Zainab Ahmed

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited is selling Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, at a loss because of its mandate from the Federal Government as regards PMS subsidy, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, said on Monday. Sylva’s remarks came as oil marketers stated that the supply hitches […]

    President Muhammadu Buhari has slammed state governors over what he described as their unfair treatment of the administration at the local government level across the country. The President spoke after delivering his speech at an event hosted for members of the Senior Executive Course 44 (2022) of the National Institute for Policy and […]

    President Muhammadu Buhari says the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has his backing to redesign the naira notes. According to the president, Nigeria has a lot to gain from the change in naira notes. He added that he did not consider three months for the change to the new notes as being short. […]

  The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has confirmed the removal of electricity subsidies by the federal government, adding that the commission will review tariff rates every six months. Over the weekend, Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, had announced the removal of subsidy on electricity tariff. Speaking during a press briefing on Wednesday, Sanusi Garba, […]

    President Muhammadu Buhari has not directed anyone to implement fuel subsidy removal, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has declared. He spoke after meeting Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday, stating that he had gone to convey the feeling of constituents to him on some concerns, including the proposed removal of subsidy. […]

  The Federal Government has said that it would facilitate the promotion of industrial digital economy, sustainable and inclusive economic development in Nigeria and Africa. Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, said this at the West Africa Business Forum entitled “Empowering women and youths to spur Africa’s transformation agenda” in Lagos, […]

  The Organised Labour has condemned and rejected the plan by the Federal Government to slash the salaries of workers in the country. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Waba, who said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, noted that the plan was tantamount to a “mass suicide” wish, for […]

  A former  Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, and a professor of Political Economy, Pat Utomi,  have faulted the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele’s justification of printing money to support government. Mailafia and Utomi, in separate interviews on Sunday, stated that there was no basis for comparing what Nigeria did […]

  ….Military delaying supplementary budget for weapons procurement, says minister …..NGF worry over worsening security situation   As insecurity continues to ravage many parts of the country, the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has expressed worry at the deteriorating situation, stating that the UK government was keen on helping Nigeria win its fight […]


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