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Zainab Ahmed

28 May
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said the ministry under her watch implemented notable reforms to support economic recovery and resilience in the country.
11 May
For the insurance business in the African market to address low acceptance, there is a need for underwriting companies to adopt digital tools in marketing and swift claim processing.
10 May
Federal Government and tax experts, in Abuja, yesterday, insisted there is a need to tax more Nigerians, as federal and state governments struggle to finance budgetary provisions.
8 May
That the recently-introduced new Fiscal Policy Measures and Tariff Amendments (FPM 2023) missed the traditional fawning review of the national economic managers may have sent a strong message, perhaps, about the fast-dwindling popularity of such trite or that there are just too many of such hurriedly-prepared policies taking the attention of the inner circle.
3 May
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved partial exclusion of the Ministry of Finance Incorporated (MOFI) from the Treasury Single Account (TSA). The President also granted request of the board of MOFI to charge management and transaction fees...
1 May
Dr Samuel Nzekwe, a financial expert, has advised the incoming administration to licence more smaller modular refineries to end fuel crisis in the country.
30 Apr
The Federal Government has announced a review of the Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) as part of the implementation of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Common External Tariff (CET) 2022-2026, thereby raising tariffs on importation of rice, wheat, alcohol among 189 items.
29 Apr
With exactly one month to the end of its tenure, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government appears confused over whether to end or continue the provision of subsidy for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol, as the administration is currently speaking from both sides of the mouth.
28 Apr
The National President of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Ide John Udeagbaala, has regretted the degenerating ease of doing business in the country, which he said has put a serious strain on production. Speaking yesterday at a media briefing on the state of the nation, Udeagbaala said this,…
28 Apr
Despite spending over N10 trillion in less than two years and opting for a loan of $800 million as palliative, the Federal Government, in a volte-face, made a joke of its initial plan to remove petrol subsidy when it yesterday...
25 Apr
With the procurement of the $800 million grant from the World Bank, the Federal Government appears to have secured an anchorage to market the fuel subsidy removal by June 2023.
25 Apr
The move by the Federal Government to secure an $800 million World Bank facility to fund palliative programmes for 10 million households, which translates, to about 50 million Nigerians is raising concerns among stakeholders.


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Afrobeat singer Davido, has lauded the governor of Osun state, Ademola Adeleke who recently completed 100 days in office, since the appeal court upheld his election, after an earlier tribunal ruling against him. Davido shared this on his “X” account, formerly twitter, acknowledging his happiness for his “Uncle” One strong  year in office !! Proud…
51 mins ago
The Lagos State Taskforce has said it will no longer tolerate the blockade of streets and roads in the state by individuals who carry our social activities like birthday parties and naming ceremonies thereby inconveniencing other road users.
1 hour ago
The governor of Niger, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, on Tuesday increased the monthly allowance of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state with ₦10,000 (ten thousand naira).
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Benin's President Patrice Talon this week held his first talks with predecessor and rival Thomas Boni Yayi for two years, but opposition parties condemned the lack of progress on freeing jailed colleagues.
1 hour ago
The France Ambassador to Nigeria, Emmanuelle Blatmann, has called for concerted efforts aimed at tackling the menace of gender-based violence in the country.
1 hour ago
To raise awareness about Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND), the British Council Nigeria has rallied stakeholders to chart a path for the inclusion of children with disabilities and gender in education.
2 hours ago
Peru's attorney general has laid a constitutional complaint against President Dina Boluarte over a crackdown on protests that led to the deaths of more than 50 people.
2 hours ago
The curtains fell on the grand spectacle that was AmuwoGames 2023, leaving a legacy of triumphs, unity, and community excellence. The closing ceremony, hosted in Ward B of Amuwo-Odofin, was a culmination of a month-long celebration of sportsmanship, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of the Amuwo-Odofin community. The founder, Oluwaseun Ayeni, expressed gratitude to all…
2 hours ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has asked the Senate to give him the authorization to borrow $8,699,168,559 and €100 million to carry out critical projects across the country. The president's request was contained in a letter read at the commencement of plenary on Tuesday by Senate President Godswill Akpabio. Tinubu, in the letter, explained that the…
2 hours ago
A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele to Thursday and Friday, January 18 and 19, 2024. Emefiele is facing a six-count amended charge bordering on alleged procurement fraud to the tune of N1.6 billion. Emefiele pleaded not guilty to the…