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Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

OAGF: Emir Sanusi never said Nigeria on the verge of bankruptcy

The Office of Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) has denied media reports credited to the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi, that Nigeria was on the verge of Bankruptcy.

Kano restates commitment to local and foreign economic partners

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has restated his commitment to partner with relevant agencies to ensure greater economic transformation in the state.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

AGF: We have no problem servicing Nigeria’s debt

The Accountant General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, on Monday in Kano allayed the fear that servicing the Country’s debt at the rate of 70 percent of the total national income will not destabilized the economy.

Governor Ganduje: Kano plans economic transformation through partnership

Kano State Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has restated the commitment of his administration to continue to partner with relevant agencies to ensure higher level of economic transformation in the State.

Corruption: ICPC embarks on constituency projects tracking in 12 states

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission (ICPC) has commenced its constituency projects tracking exercise in 12 states across the six geo-political zones in the country.

Katsina government, firm in legal battle over N66.268 billion Paris Club refund

The N66.3 billion released to Katsina State from the Paris Club refund in 2016 by the Federal government has become a subject of litigation before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Nigeria pledges to support Gambia on TSA

The Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF) says it will fully support the visiting Gambian team on its quest to learn operations of the Treasury Single Account (TSA).

NFF: Presidential panel’s charges against Amaju Pinnick, others baseless

The Nigeria Football Federation has described as “frivolous and totally baseless” the charges filed against its president, Amaju Pinnick, and four other members of the federation by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property led by Mr Okoi Obono-Obla.
Zainab Ahmed

Official: How federal government saved over N600 billion through IPPIS, audit platform

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, said the federal government saved over N600 billion by using the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) platform and also embarking on the Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA).
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari asks ministers to submit handover notes

An indication that President Muhammadu Buhari may dissolve the Federal Executive Council (FEC) earlier than the May 29 terminal date of his first term in office emerged yesterday when he asked ministers and agency heads to turn in their handover notes by Wednesday.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Inauguration: President Buhari orders agency heads to prepare handover notes

Ahead of the May 29 inauguration President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term, the Accountant-General of the Federation, Idris Ahmed; the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali; the Executive Chairman Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, and 11 other heads of agencies under the Ministry of Finance have been ordered to submit their hand over notes on or before April 23.

AGF: N37 billion saved from misapplications, paddings

Mr Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), says over N37 billion has been saved from misapplications, paddings, mistakes and non-compliance by MDAs to the agreed template of promotion arrears payment.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

AGF: Civil servants will be paid promotion arrears

Civil servants in the Country have been assured that their promotion arrears will be paid as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari.

TSA: Group probes federal government, wants total accruals, expenditure made known

The United Global Resolve for Peace on the Treasury Single Account has called on the Federal Government to disclose the total amount that had accrued to the Treasury Single Account since its implementation.

House of Reps condemn federal government department’s ‘copy and paste’ budget

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Urban Development and Regional Planning on Thursday condemned the untidiness and errors in the 2019 budget proposal presented by the Urban and Regional Development of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 3

President Buhari: We’ll review national minimum wage report speedily

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja received the report of the Presidential Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage with a pledge to review it expeditiously.
Workers of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UTCH) in Cross River State have protested the non payment of their eighteen (18) month salary.

UCTH Resident doctors’ strike unnecessary – chief

The Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Prof. Thomas Agan, has described as ‘unnecessary’ the strike action embarked upon by resident doctors in the hospital.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

FAAC: Federal, states and local governments share N610.368 billion for January

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N610.368 billion to the three tiers of government.

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Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed: VAT to climb to 7.5 percent by 2020

In government’s desperate efforts to raise non-oil revenues, the former Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has said that the value-added tax (VAT) will increase from the current 5 %to 7.5% by 2020.

Federal government’s revival of history subject in schools commended

Some Primary and Secondary school teachers in Bwari Area Council of the FCT have lauded Federal Government’s revival of History subject in Nigerian schools.
Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr gave a clue that Alex Iwobi could take over playmaking duties from Mikel Obi, a change that would see Ahmed Musa deployed as a left winger.

Alex Iwobi to take over playmaking roles from Mikel

Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr gave a clue that Alex Iwobi could take over playmaking duties from Mikel Obi, a change that would see Ahmed Musa deployed as a left winger.
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Afcon: Zimbabwe must stay focused against Uganda – Knowledge Musona

Zimbabwe captain Knowledge Musona says the team needs focus to win the remaining two Africa Cup of Nations matches.

Police arraign man for stealing bible, phone from church

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 22-year-old man, Eniola Kareem, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a Bible and phone worth N2,500 from Word Life Bible Church, Ayobo, Lagos.