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18 Dec
Federal, states and local councils shared N675.946 billion from the federation account for November on Friday.
14 Dec 2019
As part of its transition programme, the Restoration Government of Governor Seriake Dickson has said it has concluded plans to render account of its eight years sojourn at Creek Haven
5 Oct 2019
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq yesterday inaugurated the State Task Force on immunisation and primary healthcare, saying the exercise forms a part of his administration’s efforts to stamp out polio and strengthen access to primary healthcare.
31 Jul 2019
The Federal Ministry of Finance and the Nigeria Commodity Exchange (NCX) have announced plans to incentivise agro-processing companies and exporters with excise tax and export duty rebates for operators that buy their raw materials and export commodities on the NCX platform.
8 Apr 2019
Programme Coordinator of the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC), Tengi George-Ikoli, has expressed fears that the dip in oil prices could send the country back to recession going by the depletion of the Excess Crude Account (ECA). Recalling the calls for transparency and accountability on the running of the account, she, however, noted that the…
1 Apr 2019
The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday queried the Federal Ministry of Finance for high budgetary releases to itself and some of its parastatal agencies. Members of the committee raised the question when officials of the ministry appeared before them to defend their 2019 budget proposals. The committee noted that amid complaints of paucity of…
7 Nov 2018
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat (NGFS) will kick-off its yearly IGR Peer Learning Event today at the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja. The event, which will host all Commissioners for Finance of the 36 states, Ministry of Finance, Joint Tax Board and Chairmen of states’ Boards of Internal Revenue, will provide a platform to share practical and…
5 Nov 2018
The Federal Government says that at the end of the third quarter of 2018, 209 tax appeal cases amounting to 18.8 billion dollars, 0.8 million Euros and N205.6 billion are pending across the zones. Mr Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, said this on Monday in Abuja, at the inauguration of commissioners of…
18 Sep 2018
The Supervising Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, has vowed to work assiduously for Nigeria’s attainment of economic stability. A statement by the ministry’s Director of Press and Information Department quoted her as saying yesterday when she formally resumed duties. The minister was received by the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, accompanied by other management…
9 Dec 2017
The integrity of the nation’s capital market was the major consideration for the timing of the suspension of Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo. Gwarzo, who was queried by the Ministry of Finance on November 3, 2017 responded on November 7, 2017, even as his response was unsatisfactory. There was…
26 Apr 2017
‎The Federal Ministry of Finance said that it had not hired any Public Relations firm for 2 million dollars (N612 million) per month.
21 Jun 2016
Workers of the Federal Ministry of Finance yesterday staged a peaceful protest at the ministry’s headquarters in Abuja, demanding the removal of the Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun.

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