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President Muhammadu Buhari is set to sign the 2016 budget this week, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.
Fulani herdsmen from Nigeria’s different parts have rubbished ultimatums given by various groups to vacate the southern part of the country.
Still don’t feel like you have a handle on the dating game? Dorothy Black offers her top tips for enjoying the ride.
We talk about the loss of loved ones and the memories they leave behind.
Women who got pregnant during a Zika outbreak in Tahiti two years ago had about a 1 percent chance of having a baby with an abnormally small head, according to a new study published Tuesday
The nation's first uterus transplant has failed, the Cleveland Clinic announced Wednesday, saying doctors had removed the organ.
Danish man proves that genital mutilation continues to be a symptom of gender violence
The former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has dismissed media reports alleging she is under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has blasted former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over her response to his petition to the ICC concerning the controversial arms deal scam.
Former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has described as a joke attempt by Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, to link her to the controversial $2.1 billion arms scandal.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) said he would offer a full response to the diatribe against him by former finance minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has dismissed new accusations of corruption leveled against her.
The House of Representatives is set to summon former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over the N1.17bn approved by former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has said that he is ready to receive litigation letters from the former Minister of Finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, if she plans to institute any legal action against him for linking her to the alleged $2.1bn arms probe.
Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has hinted at legal action against Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, over his recent efforts to link her to the alleged $2,1 billion arms issue.
Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has expressed excitement at her appointment to two international assignments.
Former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has announced she will be joining US investment bank Lazard’s sovereign advice division.
Former Finance Minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has dismissed recent media reports her family would soon open a multimillion-dollar hospital in Abuja.
The office of the former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has rejected allegations that a substantial part of a $1 billion loan obtained from the China-EximBank was diverted to other projects.
The former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has dismissed allegations she spent $1 billion out of the ECA to fund the failed re-election bid of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The Federation Account Allocation Committee to a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has denied sanctioning the withdrawal of $2bn from the Excess Crude Account.
Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has alleged a campaign to discredit her as the furore around the issue of payments for petrol subsidies continued.
Some Nigerians have clamoured for the withdrawal of the Honorary Degree bestowed on the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala by Yale University in the United States.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned an undergraduate for seeking employment using forged documents purportedly from the Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi okonjo-Iweala, said it was strange for the Governors Forum to allege that 20 billion dollars were missing from the Excess Crude Account (ECA).
Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has received praise from the United States institution that has awarded her an honorary Doctorate degree.
Civil servants in Oyo, Osun, Cross River, Rivers, Abia, Benue, Plateau and Bauchi states have adopted different strategies to survive months of unpaid salaries in their states.
Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said that despite the various challenges facing the country, the national economy will not collapse.
The Major Oil Markers Association of Nigeria has assured the public of adequate supply of the Premium Motor Spirit to reduce queues witnessed in fuel stations in the country.
The Federal Government has faulted the N200 billion claim by oil marketers as outstanding payment on subsidy.
The ruling on the contempt charge against the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo has been fixed for June 3 by the Federal High Court in Abuja.
The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has cautioned against the retention and practice of a regime of multiple taxation.
The Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said the country is not broke despite the cash crunch currently being experienced contrary to reports.
President Goodluck Jonathan, has ordered the supply of adequate petroleum products to filling stations nationwide.
Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has disputed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s claims that the Goodluck Jonathan administration squandered the country’s reserves.
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said that there was no money missing from the Excess Crude Account as reported in some national dailies.
Goodluck Jonathan warned that Nigeria could be forced to cut further the amount of oil revenue it uses for government spending if the global crude price continued to plummet.
Nigeria is being forced to tighten its belt because of the slide in oil prices, officials said.
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo–Iweala, has assured Nigerians that the economy is growing positively in spite of the reduction of oil price in the international market.
The Minister of Finance assured the international community that the Federal Government had put necessary measures in place to ensure effective management of Nigeria’s economy.
Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, will next Monday address the international community on the investment opportunities in the country.
The federal government has released the sum of N200bn to its Ministries, Departments and Agencies for the implementation of the second quarter capital projects contained in the 2014 budget.
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has slammed a publication over allegations it made regarding differences between the minister and military service chiefs.
At least seven people were killed and dozens were injured in Abuja after thousands of panicked job-seekers stampeded during a government recruitment drive at the national stadium.
27 oil marketers whose claims had been verified for fuel subsidy reimbursements have been paid by the government.
Economic growth in the country will accelerate this year, driven by sectors outside its dominant energy industry, while inflation will continue its downward path, the International Monetary Fund said.
The House of Representatives has directed the Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to submit to the House estimates for 31 Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
Online newspaper, Premium Times has replied Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over her accusation that the media house uploaded a doctored video of her meeting with the House committee.
The Federal Government said that the N500 billion belonging to the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) funds is not missing.
The central bank said the state-oil company NNPC had not paid $12 billion it earned from oil sales into government accounts, not $50 billion as it had earlier stated.
The Federal Government on Tuesday said that N120 billion had been saved through ghost workers in the various government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Nigeria's excess crude account (ECA), where it saves oil export earnings over a benchmark price, contains $4.3 billion, Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said.
An FCT High Court adjourned the N10 billion libel suit filed by Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala against an online publication to November 26.
Next year's budget will assume economic growth of 6.75 percent and oil output of 2.39 million barrels per day, a fiscal plan said.
The Minister of State for Finance, Dr Yerima Ngama, said ithat the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) would stop receiving budgetary allocation starting 2014.
Peter Akpatason, the Akoko-Edo federal constituency representative in the House of Representatives, described the governments dealing with the ASUU as insensitive.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria appeared divided over the N3 billion grant by the Federal Government to assist the movie industry in the country.
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