News - Minister Of Finance

Buhari Requests Afrexim Bank To Align Its Lending Scheme With Agriculture

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the African Export – Import Bank, AFREXIM to align its lending schemes with the agricultural priorities of the present administration.

Alcohol Manufacturers Reject 500% Excise Duty Hike

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Distillers and Blenders Association of Nigeria (DIBAN) says it rejects the new ”astronomical increase” in excise duty being imposed on domestic wines and spirits.

Osinbajo Asks States To Be More Creative In Revenue Generation

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged states to think and plan as countries to be more financially viable.

F.G. Committed To Fighting Terrorism, Says Adeosun

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has said that it is committed to the global fight against terrorism and its financing.

Whistle Blower Policy: FG Recovers Over N8bn

2 months ago /
Nation 

Over eight billion Naira has been recovered since the introduction of the Whistle Blower Policy.

Nigeria To Pay $16.9 Million Professional Fee To Lawyers Over Abacha Loot Recovery

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria is to pay the two lawyers who handled the recovery of Abacha loot the sum of 16.9 million Dollars as professional fee.

FG, States And LGS Share N647.39bn For February

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun,  is to meet with the group General Manager of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to reconcile and resolve the grey areas in the figures presented by the Corporation.

FG Approves 6.97bn Naira For Security Equipment Of New UN Building

3 months ago /
Nation 

Federal Executive council on Wednesday approved the sum six point nine seven billion naira for the procurement of State- of -the -Art security gadgets and furniture for the reconstructed United Nations building in Abuja. 

World Development Report 2018 For Nigeria Launched

3 months ago /
Business and Economy  

Nigeria’s Ministries of Finance and Education in collaboration with the World Bank has  launched the World Development Report 2018 for Nigeria.

FG Denies Subsidizing Petroleum Products

4 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun has denied reports that the federal government is still subsidizing petroleum products, admitting that the Nigerian national petroleum corporation is importing refined products at a loss.

Suspension Of SEC DG Instilled Confidence In Nigeria’s Capital Market – Adeosun

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun says the decision to suspend the former Director General (DG) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, paid off. According to her, the decision helped to instil confidence in Nigeria’s capital market as well as its investors. “I think that the position that...

Public Service Rule Quoted By Adeosun Does Not Exist – Gwarzo

4 months ago /
Nation 

The former Director General (DG) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, on Tuesday during the House of Representatives Investigative Hearing on his suspension faulted the public service rule quoted by the Minister of Finance in his letter of suspension. Reading from the letter, which was signed by the...

Administrative Panel Recommends Gwarzo’s Dismissal From Public Service

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Administrative Panel of Inquiry set up to intervene in the conflict between the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and the suspended DG of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Mounir Gwarzo, has recommended the dismissal of Mr Gwarzo, from the Public Service of the Federal Government. The Panel at...

Fuel Subsidy: NNPC Draws N4.95 Trillion

4 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's state owned Oil Company, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation {NNPC} has admitted it received a total of n4.95 trillion as fuel subsidy payment between 2006 and 2015.

UN Appoints Adeosun Into Pension Fund’s Investments Committee

5 months ago /
Nation 

The United Nations has appointed Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, into the Investments Committee of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). UN’s Under-Secretary-General, Ms. Jan Beagle, who confirmed Adeosun’s appointment, disclosed that the Adeosun would serve a one-year term of office effective from January 1, 2018. A statement...

House Commences Hearing On Conflict Between Finance Minister, SEC DG

6 months ago /
Nation 

A public hearing on the need to intervene in the conflict between the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and the suspended DG of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Mounir Gwarzo, has commenced. Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and Institutions, Yusuf Tajudeen, however, read a...

BREAKING: Reps Shift Public Hearing On Suspended DG Of SEC

6 months ago /
Nation 

The public hearing on the conflict between the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and the suspended Director General of Securities and Exchange Commission has been rescheduled for January 2018. This follows a notification by the Minister of Finance seeking permission to attend the Federal Executive Council meeting which continues today. The letter...

Reps Summons Adeosun, Ngige, Others Over NSTIF Remittances

6 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives ad-hoc committee probing ministries, departments and agencies remittances to the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has summoned the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, Minister Of Labour And Productivity, Chris Ngige, Accountant general of the federation Ahmed Idris and the director general, budget Office Ben Akabueze...

House Of Reps Wades Into Sec/Ministry Of Finance Crisis

6 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's House of Representatives has mandated it's committee on capital market and institutions to investigate all allegations on the conflict between the Minister Of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and the suspended Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission, Sec, Munir Gwarzo Over Oando's Forensic Audit and corruption allegations. The lawmakers also want all parties...

Court Grants Nenadi Usman Permission To Visit US For Treatment

6 months ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted the former Minister of Finance, Mrs Nenadi Usman, permission to travel to the United States for medical care. Justice Rilwan Aikawa ordered that her passport be released to enable her travel from December 18. She is, however, to present herself for trial on...


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