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4 days ago
The Federal Government, yesterday, justified approval of N1,145,000,000 for the purchase of vehicles for the government of Niger Republic. This came after Nigerians expressed outrage over the action exposed by a popular social media influencer, David Hundeyin.
25 Jul
It will take the Federal Government, at least, seven and half years to pay its existing N36.78 trillion debt – which is about 88 per cent of the N41.6 trillion national public debt stock – if it saves 100 per cent of its retained earnings..
3 Jul
The manipulations that led to the dramatic approval of the $3.1 billion Customs modernisation project to another party completely different from the one approved by the Federal Executive Council...
24 Jun
Lack of primary skills on how to manage, save and invest money was one of the reasons why public employees experience financial troubles, as most public servants do not cultivate an effective saving habit...
22 Jun
The Federal Government has remained silent on the implementation of the national fleet after five years, as well as the disbursement of the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) for vessel acquisition among indigenous operators.
20 Jun
Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, has reiterated commitment of the Federal Government to ensure adequate and quality data for successful policies in the agricultural sector.
19 Jun
There is no respite yet over the controversies surrounding the approval of the $3.1 billion e-Customs concession project, as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has allegedly signed a fresh agreement that excludes two of the parties in the original concession thereby overriding the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
2 Jun
The Federal Government, yesterday, took bold steps to address the astronomical food prices across the federation, planning to “very quickly” convene a meeting of the National Food Security Council (NFSC).
23 May
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, and the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, have advised underwriters in the country to pay claims promptly to retain public confidence.
17 May
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said despite the Federal Government's efforts to leverage the benefits of tax exemptions and concessions...
1 May
The Federal Government has been urged to deploy tax break incentives for local manufacturers in other to lower costs and encourage more exports. The concerned freight forwarders also called on the Minister of Finance...
21 Apr
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, yesterday, blamed the country’s rising fiscal deficit partly on the ongoing Ukraine war.

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An attacker stabbed 10 people to death in Kerman province in southern Iran due to "personal differences", before being arrested by police, state media reported Monday.
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Six migrants were found dead at sea and others were missing after their boat sank Monday off the coast of Algeria, local television reported, adding six survivors were rescued.
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Nigerian artiste, Kizz Daniel (real name:Oluwatobilola Daniel Anidugbe) has been arrested by the Tanzania police for a breach of contract. The Buga singer who was billed to perform at his own concert tagged “Afro Classic World Tour” simply did not show up. Early today, videos of the concert goers destroying properties in the concert surfaced…
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Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday condemned a viral video on social media showing members of the Pyrates Confraternity mocking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu during a procession. Soyinka in a statement said he was appalled at the lyrics of the song. In the video, the Pyrates’ members…
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A Sri Lankan court on Monday released on bail top leftist trade union leader Joseph Stalin, whose arrest had sparked international condemnation and widespread protests.