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…

Zainab Ahmed backs Ganduje’s plan to buy 540MW from QIPP

The Federal Government, via the minister of finance, has backed the 540 megawatts Qua Iboe Power…

Finance minister, CBN meet marketers to avert yuletide fuel scarcity

Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have met with oil…

FG moves to restrict  number of children per mother

The Federal Government has declared that it was working hard to come out with a policy…

More national assets will be privatised, says Emefiele

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says more state-owned enterprises will be…

FG to prosecute those responsible for Skye Bank’s failure

The Federal Government has promised to persecute all those found to be responsible for the failure…

Finance Minister visits Customs boss, says ‘Nigeria’s revenue base low’

Finance Minister, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says Nigeria’s debt appears high because the country is currently facing…

Buhari confirms Zainab Ahmed as minister of finance

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Zainab Ahmed will be minister of finance. Buhari…

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