Reps summon Kemi Adeosun, Ahmed, Farouk to account for N1.7tn NSIP fund

The House of Representatives has summoned past and present government officials involved in the National Social…

Confusion as Zainab Ahmed counters Mamman on Amobi’s removal

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved letters containing different directives on how Marilyn Amobi, managing director of…

‘US has disparaged the bank’ — Obasanjo, Zainab Ahmed write AfDB board

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, have…

Zainab Ahmed: Nigeria’s economy heading towards recession

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the economy is heading towards…

National Assembly’s N128b budget shrouded in secrecy — Minister

  The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has disclosed that the N128…

Nigeria to pay 1.5% interest on $3.4bn requested from IMF

The $3.4 billion credit facility being requested by the Nigerian government from the International Monetary Fund…

FG announces COVID-19 stimulus package, to share rice seized by Customs

Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, budget and national planning, announced the fiscal stimulus measures to…

COVID-19: FG mulls giving Nigerians stipends, says Zainab Ahmed

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government is considering…

Lecturers who are not on IPPIS won’t get February salary, says minister

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, says lecturers who have not enrolled for…

Accountant-General opposes finance minister, says 7.5% VAT is in full force

Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation, says the implementation of the finance bill has begun.…

Firms with less than N25m turnover will no longer pay company tax – FG

The Finance Bill 2019, when signed into law, will ensure that small businesses with turnover less…

Border closure contributing to rising inflation, says finance minister

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, says the closure of the country’s land borders is contributing to…

No going back on IPPIS, says finance minister

The Federal Government on Tuesday said there was no going back on the October 31 deadline…

We have difficulty servicing debts, says FG

Barely 24 hours after the International Monetary Fund advised Nigeria to increase tax to raise more…

Why Nigeria is borrowing fresh $3bn from World Bank —Ahmed

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has said the $3bn loan…

Zainab Ahmed: FEC approved increase in VAT to 7.5% — not 7.2%

Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal executive council (FEC) approved…

FG proposes N9.79 trillion budget for 2020

The Federal Government will propose to the National Assembly about N9.79 trillion as total expenditure in…

FG moves to recover N614bn budget support given to states

The federal government is making moves to recover N614 billion given to 35 states as budget…

Zainab Ahmed: Corps members will earn new minimum wage

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, says National Youth Service Corps members will receive the new…

No plan to remove fuel subsidy now, FG insists

Nigeria’s Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed has reiterated government’s resolve not to remove fuel subsidy. She made…

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