Tag: Ministry of Finance

Ado AminuApril 2, 2020

COVID19: It’s 2020, yet Nigeria’s Finance Ministry unlocks a new level of ‘bambiala’

As Nigeria poises for a growing pandemic with the potential to wreak havoc to its fledgling healthcare system, it appears ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 15, 2018

ICYMI: Full text of Kemi Adeosun’s letter of resignation as Minister of Finance

On Friday, 14th September 2018, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun resigned from her position over a scandal bothering on ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 7, 2018

The Late 5: Senate calls for release of June 12 results, Court okays IGP suit against Senate and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Senate has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 10, 2017

FG begins data collection from banks for tax purposes

The Ministry of Finance says the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) has started the collection of data on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2017

FG has received over 400,000 messages from whistleblowers – Lai Mohammed

The Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed Friday, said the Federal Government has received no fewer than 400,000 telephone ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 13, 2017

‘183 federal ministries, agencies carry out illegal recruitment’

According to reports, almost all federal ministries, departments and agencies have been carrying out ‘secret’ mass recruitments. A review carried ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

“Nigeria will continue to borrow, nothing has changed” – FG

Contrary to what the Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun had said earlier, the Federal Government has said that it would continue ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

Oil prices will affect capital projects in 2017 budget – Kachikwu

Current oil prices and production levels will affect some capital projects in Nigeria’s 2017 budget, says the Minister of State ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

FG gives Nollywood over N420m grant

The Federal Government says it has released the sum of N420.2 million to the Nigeria film industry, Nollywood, to improve ...

RoqeebahJune 22, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Aso Rock wants You to WiN 2.5 billion yearly for your small businesses and start-ups

In a series of tweets posted earlier, the Federal Ministry of Finance finally announced the fate of the GEJ-administration initiative, ...

ToluJune 3, 2017

145 TVC staff fired, N17bn worth of office furniture | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

192 – Governor Obaseki of Edo state appointed this number of Special Assistants who will help the state connect with ...

RoqeebahApril 5, 2017

“The whistleblower policy was a Ministry of Finance initiative” and everything else Kemi Adeosun said during her Facebook live chat

by Roqeebah O. Kemi Adeosun, the Minister of Finance did something, which not many Nigerian political office holders engage in. ...

RoqeebahMarch 23, 2017

How is the FG managing the disbursement of Paris Club refunds to States?

The Federal Government under President Buhari’s leadership has consistently assured of its dedication to alleviating the difficult conditions of living ...

RoqeebahMarch 14, 2017

What is this petty power tussle between the Senate and the Customs Comptroller?

It’s amazing sometimes how things happen in Nigeria. Actually, “wonderful” is a better way to put it. You’d think that ...

EditorFebruary 14, 2017

The Explainer: How does Nigeria’s whistleblowing policy work?

One of the biggest news items of the past week has been the discovery of a bunker in a residence ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 21, 2016

Whistleblowers may get up to 5 per cent of recovered loot – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday approved the Whistleblowing Policy. The policy which was developed by the Ministries of Finance and ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 22, 2016

FG reduces monthly wage bill by N20bn

The monthly wage bill of the Federal Government has been reduced from N165bn to N145bn monthly. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 28, 2016

Finance ministry saves N23bn monthly, uncovers 33,000 ghost workers

The ministry of finance says it has uncovered a total of 33,000 ghost workers in the payroll of the Federal ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

Stop paying lawmakers running costs, Jibrin tells Finance Ministry

The former chairman of the House of Representatives committed on Appropriation Abdulmumin Jibrin has called on the Ministry of Finance ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 26, 2016

I have no idea when recession will end – Adeosun

Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun says she has no idea as to when the current recession will come to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 24, 2016

Ezekiel Oseni is the new Acting MD of NERFUND

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has approved the appointment of Mr Ezekiel Oseni as the acting managing director ...

Mazi EmekaJune 12, 2016

FG to support state governments financially… but the conditions are strict

The federal government, on Tuesday, set out stringent fiscal conditions for states before they can access a conditional Budget Support ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 13, 2015

Is Nigeria truly broke? See how much the country made and spent in the past few months

According to the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (2016-2018) sent by the president to the National Assembly, the ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 2, 2015

We’ve exposed 45,000 ghost workers in the Finance Ministry – ICPC claims

by James Sambo The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has revealed that it has so far uncovered 45,000 ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

Why do governors owe civil servants salaries and expect performance?

by Babatunde Ajileye Every month, state governors along with the president and his cabinet gather. This gathering, the Federal Executive Council, ...

writerJuly 30, 2014

Lawmakers are BROKE: House of representatives demand N30m quarterly allowance

by Kolapo Olapoju Lawmakers of the lower chamber of the National Assembly are reportedly cash strapped as a result of the ...

February 19, 2014

Opinion: Just before Okonjo and Allison drives us crazy

by Odusote Oluwakayode Surely, something is rotten in the NNPC and the Minister of Petroleum, Alissson Madueke either participated in ...

February 19, 2014

Opinion: How corruption among the ruling class destroyed businesses in Nigeria

by Jibrin Ibrahim The Ministry of Finance that is overseeing the inter-agency reconciliation process is of the view that $10.8 ...

February 18, 2014

Opinion: NNPC controversy- Between CBN and the Ministry of Finance

by Olusola Daniel Evidently, this should provide Nigerians with a definitive verdict on the controversy. We would recall that a ...

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