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Tanzanian women have reacted with surprise and anger at the news that Finance Minister Philip Mpango is introducing a 25 per cent tax on imported wigs and hair extensions.
The world’s top financial policymakers admitted Sunday that trade tensions had worsened, posing a risk for the global economy, after a G20 meeting that laid bare differences between the United States and other nations.
Top G20 finance officials agreed Saturday there was an urgent need to find a global system to tax internet giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, but clashed on the best way to do it.
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.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the immediate reinstatement of Mounir Gwarzo, the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), back to his position.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.
The convoy of the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, was on Tuesday night blocked by angry pensioners of the defunct Nigerian Airways.
The Zimbabwean government on Monday ruled out tariff increases on electricity as the nation faces its worst power shortages in three years.
Zimbabwe’s Central Bank says it has secured 500 million dollars loan from unspecified international banks to support interbank currency trading from May 20.
Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has revealed that the sum of N649 billion, the final tranche of the Paris Club Refund, is available to be shared by the 36 States of the federation.
The federal government has decried Nigeria’s weak revenue generation profile which it said was hindering ability to operate the national budget.
Algerian authorities have arrested five billionaires as part of an anti-graft investigation, State TV reported.
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appointed a new prime minister, days after the government resigned amid a spike in violence in the restive West African country.
Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.
Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.
Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.
The incident happened at Umuomumu Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have blamed Christians for continued persecution of Christians in Nigeria.
After 137 years when the first stone of its foundation was laid, a building which has since been one of the country’s most famous tourist attractions, has finally been issued permit by the authorities.
The Cross River State Police Command on Tuesday paraded a fourth year student of Medicine and Surgery in the University of Calabar for alleged cultism and illegal possession of firearms and military uniforms.
The National Alliance For Equity & Justice, a pan Nigerian group, Friday enjoined the All Progressives Congress, APC, senators-elect and other stakeholders to support the bid by former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, to emerge as the Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly.