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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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari over his re-election, describing it as an ‘impressive success’.
The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N610.368 billion to the three tiers of government.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
England manager Gareth Southgate has praised Raheem Sterling for speaking out at changing the narrative around him in the media.
Stephan Lichtsteiner is unsure whether he will still be at Arsenal next season despite holding talks over a new contract.
Alh. Hassan Bashir, Ag. Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPopC), has advised the Federal Government on the need to take a census of Nigerians.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bauchi State chapter, has noted that a purported plan by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Bauchi State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, to conduct a re-run election was condemnable.
Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has accused the Commissioner of Police Muhammed Wakili for being politically partial.
Two policemen on guard at Odeme hotel, located at Alamesiagha road in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, were feared killed by unknown gunmen, who stormed the hotel last night.
Board member of Nigeria Basketball Federations Afolabi Oni has revealed the plans of the Federations to help the D’Tigers prepare adequately for upcoming FIBA World Cup in China.
Tax experts at PwC Nigeria have said digitising the processes of tax payment in the country will increase compliance level, among other benefits.
The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 on Tuesday as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors and the UN led the charge to provide aid.
A Magistrates’ Court in Jos on Thursday sentenced three women to two weeks in prison each for fighting in public.