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President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

Committee to outline fresh policies for President Buhari’s second term begins work

A head of the formal inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, a committee to aid the administration deliver on fresh mandates and policy have been constituted and has commenced work.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF Mustapha chairs President Buhari’s inauguration committee

President Muhammadu Buhari has picked Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), to chair the committee for his inauguration on May 29.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has announced the Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Primary Health Care Agency, Dr Hadiza Abubakar-Balarabe, as his running mate for the 2019 elections.

Kaduna elections: Governor El-Rufai sets up 38-man transition committee

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has named Hadiza Balarabe, deputy governor-elect as the head of a 38-member transition committee, he set up ahead of his inauguration for a second term in office.
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Finance minister advocates inclusion of women in extractive industry

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark the 2019 International Women’s Day, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has sought the inclusion of women in policy making and adequate representation in the extractive industry.
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Federal government urges national savings to boost capital market liquidity

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said that the Federal Government is willing to set up a National Savings Committee that will make recommendations to the government on the best ways to mobilise savings that would lead to economic growth.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

ICAN seeks collaboration with finance ministry on training

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) on Tuesday commended the laudable achievements of the Federal Government under the Federal Ministry of Finance in the last three and half years, saying it has blocked leakages and set the tone for improved revenue generation to finance government’s economic development agenda.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.

Finance minister congratulates President Buhari over re-election

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari over his re-election, describing it as an ‘impressive success’.
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.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Federal government realises N298.01 billionn VAT in Q4 2018

The sum of N298.01 billion was realised as Value Added Tax (VAT) in the fourth quarter of 2018 as against N273.50bn generated in Q3 2018 and N266.73bn in Q2 2018, data sourced from National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, addressing the ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways, who staged a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos on Friday.

Ex-Nigeria Airways workers recount 14-year ordeal of non-payment of benefits

Some pensioners and ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways have given accounts of the trauma, untold hardship they went through for more than 14 years they were retrenched without payment of their pensions and benefits.

Blame past leaders for non-payment of N45 billion severance benefits – Nigeria Airways ex-workers

Former workers of the defunct national carrier Nigeria Airways have criticised past Nigerian Government for their inability to offset their 20 years severance packages and pension despite the array of promises.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Nigeria Airways ex-workers to stage rally for President Buhari February 8

Ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited will on Feb. 8 stage a mega rally in Lagos to declare their support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidacy in the Feb. 16 presidential election.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.

Minister doles out N12 million empowerment packages to Kaduna women

The Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday distributed N12 million worth of packages to 3,300 women across the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Minister: Nigeria’s economy will increase its growth trajectory in 2019

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma is optimistic that the Nigerian economy will continue to maintain its recovery in 2019 as the real GDP growth is expected to increase from 0.8% in 2017 to 2.1% in 2018 and 3.01% in 2019, with the sustained implementation of the ERGP.
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Minister: Nigeria’s debt within fiscal limits

Nigeria’s borrowing is still within acceptable fiscal limits, despite the country’s growing debt level, the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister: No cause for alarm over federal government’s borrowing plan

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has assured Nigerians that there is no cause for alarm over Federal Governments’ borrowing as it still remained within the fiscal limits.

Immunisation: Federal government, Bill Gates Foundation sign $75 million financing agreement

The federal government on Tuesday gave further impetus to childhood immunisation with the signing of a $75 million financing agreement between it and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government to seize entitlements of N5 trillion AMCON debtors

Frustrated by refusal to settle their N5 trillion obligations to Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Federal Government says it will begin to confiscate financial benefits accruing to such debtors.

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