Tag Archives: Minister of Finance

Nigerian Government Reopens Four Land Borders After 16-Month Closure

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate opening of four land borders. The borders are Seme in the southwest, Illela in Sokoto State, Maigatari in the northwest, and Mfun in the south-south. The announcement was made by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed at the end of the 28th virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. The…

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35 States Owe FG N614bn – Minister Of Finance

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government has resolved to recover N614bn loan facility from 35 states of the federation. The minister revealed this when she briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the National Economic Council, presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo,…

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Breaking!!! President Buhari Set To Release N20 Billion To Nigeria Universities

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N20 billion to revitalize public universities in line with the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, made this disclosure in Abuja on Monday 24th September 2018. According to reports, she explained that the money for the universities would…

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I Didn’t Know The Certificate Was Forged – Read Kemi Adeosun’s Full Resignation Letter

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun who resumed office in 2015 stepped down on Friday, 14th September 2018 after owning up to parading a forged youth service scheme certificate. Her resignation caused a huge uproar among Nigerians; some tagged it one of the honourable steps any Nigerian politician have taken so far. However, the…

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Alibaba Defends Kemi Adeosun Over Allegations Of Forged NYSC Certificate & Resignation

Veteran Comedian, Alibaba took his Instagram to defend and give insights on the Minister of Finance, KemiAdeosun’s resignation over allegations of forged NYSC certificate. His post read, “Many people are getting the Kemi Adeosun NYSC matter wrong. She did not claim to have served. She came back to Nigeria when she had passed the age to serve. She…

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Nigerians On Twitter React To Kemi Adeosun’s Resignation

Following the resignation of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, Nigerians on Twitter have been reacting to the said resignation. While some applauded her action and called it a dignified step, considering her lingering National Youth Service Corps certificate scandal, others are calling for her arrest and a refund of salaries received while in office. Adeosun…

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Minister Of Finance, Kemi Adeosun Resigns Over Allegations Of Forged NYSC Certificate

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has reportedly resigned from the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Daily Trust, Adeosun resigned over allegations that she forged her National Youth Service Corps certificate and its effect on the President’s run for the 2019 election. It is however unclear, on when the resignation will take effect. Details soon….. For more…

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Minister Of Finance, Kemi Adeosun Gets Appointment With United Nations

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

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Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Rejects Oby Ekekwesili’s “Opaque, Archaic Economy” Claim, Defends Buhari’s Administration

Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun has reacted to remarks by the former Vice President of the World Bank, Oby Ekekwesili’s remarks that the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is “archaic and opaque” in  terms of economic policies. According to Premium Times, Ezekwesili who was a guest on ‘The Platform’ a public policy forum in Abuja held on Saturday, accused…

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