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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.
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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 has emerged the biggest winner at the West African Power Industry Awards.
More than 120 000 students have been affected by the insurgency in the North East, the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Chairman of Steering Committee on SSI.
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.
Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance has alerted the public on the existence of numerous fake social media accounts and pages opened in her name.
Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, will next Monday address the international community on the investment opportunities in the country.
The federal government on Tuesday said it will not print new naira notes to pay the striking doctors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Nigeria's president Muhamamdu Buhari has accused his army chiefs of failing in the response to the abduction of over 200 girls from a school in Chibok last April. Read more...
Dr. Peregrino Brimah has begun a campaign for the arrest of serving Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima. Read more...
Cross River State, (The Paradise City) has a population of about 3,337,517 (2011, PC) with her capital sited in Calabar. Read more...
But as much as I wish to be temperate and political, refraining from releasing this article while Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari makes this hallmark trip. Read more...
We are indeed at a point of re-birth. Nigeria strayed for most of its past years since inception and was known for most things not too good. Read more...
It is quite surprising how all of a sudden the so-called illegal Radio Biafra is increasingly becoming a source of serious concern to the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. Read more...
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has called on the Church to partner the administration in its quest for the redemption of the State from the shackles of poverty for sustainable development. Read more...
With an incessant rolling of tears down his cheeks, the Nigerian Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly could not hide his excitement. Read more...
The sharp decline in standard and quality of education has continued to be a topic of national discuss since a couple of years. Read more...
According to a July 16th report in Foreign Policy, the United States government does not plan to provide any of the coveted surveillance necessary for the mission to counter Boko Haram in Nigeria. Read more...
As an overhaul of most systems in Nigeria happens at last, Nigerians are increasingly wondering how to do away with the last remaining vestige of destructive greed, avidity and venality: the House of Assembly. Read more...
Being one of the states where gubernatorial election will be held within a couple of months. Read more...
Crude oil benchmark prices have fallen more than 25 percent because of a supply glut and slower economic growth worldwide. Read more...
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The national leaders, stakeholders and public offices holders, we are not happy with the way you are running our dear party. Read more...
We have voted for you. We have supported you for a month. Read more...
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