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Meet Five Women who are currently Ministers

1.Hajiya Zainab Ahmed Minister of Finance, Budget and National planning. Hajiya Zainab Ahmed got her Bachelor of Science degree from ABU Zaria and Masters in business administration. She was born on 16th June 1960. 2. Sharon Ikeazor. Sharon Ikeazor is from Anambra state. She got her Bachelor of Law from University of Benin and certificate of practice from Nigerian Law school in 1985.

  11 months ago ago
Meet Five Women who are currently Ministers

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: National Assembly Summons Finance Minister, Police Deploy 34,587 Operatives

National Assembly Summons Finance Minister, Central Bank Governor Over Customs’ Project Stalled Since 2017 The House of Representatives on Thursday mandated its Committee on Customs and Excise; Finance; Banking and Currency to invite Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele; Controller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: National Assembly Summons Finance Minister, Police Deploy 34,587 Operatives

CULTURE

5 Most Influential Women in Nigeria

1. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: She was born on 13th June, 1954. She is a Nigerian-American economist, fair trade leader, environmental sustainability advocate. Okonjo Iweala was a former minister of Finance, the Federal Republic of Nigeria. She is the first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization as Director-General.

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5 Most Influential Women in Nigeria

POLITICS

Ministers' Sack: Why Ahmed Should Make More Efforts As Nigeria Finance Minister

In a rather shocking event on Wednesday, reports emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked two of his ministers due to non-performance after subjecting their works to critical review. Photo Credit: Punchng The two Ministers, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Engr.

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Ministers' Sack: Why Ahmed Should Make More Efforts As Nigeria Finance Minister

POLITICS

How Buhari Administration Is Developing Infrastructure & Building Wealth For Nigeria

The building of infrastructure facilities across Nigeria is the major sector in which the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has tackled. The administration has been successful in revamping critical infrastructure that has been abandoned by the previous government. Railway sectors that have been abandoned and even said to be unredeemable have been rejuvenated by the administration into a world-class railway sector that is used in conveying people from one location to another.

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How Buhari Administration Is Developing Infrastructure & Building Wealth For Nigeria

CAREER-JOBS

One Major Reason Why 33 States May Not Pay Salaries

Many states have been struggling to meet up with salary payment due to the economic downturn and deduction in the monthly allocation from federation account. While the Nigerian Labour Congress is lamenteing the non-payment of salaries in some states, available indicators have shown that about 33 states may not be able to pay salaries because of one major reason.

  11 months ago ago
One Major Reason Why 33 States May Not Pay Salaries

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines:FG Proposed N292bn To Retire Matured Bonds; PDP Will Return To Power In 2023-Ortom

2022 Budget: FG proposes N292bn to retire matured bonds The federal government has proposed N292.7 billion to retire maturing bonds to local contractors/suppliers of government. (Photos Credit: Vanguard) This represents 1.79 per cent of total expenditure. Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed made this disclosure at her 2022 budget breakdown in Abuja.

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Today's Headlines:FG Proposed N292bn To Retire Matured Bonds; PDP Will Return To Power In 2023-Ortom

POLITICS

Here's Why The FG Should Rethink Its Plan To Increase Taxes On Carbonated Drink By Next Year January

Image credit: punchng.com According to the Punch News, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed made it known yesterday that there would be a possible increase in the taxation on carbonated drinks, which would lead to a price increase. Zainab Ahmed revealed this at the Public Presentation and Breakdown of the Highlights of the 2022 Appropriation Bill on Friday in Abuja, stating that it will be part of the additions in the 2021 Finance Act which will take effect from January 2022.

  11 months ago ago
Here's Why The FG Should Rethink Its Plan To Increase Taxes On Carbonated Drink By Next Year January

ECONOMY-FINANCE

VAT:Why It Would Be Wise For Taxpayers To Hold Onto Their Tax Amid Tussle Between FG And State Govts

Amid the controversy surrounding the idea for states to impose and charge VAT in their respective domains, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has in a report from Punch advised business owners to pay their September VAT to the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS).

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VAT:Why It Would Be Wise For Taxpayers To Hold Onto Their Tax Amid Tussle Between FG And State Govts

POLITICS

VAT Saga: Why Will The Finance Minister Resort To Begging Taxpayers To Pay Directly To The FIRS?

It is no longer news that the Abuja Appeal Court had ruled against the decision of the Lagos and Rivers State governments to impose and charge VAT, thus preventing both state governments from implementing the verdict, what's news now is that the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed has recently pleaded with Nigerian taxpayers to continue paying tax to the FIRS (Federal Inland Revenue Services) according to a report from Sahara Reporters.

  1 year ago ago
VAT Saga: Why Will The Finance Minister Resort To Begging Taxpayers To Pay Directly To The FIRS?

FASHION-BEAUTY

I would like To Know Her Name- Ngozi Reacts To A Photo of A Girl That Rocked Her Lookalike Outfit.

Former minister of Finance and current Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has reacted to the photo of a young girl who rocked her lookalike outfit. In the photo which have generated lot of reactions on social media, the yet to be identified girl rocked Okonjo's signature traditional outfit with an eye glass, as she posted for a the camera in an adorable photo.

  11 months ago ago
I would like To Know Her Name- Ngozi Reacts To A Photo of A Girl That Rocked Her Lookalike Outfit.

POLITICS

Meet five women who are currently serving Ministers under Buhari's administration

1.Hajiya Zainab Ahmed Minister of Finance, Budget and National planning. Hajiya Zainab Ahmed got her Bachelor of Science degree from ABU Zaria and Masters in business administration. She was born on 16th June 1960. 2. Sharon Ikeazor. Sharon Ikeazor is from Anambra state. She got her Bachelor of Law from University of Benin and certificate of practice from Nigerian Law school in 1985.

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Meet five women who are currently serving Ministers under Buhari's administration

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines; We'll Borrow More To Finance - FG; Wike Goes Aggressive On Land Reclamation In Rivers - SSG

Photos Credit: Google We’ll borrow more to finance N6.258trn 2022 budget deficit – FG DESPITE the outcry against frequent borrowing, the federal government Wednesday hinted of its plan to borrow more in order to finance the N6.258 trillion deficit in the proposed 2022 budget. Photos Credit: Vanguard

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Today's Headlines; We'll Borrow More To Finance - FG; Wike Goes Aggressive On Land Reclamation In Rivers - SSG

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FG uncomfortable exceeding borrowing limit – Minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said the federal is extremely uncomfortable with the very fact that it exceeded the borrowing threshold within the Fiscal Responsibility Act. Ahmed, who spoke at the ongoing 27th National Economic Summit in Abuja on Monday, said the Federal Government planned to scale down borrowing in the coming years.

  11 months ago ago
FG uncomfortable exceeding borrowing limit – Minister

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Zainab Ahmed Reveals FG's Plans To Borrow $3 billion from Eurobond In October

The Federal Government has revealed plans to raise $3 billion from Eurobond sales in the second week of October. The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, who revealed this during an interview on Bloomberg TV on Thursday said that the $3 billion constituted half of the amount needed from external borrowing to fund the 2021 budget deficit.

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Zainab Ahmed Reveals FG's Plans To Borrow $3 billion from Eurobond In October

ENTERTAINMENT

Today's Headlines: I Have Been Emotionally Broken-Tega, FG To Borrow $3bn Via Eurobonds In October

Evicted BBNaija ‘Shine ya Eye’ housemates, Boma and Tega are currently battling to overcome the trauma, shame and negative attention that their ‘ misconduct’ brought to them while they were in the house. In fact, since their eviction last Sunday night alongside Michael and Peace, the two housemates have been in the news for the wrong reason.

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Today's Headlines: I Have Been Emotionally Broken-Tega, FG To Borrow $3bn Via Eurobonds In October

ECONOMY-FINANCE

We are borrowing sensibly and responsibly, Finance Minister reassures Nigerians amid huge debts

Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning has said that Nigeria's borrowing rate is still at 23% of the Gross Domestic product, highlighting that federal government borrowing is responsible and sensible. According to Sahara Reporters, Zainab made the statement on Monday, 30th August, 2021, in Abuja while addressing Pressmen on the recent rise in the Country's GDP.

  1 year ago ago
We are borrowing sensibly and responsibly, Finance Minister reassures Nigerians amid huge debts

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Nigeria's Debt Problem To Get Worse As FG Is Ready To Borrow N5 Trillion In 2022

It is no longer news that the dept picture of Nigeria is a dilemma which is affecting the total well being of the Nation and causing damages to all sectors of the Nation. The dept picture of Nigeria tells a tale on the economic melt down of the Country and also serves as a determinant to whether the economy system of Nigeria will heal or diminish even more.

  11 months ago ago
Nigeria's Debt Problem To Get Worse As FG Is Ready To Borrow N5 Trillion In 2022

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Borrowing Is Our Only Way Out Of Recession - Finance Minister Says

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has stated that borrowing is the only way the country can escape recession. She made this claim to defend the Federal Government amidst criticism by Nigerians over the incessant borrowings since President Muhammadu Buhari emerged as President.

  11 months ago ago
Borrowing Is Our Only Way Out Of Recession - Finance Minister Says

POLITICS

Minister Of Finance - FG Will Borrow To Fund N6.25trn Deficit In 2022 Budget

According to a statement made by Zainab Ahmed the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, during a briefing the of the 2022 budget proposal, she said that the Federal government will be borrowing N6.258 trillion, in other to finance the 2022 budget, which will provide developmental projects and basic amenities like power supply, water, rail roads and bridges for the growth and development of the country.

  11 months ago ago
Minister Of Finance - FG Will Borrow To Fund N6.25trn Deficit In 2022 Budget