Home Topics Minister of Finance

Minister of Finance

Alhassan attends FEC meeting with Buhari

Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, was at Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

Bitumen exploration critical to Ondo’s devt – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the exploration of the bitumen deposit in Ondo State was critical to the development of the state.

FG, states need N700bn monthly for salaries, debt servicing – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said that a minimum amount of N700bn must be generated and shared by the Federation Account Allocation Committee monthly to the three tiers of government to enable them to meet up with obligations of salaries payment, statutory transfers and debt servicing.

Days states, local govts depended solely on fed govt over – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised states and local government areas to urgently harness their untapped resources for greater economic development, as days of over-relying on the Federal Government for survival were gone for good.

Tanzania confiscates diamonds from British mining company

The Tanzanian government has announced the seizure of diamonds worth an estimated $29.5 million after accusing British company Petra Diamonds, of undervaluing the worth of the gems.

Corruption: AGF dismisses alleged probe of CJN, others

Media reports stated that the EFCC had alleged that the office of the AGF leaked classified information concerning the purported investigation of the CJN and others by security agencies over corruption.

Full list of high-profile Nigerians under EFCC probe

The high-profile individuals who are reportedly being probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) include former governors, ex-ministers, justices and an ex-first lady.

Jonathan, CJN, Fayose, Bello, Okonjo-Iweala, ex-govs under EFCC probe

Names of some high profile individuals being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have been revealed.

Finance minister confirms N350bn release for capital projects

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Monday confirmed the release of the sum of N350bn to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government for the implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget.

NBS to confirm Nigeria’s exit from recession Tuesday

The much awaited confirmation from National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on whether or not Nigeria has finally exited its longest recession since 1987 will now be released on Tuesday.

Most fed govt contractors evade tax – Adeosun

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says less than 20% of contractors paid by the federal government and its agencies state the income received in their tax returns.

Fed govt, ASUU meet Tuesday over ongoing strike

A Federal Government team is expected to meet with representatives of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Tuesday in furtherance of the moves to resolve the ongoing strike which has paralsyed activities in universities across Nigeria.

Buhari meets Adeosun, Emefiele over state of the economy

President Muhammadu Buhari is delighted over the improving state of the economy, Femi Adesina, his spokesman, has said.

Nigerians will soon see the effects of our efforts – Adeosun

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says there is an urgent need to reposition the federation account allocation committee for better performance through efficient management of resources.

Adeosun canvasses fiscal discipline, rational resource allocation

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has advised all tiers of government to strive for fiscal discipline, improved revenue generation, rational allocation and efficient use of resources if the economy is to move back to sustainable growth and development.

Adeosun appointed board chairperson of ECOWAS Bank

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, has been appointed the chairperson, board of governors of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Bank for Investment and Development.

Adeosun emerges ECOWAS Bank board chair

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday emerged the Chairperson, Board of Governors of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development, EBID.

ASUU may end strike within one week – Minister

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Thursday said ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may be called off within one week.

Recent Stories

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.