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"Finance minister said N1.3t was released to last service chiefs, N895m budget for defence" - Shehu

Senator Shehu Sani has reacted over the alleged N1.3 trillion and N895 million spent on security in the country. He said that the Minister of Finance, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, had claimed that N1.3 trillion was released to previous service chiefs within 2 years. According to the statement, this is apart from the special approvals the service chiefs were getting directly from the president.

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POLITICS

From Criticisms to Commendations: The Calm Return of Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s Former Finance Minister

On Friday, September 14, 2018, Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s (former) Minister of Finance posted the statement on her official resignation on her Facebook page. The former minister had no other option other than to resign after an investigative report by Premium Times discovered she was using a forged National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate.

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From Criticisms to Commendations: The Calm Return of Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s Former Finance Minister

POLITICS

The Senate has begun an investigation into President Buhari's economic recovery plan.

The Senate on Tuesday directed six of its committees to conduct an investigation of the Federal Government's Economic Recovery and Growth Plan between 2017 and 2020, according to a release from the Senate. In order to engage Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance and National Planning, on the matter, the committees were given the authority to do so.

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The Senate has begun an investigation into President Buhari's economic recovery plan.

POLITICS

Chief Festus Okotie - Eboh: Flamboyant Lifestyle Of Nigeria's First Finance Minister (Photos)

Nigeria has always been blessed with highly educated politicians gifted in rhetoric. In fact, the politicians used these qualities to fight for the country's independence. Each one of them was unique and popular for various reasons. Chief Festus Okotie - Eboh, Nigeria's Minister of Finance in the first Republic was known for his flamboyant lifestyle.

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Chief Festus Okotie - Eboh: Flamboyant Lifestyle Of Nigeria's First Finance Minister (Photos)

POLITICS

The Igbos Have Seen Horrors Of Civil War, How Much Effort Have We Put To Make Them Feel Home?~ Bello

The grandchild to the former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, Bello Shagari has come out recently to deliberate on how the Igbos are being treated in the country. Bello who spoke extensively in the tweet he made via his official Twitter handle stated that Igbos have seen the horrors of the civil war and since then they have been feeling scorned by the rest of Nigerians.

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The Igbos Have Seen Horrors Of Civil War, How Much Effort Have We Put To Make Them Feel Home?~ Bello

POLITICS

Delta 2023: Meet The Top 3 Likely Successors of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

1. David Edevbie; (57 years old) is the Delta State Government's chief of staff. In 1999, the UK-based financial specialist made a stunning entrance into Nigerian politics. When he returned home to take over as Commissioner for Finance and Economic Planning in the administration of ex-Governor James Ibori, a position he maintained until 2007.

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Delta 2023: Meet The Top 3 Likely Successors of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: FG Borrowed From Recovered Loot- Minister, Malami Speaks On 2bn Repatriated Fund

FG Borrowed From Recovered Loot- Minister Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette Recently, The Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed appeared before he House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the assessment and status of recovered. The chairman of the committee, Adeogun Adejoro, said that it was necessary for the committee to know the number of recovered loot and where they were being kept.

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Today's Headlines: FG Borrowed From Recovered Loot- Minister, Malami Speaks On 2bn Repatriated Fund

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: We've Been Borrowing Money From Recovered Loot- Ahmed, NPF Rescues 14 Kidnap Victims

We Have Been Borrowing Money From Recovered Loot- Finance Minister Reveals The Minister of Finance and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed has revealed that the Government has been borrowing money from recovered loots to fund the budget. The Minister stated this when she appeared before the House of Representatives Committee Investigation of recovered loots on Thursday.

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Today's Headlines: We've Been Borrowing Money From Recovered Loot- Ahmed, NPF Rescues 14 Kidnap Victims

POLITICS

Check out the Seven Female Ministers in Nigeria 2021

1:Zainab Ahmed (Minister of Finance) Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed (born 16 June 1960) is a Nigerian accountant who has been serving as Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning since 2019.At the time, President Muhammadu Buhari brought the two ministries under her as one, making her the de facto Minister of Economy.

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Check out the Seven Female Ministers in Nigeria 2021

HEALTH

(Photos) Old man get emergency medical care in taxi over lack of beds in hospital.

A taxi has been used to admit an old man who was rushed to the hospital in Ghana. This was posted by Pa Kwesi Indomie on his Twitter page that the old man was taken to the hospital but due to lack of beds in the hospital to accommodate him he was being admitted in a taxi.

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(Photos) Old man get emergency medical care in taxi over lack of beds in hospital.

POLITICS

Former Minister Of Finance, Kemi Adeosun Returns To Social Media 2 Years After She Resigned

The former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has today returned to her social media page on Facebook, after abandoning it for about 3 years since her resignation from the government as the Minister of Finance, over controversies surrounding her NYSC certificate which was alleged to be forged by her.

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Former Minister Of Finance, Kemi Adeosun Returns To Social Media 2 Years After She Resigned

CAREER-JOBS

Kemi Adeosun spotted in Lagos after almost three years of leaving office

Kemi Adeosun, was the Finance Minister of Nigeria between November 2015 and September 2018. In a written letter to the President, Kemi Adeosun resigned as Minister of Finance due to an alleged National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Certificate Forgery scandal. In July, 2018 a National daily report claimed she never took part in the compulsory one year National Youth Service Scheme which is one of the prerequisites for appointment into the public office she was occupying.

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Kemi Adeosun spotted in Lagos after almost three years of leaving office

POLITICS

Finance Minister reveals What The FG Does With The Recovered Loots

For some time now, the federal government under the administration of president Muhammadu Buhari has been recovering some looted funds, looted by politicians in the past. The minister of Finance and national planning, Zainab Ahmed on Thursday revealed what the federal government has been doing with the recovered loots.

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Finance Minister reveals What The FG Does With The Recovered Loots

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Meet Dr Michael Akabogu, The Newly Appointed MD/CEO, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF)

Michael Chukwudumike Akabogu obtained a B. Tech in crop production technology from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State. He later holds a masters in Finance and MBA in Finance and Global Management. He further had a PhD in Financial Mathematics. Dr Akabogu also had a project management certificate of Bryant University Executive Development Centre.

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Meet Dr Michael Akabogu, The Newly Appointed MD/CEO, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF)

ECONOMY-FINANCE

"We borrowed $5.9b in 2020 to fight COVID-19 and implement budget" - Federal Government

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed revealed that the Federal Government borrowed $5.9 billion in 2020 to fight COvid-19 and also implement its budget.According to a statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Communications to the Honourable Minister, Mr. Yunusa Abdullahi, the federal government had to move very fast in other to save the country's economy from crumbling as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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ECONOMY-FINANCE

FG borrowed from recovered loot, will pay back 2022: Minister

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, appeared before the ad hoc committee in charge of investigating the assessment and status of recovered loot. The chairman of the committee, Adeogun Adejoro, made the statement cleared that all looted Funds recovered by FG and the places they are been kept should be known to them.

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FG borrowed from recovered loot, will pay back 2022: Minister

POLITICS

Buhari planning mass suicide of workers over salary slash - Ayuba Wanna

President of NLC, Ayuba Wanna.The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has expressed deep concern over an alleged plan of the federal government to cut down on the cost of governance by slashing workers salary.In a statement released by the President of NLC, Ayuba Wanna, the plan being put in place by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to slash workers' salary is equivalent to a mass suicide wish for Nigerian workers.

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Buhari planning mass suicide of workers over salary slash - Ayuba Wanna

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: FEC Approves N895b Budget for Military, Stakeholders urge FG to wade into onions Blockage

FEC Approves N895b supplementary budgeted to military, Covid-19 Vaccines source: The Cable Photo credit: TheCable According to The Cable Newspaper, The federal Executive Council (FEC) had approved a draft supplementary budget of N895 billion to boost military operations and facilitate procurement of Covid-19 Vaccines This was disclosed by Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, budget and national planning while addressing journalist In Abuja

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Today's Headlines: FEC Approves N895b Budget for Military, Stakeholders urge FG to wade into onions Blockage

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Federal Government Borrowed From Recovered Loot, Hoping To Pay Back In 2022 Says Finance Minister

Zainab Ahmed Minister of Finance who appeared before the House of Representatives ad hoc committee that is investigating the assessment and status of recovered loot, has disclosed that the Federal Government has borrowed from recovered loot. She disclosed that the money will be paid back in 2022. The major aim of her appearing before the committee is for the committee to know about the recovered loots in Nigeria.

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Federal Government Borrowed From Recovered Loot, Hoping To Pay Back In 2022 Says Finance Minister

CAREER-JOBS

Labour Not in support of the slashing of workers' salaries.

The Nigeria Labour Congress have expressed disapproval on government's plan to reduce the wages of workers.Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, stated that the plan by the government to cut down the workers' wages is a way of reducing the cost of governance.

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Labour Not in support of the slashing of workers' salaries.