Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed

AKK Gas Pipeline
BUSINESS & ECONOMY COVER NEWSLETTER
A former Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, yesterday said the federal government was planning to increase the rate of value-added tax (VAT) to 7.5 per cent from ...
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Reopening Nigerian Economy
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
The Federal Government says it lost N4.6 trillion from waivers granted to importers in 2017 and 2018. The loss came as a result of the ministry not implementing ...
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Osinbajo
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Nigeria is looking to secure a $140bn loan from US and other countries to tackle the country’s infrastructural decay, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The Vice President ...
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Oronsaye Report
BUSINESS & ECONOMY COVER NEWSLETTER
The federal government has reaffirmed its position that in spite of the growing apprehension over the nation’s mounting debt profile, Nigeria’s borrowing still remains low at 19 per ...
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AKK Gas Pipeline
COVER INTERNATIONAL
Nigeria will join other economic experts from around the world to discuss issues affecting global economy in Washington DC, U.S. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed and ...
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Nigeria
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
The Federal Government on Saturday signed a $523,823 (N186 million) technical assistant agreement grant with the Islamic Development Bank (ISDB) Group, in Marrakesh, Morocco. A Finance Ministry statement ...
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Budget
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
The Federal Government plans to finance Nigeria’s N1.859tn budget deficit in 2019 by introducing new taxes and adopting a concessionary financing system under its privatisation programme. The government ...
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BUSINESS & ECONOMY Capital Market
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has said the Federal Government is seeking to diversify instruments of the stock market through the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan ...
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Border closure
BANKING & FINANCE
Banks with more women on their boards and in top managements are generally better managed, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has ...
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PwC
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Nigeria has been named Africa’s largest economy for the second year in a row by multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The auditing firm disclosed this in the ...
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Minimum wage
LABOUR
The Federal Government is resuming its meeting with the leadership of the organised labour in Abuja, the nation’s capital. This development comes three days after a previous gathering ...
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Paris Club Refunds
BUSINESS & ECONOMY COVER NEWSLETTER
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, Thursday said the total funds released for the implementation of capital projects across the country would hit N1.1 trillion by the ...
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Nigeria
BUSINESS & ECONOMY COVER NEWSLETTER
Nigerian officials will go on a roadshow to London next week ahead of a planned $2.8 billion Eurobond sale this month, two banking sources told Reuters on Thursday. ...
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BUSINESS & ECONOMY COVER
Over N200 billion tax appeal cases are pending before the newly-strengthened Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT), the federal government disclosed Monday. The government also revealed that it is working ...
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North East
BUSINESS & ECONOMY COVER
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a budgetary proposal of N8.73 trillion for 2019 fiscal year, N400 billion lower than the 2018 budget. It also approved ...
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Nigeria
IT/TELECOM
Big businesses operating in Nigeria take the Federal Government and stipulated regulations for granted, the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, declared on Tuesday. Ahmed, who was responding to ...
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Nigerian Airways
AVIATION NEWSLETTER
The Federal Government says it will pay 50 percent of entitlements owed ex-staff of the defunct Nigerian Airways in 2018 and pay the other half next year. The ...
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Babatunde Fowler
BUSINESS & ECONOMY COVER NEWSLETTER
Less than a month into the unveiling of its account substitution policy of defaulting taxpayers, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has announced the collection of N12.66 billion ...
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petition
BUSINESS & ECONOMY COVER
While briefing the State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting held yesterday at the state house, Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Budget and Planning ...
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