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  • 2018 Budget: FG Targets N311bn From Asset Sale, Privatisatio...
  • The Federal Government is aiming to generate of N311bn from privatisation of public properties and the sale of national assets next year to partly finance the 2018 budget. This is contained in the 2018 budget proposals[...]
  • Date Posted:: 15/Nov/2017
  • Nigeria’s Debt Grows by N8tn in Two Years
  • Nigeria’s total debt stock rose by N8tn between September 2015 and September 2017, according to statistics provided by the Debt Management Officry’s total debt stock as of the end of September this year stood[...]
  • Date Posted:: 15/Nov/2017
  • ECOWAS Hails PMB’s Economic Recovery Efforts, Ease Of Doin...
  • The Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) has commended the federal government on its Economic Growth Recovery Plan (EGRP) and strides in the improvement of ease of doing business. Addressing the 12th ECOWAS[...]
  • Date Posted:: 09/Nov/2017
  • FG Kicks Against Moody’s Downgrade, Says Economy on Course
  • The Federal Government, Wednesday, objected the latest Moody’s downgrade of Nigeria from a B1 stable to B2, saying it does not reflect the positive trends in the economy at the market. “Since Nigeria was las[...]
  • Date Posted:: 09/Nov/2017
  • Adeosun: Offshore Tax Havens, Avoidance Schemes Not Illegal
  • As revelations from the Paradise Papers continue to make waves globally, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has clarified that offshore tax havens are not illegal insofar as Nigerian taxpayers using such shelter[...]
  • Date Posted:: 08/Nov/2017
  • Buhari Presents 2018 Budget to N’Assembly Today
  • President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly today (Tuesday). The 2018 budget proposal presentation is scheduled to hold at 2pm. The Federal Government[...]
  • Date Posted:: 07/Nov/2017
  • 2020 Financial Inclusion Target on Course, But Slow, Says Re...
  • The challenge of achieving 80 per cent financial inclusion rate in Nigeria still on course, though a progress report showed stagnation between 2014 and 2016. This was due largely to slow migration to the formal sector b[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2017
  • Nigeria Not an Oil Economy, Says Adeosun
  • The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has declared that changing the Nigerian economic psyche is not an easy task, stating that the current tax drive of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration was not designe[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2017
  • FG Uncovers 800,000 Companies That Never Paid Taxes
  • The Federal Government said it had identified over 800,000 companies, including some of its contractors, which had never paid any form of taxes. The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, stated this in an article enti[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2017
  • FG to Save N91bn Annually from $3bn Debt – Adeosun
  • The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday said the decision of the Federal Government to refinance its $3bn worth of short-term Treasury Bills into longer tenured international debt was expected to save the[...]
  • Date Posted:: 03/Nov/2017
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