States received N1.385tr Paris Club refund in 2018, says minister
Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said that last year, state governments received over N1.385 trillion as budget support to enable...
FG to probe ASUU expenditure, defends oil subsidy regime
The Federal Government is to investigate past expenditure of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This follows the current N1.1 trillion demand by the lecturers.
FG denies plan to raise taxes, moves to capture evaders
Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has clarified that the Federal Government is not planning to raise taxes next year as is being erroneously held in certain quarters.
FG releases N820b to MDAs from 2018 budget
Federal Government on Thursday announced the release of over N820.57 billion to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as a capital expenditure from 2018 Budget, saying that it would soon increase it to N1.1 trillion before the end of the year. Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, who disclosed this, during the 2019 budget breakdown,…
Nigeria denies plans to limit child births
The Nigerian government on Wednesday has denied it has plans of placing a two-children per family limit on its citizens. Nigeria's finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, at the 2018 Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja, noted that the Federal government was planning a birth control policy to check the prevalent poverty and unemployment in the country. She…
Government plans two kids per woman in proposed birth control policy
The Federal Government is mulling a birth control policy where the number of children per woman is to be pegged at two to check the prevalent poverty and unemployment in the country.
FG extends verification for Nigeria Airways ex-workers
Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has directed the extension of the ongoing verification and payment of former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways and assured that the exercise would continue until everybody is captured.
Nigeria’s debt sustainability deteriorates faster
Govt spends two-third of revenue on interest payment FSDH research urges urgent revenue diversification Nigeria’s huge debt profile at N22.3 trillion is now assuming more disproportionate weight against the country’s growth and development, a situation that will dispose the nation to perpetual borrowing. But the only solution that is practical, with improved governance, is the…
Government gives Airways ex-workers N22.7b, ASUU gets N20b
The Federal Government has approved the release of N22.68 billion to workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways and N20 billion to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).