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Premium Times journalist shortlisted for Fetisov Journalism Awards

For his series on the certificate forgery scandal of erstwhile finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, a Premium Times journalist, AbdulAziz AbdulAziz, has made the shortlist for Fetisov Journalism Awards.

Court orders IGP to release names of 80,115 police ghost workers

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to release the details of the 80,115 ghost officers alleged to have been existing in the Force.

Court grants Munir Gwarzo’s application for extension of time

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted three applications filed by Mounir Gwarzo, the suspended Director-General of Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC. The News...

Zainab Ahmed assumes duty as Supervising Minister of Finance

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, and other directors of the Ministry, on Monday received the Supervising Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed,...

Adeosun’s NYSC Certificate scandal: Presidency says minister still under investigation

The Presidency on Monday disclosed that the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, certificate forgery allegation against the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, is still...

Atiku says Maina’s reinstatement, Adeosun’s forgery case, others show Buhari not uncompromising on corruption

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday replied the presidency after earlier refuting his claim that President Muhammadu Buhari was power-drunk and compromising on...

Adeosun: SERAP writes NYSC, demands ‘accurate’ information

An anti-corruption group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, says it has sent a Freedom of Information request to the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Sule Kazaure, on the status of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun.

Despite certificate forgery scandal, Buhari travels out with Adeosun for ‘high-level’ meetings

Embattled minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun will join President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday to depart Abuja for Lome, Republic of Togo, to participate in...

JUST IN: Buhari in closed-door meeting with Bakare, Adeosun

Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, is meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in a closed-door session at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He...

Certificate Forgery: Don’t cover up for Adeosun, PDP advises NYSC

The PDP gave the advice in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Wednesday in Abuja.

Nigeria releases new tax on tobacco, alcoholic drinks; implementation kicks off today

The upward review of the excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages and tobacco was to raise the government’s fiscal revenues.

ICAN Honours Adeosun, Isiaka with Merit Awards

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, has honoured Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun and Group Executive Director Finance and Account of the Nigerian...

JUST IN: Senate summons 2 ministers, Emefiele over illegal withdrawal of $462m for helicopter purchase

The money was said to have been withdrawn and paid to an American firm for the purchase of helicopters. It was, however, alleged that it was done with the approval of the National Assembly.

Adeosun tasks Islamic corporation on private sector funding

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has called on the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector, ICD, to initiate innovative financial...

Buhari approves new excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages, tobacco

Adeosun said the new duty rate on tobacco was a combination of the existing ad-valorem base rate and specific rate while the ad-valorem rate was replaced with a specific rate for alcoholic beverages.

Adeosun: Nigerian govt targets 4 million fresh taxpayers

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has disclosed that  the Nigerian government is targeting to bring a total of four million fresh taxpayers into...

Nigeria’s capital budget will be strictly used for infrastructural projects, says Adeosun

The Federal Government’s capital budget would be strictly deployed to fund infrastructural projects across the country, Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said. In a statement...

Pension: Ex- Airways workers attack Adeosun, threaten to shut down ministry

Pensioners of the defunct Nigerian Airways on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, MMA, Ikeja, Lagos, over nonpayment of their...

Finally, Reps begin probe on Adeosun/Gwarzo feud

The House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and Institutions on Tuesday began a public hearing on the strife between the Minister of Finance,...

Adeosun: Only 40 million Nigerians pay tax

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said out of 70 million taxable adults in Nigeria, only 40 million of them pay taxes. Mrs Adeosun made...

Finance minister, Adeosun, denies Maina salary

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday said the former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina, did not receive salary from government...

Embattled SEC DG, Mounir Gwarzo, 2 others suspended

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has suspended the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Mounir Gwarzo, from Office to allow for...

Adeosun denies refusing import waivers on drugs, others

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has denied claims in some quarters that she refused to grant import duty waivers in respect of drugs, health commodities...

Nigeria’s public debt stock stands at N20.373trn – DMO

Nigeria’s Total Public Debt Stock released by the Debt Management Office, DMO, has revealed that the Total Public Debt Stock comprising the Federal Government, States and...

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