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CBN committed to reducing Nigeria’s demand for forex – Emefiele

...COVID-19 responsible for Nigeria's huge debt - Finance Minister THE Central Bank of Nigeria Governor (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has said that the apex bank is...

Soaring inflation, pressure force Nigerian govt to suspend subsidy removal

CONCERNS over soaring inflation in the country and intense pressure from Nigerians have forced the Federal Government to suspend plans to remove fuel subsidy. Minister...

Auditor-General mandates Owo, Yenegoa FMCs to return nearly N700 million to government coffers

THE federal medical centres (FMC) in Owo, Ondo State, and Yenegoa, Bayelsa State contravened the Financial Regulations (FR) (2009) in handling the funds they...
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FG introduces sugar tax on non- alcoholic beverages

THE Federal Government has introduced sugar tax on non-alcoholic beverages. Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed said the tax became law to discourage excessive consumption of...

FG to cushion effect of removal of fuel subsidy with N5000 monthly grant

MINISTER of Finance, Budget and National Planning Zainab Ahmed says the Nigerian government plans to remove fuel subsidy in 2022 and cushion the effect...

VAT war: Nigerian government wants out-of-court solution

THE Federal Government said it would consider an out-of-court solution in resolving the crisis surrounding the collection of value-added tax (VAT) between the Federal...
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Nigeria’s debt burden, borrowings are worrisome – Adeboye

THE General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Pastor Enock Adeboye has deplored Nigeria's high debt burden and continued borrowings by the...

Eighty-seven percent of 2022 budget will be financed by debt – FG

THE Federal Government has said it will borrow N4.89 trillion in both domestic and foreign loans to finance the 2022 deficit budget of N5.62...

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INEC denies operating registration centres in Niger Republic

THE Chief Press Secretary to the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Rotimi Oyekanmi has denied reports...

Privatisation council approves fast-tracking concession of Zungeru power plant

THE National Council on Privatisation has approved the fast-tracking of the work plan for the concession of the Zungeru...

Court jails Senator Nwaoboshi for seven years over money laundering

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has sentenced a serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, to seven years in...

Nigeria-UK Migration Agreement: Smugglers, illegal migrants to face maximum sentence, deportation

THE United Kingdom government has signed a new migration agreement with Nigeria that will deter illegal migration, the Home...

Buhari condemns Shiroro attack, asks Nigerians to pray for safe return of abducted victims

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, describing it as...
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