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Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted two of the children of the Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly.
Arsenal came from behind to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League with a vital win over West Ham United.
Certain traditional customs often clash with human rights and other western principles of civilization, and in some cases this conflict is unsolvable.
A study found that women and men are equally able to determine their partners' levels of sexual satisfaction.
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The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said the ministry was yet to analyse the 2014 budget that was recently passed by the National Assembly.
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.
Nigeria must reform its oil sector to end decades of suspicion of widespread corruption and build up public trust, according to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, finance minister.
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.
The Federal Government has released an additional $550 million to the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) for the development of infrastructure in the power sector.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Minister of Finance, has said that the 2014 budget will address the demands of civilians’ pensions.
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).
The Coordinating Minister for the Economy (CME) and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has dismissed reports that $1.03 billion is missing from the Excess Crude Account (ECA).
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.
Okonjo-Iweala accused Liechtenstein of using legal challenges as a pretext to cling on to 185 million euros stolen by former military dictator Sani Abacha who died 14 years ago.
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.
Nigeria will spend a total of 971 billion naira on fuel subsidy payments in 2013, the finance minister said.
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Co-ordinating Minister and Minister of Finance, has brushed aside calls for her resignation, saying the economy is doing well.
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.
Nigeria’s economy is in a difficult position due to an estimated 400 000 barrels of crude oil that is lost daily because of vandalism and illegal bunkering.
The Federal Government has released N8.27 billion for Distribution Companies (DISCOs) and Power Generating Companies (GENCOS).
President Goodluck Jonathan's presidential visit to China will finalize $1.1 billion in low-interest loans for much-needed infrastructure
The House of Representatives summoned Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over comments on 2013 amendment budget.
Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala used a sponge cake representing GDP to rebuff critics.
Nigeria plans to reduce its domestic borrowing next year while increasing cheaper overseas debt to lower costs in the economy.
The Federal Government has released N200bn for the second quarter capital projects.
The Federal Government said it won't prepare another supplementary budget for military operations in the three states that have been under emergency rule.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that Nigeria’s external reserves stood at 48.76 billion dollars (N75.57 trillion) as at April 16.
The Federal Government has released N400bn for the execution of capital projects in the first quarter of the year.
Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said that the gross federally collectible revenue in 2013 budget was projected at N11.34 trillion.
Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has replied critics of the Nigerian economy saying the economy is buoyant and strong.
The Federal Government has approved N10 billion for the Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme, aimed at developing various sectors.
The Minister of Finance has said President Goodluck Jonathan will not be able to sign the 2013 budget into law this week.
A member of the 10-man kidnap gang that allegedly abducted the Prof. Kamene Okonjo, mother of Finance Minister was arraigned on a four-count charge.
The Federal Government has solicited the support of the World Bank for its job creation efforts in the country.
Two persons who were allegedly instrumental to the kidnap of Kamene Okonjo, mother of Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, have been arrested.
The subsidy account with the Central Bank of Nigeria is yet to be financed by the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Minister of Finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has revealed that her mother was kidnapped because she refuses to pay subsidy claims.
The army said that soldiers had arrested 63 people in raids as they searched for the finance minister's 82-year-old mother.
Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's mother has been freed, five days after she was kidnapped from her home in southeastern Nigeria.
Two policemen have been arrested on suspicion of helping kidnappers who seized Kamene Okonjo, the finance minister's 82-year-old mother, the force said.
The Federal Government has devoted N3billion to create jobs for women next year.
Delta Commissioner of Police says the command is not party to any negotiation for ransom over the kidnap of Prof. Kamene Okonjo.
Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the mother of the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
One of the children of the Okonjo family, Mr Onyema Okonjo has blamed security lapses for the kidnap of his mother, Kanenne Okonjo.
Kidnappers of the mother of Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala have demanded for a ransom of N1billion for her release.
The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says 84 stockbrokers would be recommended for debt relief.
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