Tag: minister of finance

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 2, 2020

Our politicians need to stop addressing us as children and start fixing up

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, Saturday, called on parents to instil family values in their ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 12, 2017

FG approves process to offset N2.7trn pension, salary arrears

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Tuesday approved the process to validate and pay inherited Federal Government contractor and employee liabilities totalling ...

RoqeebahOctober 12, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: Watch this Minister prove Dino Melaye right

When controversial Senator, Dino Melaye called for the sack of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun; Minister of Budget and National ...

Isime EseneOctober 6, 2016

YNaija Analysis: Fact checking Kemi Adeosun’s comments about coal power in Nigeria

At a seminar organised by the IMF titled ‘Toward Better Infrastructure in Developing Countries’, which took place at the Jack ...

AzeezSeptember 28, 2016

We are already getting out of recession – Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun on Wednesday said the measures taken by the Federal Government are already bringing Nigeria out ...

AzeezAugust 9, 2016

Change can be extremely painful, but we must change – Finance Minister

The Federal Government spent N165 billion monthly on salaries, Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said on Tuesday. According to her, ...

AzeezJuly 21, 2016

State of the Economy: Senate summons Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has been summoned to appear before the Senate on Thursday, July 21. The Minister could ...

AzeezJuly 14, 2016

FG begins audit of revenue generating agencies

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has disclosed that the Federal Government has commenced the review of the cost profile of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 14, 2016

How Okonjo-Iweala celebrated her 62nd birthday (PHOTOS)

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala celebrated her 62nd birthday on Monday, June 13. The private birthday shindig of the former ...

Mazi EmekaMay 22, 2016

FG set to implement 65 percent reduction in meal allocations for its officials

The Nigerian government is planning a 65 percent reduction in allocations for refreshment and meals given to top government officials, ...

Janeth JNovember 30, 2015

Former minister of finance, Bashir Yuguda arrested by EFCC

A former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over ...

Janeth JAugust 24, 2015

Okonjo-Iweala says she is ready to be probed

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has declared her support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war, saying that she was ready ...

Janeth JMay 6, 2015

Okonjo-Iweala: Working for FG Made Me Hypertensive

by Ranti Joseph   The minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has lamented that the search for funds for Nigeria is ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 4, 2015

We must not lose hope in the Nigerian economy… Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speaks

by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala There has been some attempts to make people feel that there is no hope; that this situation ...

July 8, 2014

Kano sues Finance Minister, PPPRA over fund deductions

by Akan Ido The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala  and two others have been sued by the Kano State Government ...

January 10, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria and its phantom MINT projections

by Nasir Suwaid The basic fundamental problem though is the fact that valid projections should always be premised on certain ...

January 3, 2014

We have no plans to increase fuel price – FG

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Federal Government has refuted claims that it has plans to increase the price of Premium Motor ...

December 30, 2013

Abigail Anaba profiles Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Why NOI deserves our praise (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Abigail Anaba Even NOI’s ‘enemies’ will acknowledge that she is an uncommonly brilliant and intelligent woman whose economic weight ...

December 18, 2012

Atmosphere of miracles: N20bn pensions fund discovered in secret account

by Akan Ido Abdulrasheed Maina, the chairman of the pension reform task force has announced the discovery of another N20billion ...

September 10, 2012

Congratulations: Patience Jonathan receives doctorate degree (in absentia)

by Isi Esene Nigeria’s first lady, Patience Jonathan was awarded another doctorate degree during the weekend by the Delta State ...

August 18, 2012

Major oil marketers accused of being behind planned fuel strike

by Akan Ido The Federal Government has revealed that the fuel scarcity currently being experienced by residents of Abuja, is ...

June 2, 2012

Report: Former minister of finance Oba Olashore passes away

by Tolu Orekoya The Punch reports on its website the passing of the Aloko of Iloko-Ijesha in Osun State and former minister of ...

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