plans to release 100 billion naira for capital projects, taking its total spending in the 2017 budget for infrastructure to 440.9 billion naira ($1.44 bln) by...

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Amiwero accuses Customs CG of usurping powers of Finance Minister

The National President, National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), Mr. Lucky Amiwero, has accused the Comptroller-General of Customs,...

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Senate asks finance minister to release N15bn for amnesty programme

Sequel to the five-month arrears being owed the 30,000 beneficiaries of the amnesty programme, the Senate has asked the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, to release the...

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Senate asks finance minister to release N15bn for amnesty programme

Sequel to the five-month arrears being owed the 30,000 beneficiaries of the amnesty programme, the Senate has asked the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, to release the...

Kemi Adeosun

Non-oil revenue improving, no need for IMF loan – Finance minister

Nigeria sees no need to apply for an International Monetary Fund programme as it is pursuing its own economic reform plan, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said on Tuesday....