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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business IMF backs Nigeria on border closure – The Punch

    The International Monetary Fund has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade. Mr Abebe Selassie, the Director of the African Department at the.... Read more via The Punch – https://ift.tt/33MfKvT Get more: Nigeria...
  2. Nigeria Business News

    Business Buhari enjoined to appoint Emefiele, others in Economic Advisory Council – Nairametrics

    President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to include the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed as well as some other ministers in the Economic Advisory Council (EAC). This was said by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Fashola makes case for VAT, drums support for 2020 budget – Nairametrics

    Giving an explanation on how the proposed Value Added Tax (VAT) will be shared, Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, noted that the bulk of the money would be enjoyed by the States and.... Read more via Nairametrics – https://ift.tt/2orTDvQ Get More Nigeria Political News
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed says Nigeria’s VAT collection rate is low – Nairametrics

    As the Nigerian Government is trying to raise revenue through the increase of Value Added Tax (VAT), the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed has lamented Nigeria’s poor collection rate of VAT, saying it is 0.2%, lower than the African average of 0.33%..... Read...
  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business Economy: ‘Manufacturing sector’ll negatively be impacted’ – Vanguard News

    ECONOMY: The Director-General, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadir, said: “Debt servicing and recurrent expenditures amount to N7.15 trillion or nearly 74 per.... Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2OaNTRz Get more: Nigeria Business News
  6. Nigeria Sports News

    Business What You Need To Know About Proposed VAT Increase From 5% – 7.5% – Naijaloaded

    After 26 years, the Federal Government has made the proposal to increase the rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) from five per cent to seven point five per cent with effect from..... Read more via Naijaloaded – https://ift.tt/30r9DuG Get More Nigeria Business News
  7. Nigeria Business News

    Business FG approves Increment of VAT from 5% to 7.2% – BellaNaija

    The federal government has approved the increment of the Value-Added tax (VAT) from 5% to 7.2%. Value Added Tax (VAT) is payable on goods and services consumed by any person, whether government agencies, business organisation or individuals. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business FEC approves VAT increase of 7.2%, targets N7.5 trillion revenue – Nairametrics

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved an increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) to 7.2% from 5%. The Minister of Budget and National Planning Zainab Ahmed disclosed this to state house correspondents at the end of the cabinet meeting on Wednesday... Read more via Nairametrics –...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Revenue is Nigeria’s Problem, Not Debt, Finance Minister Insists – Thisdaylive

    The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said that Nigeria does not have a debt problem, but a revenue problem, despite concerns being raised over the country’s rising debt profile. Speaking at a meeting with management staff of the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, she lamented over...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How Nigeria’s economy has improved under Buhari – Finance Minister – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigeria has improved in major indices of economic growth, the finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, told the National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday..... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2KOkFWj Get More Nigeria Political News
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I’ve paid you back, for voting massively for me – Buhari tells Kaduna, Kano – Vanguard News

    President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday commended Kaduna and Kano states for their support during the February 23rd presidential election, noting that he has paid back by giving them two substantive positions in his council.... Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2L5VihB Get More...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari may swear in ministers Wednesday – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Nigeria’s President may swear in his 43 ministerial nominees on Wednesday following their confirmation by the country’s upper house of assembly. The lawmakers ended the..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/332gtJS Get More Nigeria Political News
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Women kick as only seven females make Buhari’s 43-nominee list – Punch Newspapers

    Some women’s rights advocates have criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to fulfill his promise of 35 per cent female representation on his list of ministerial nominees..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/30XHhZX Get More Nigeria Metro News
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics The women on Buhari’s Ministerial list – Daily Trust

    A total of seven women made the 2019 ministerial nominees list of President Muhammadu Buhari. The figure represents 16.3% of the total of 43 nominees.... Read more via Daily Trust – https://ift.tt/2XZATEf Get More Nigeria Political News
  15. Nigeria Business News

    Business Despite NNPC’s denial, a new fuel price regime appears imminent – Nairametrics

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) may have dismissed reports suggesting that a new Petrol (Premium Motor Spirit) pump price is on the way, but recent developments indicate that a new price regime appears imminent. The NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division...
  16. Nigeria Business News

    Business FG offers tax incentives to investors willing to invest in road construction – Vanguard News

    The Federal Government says it will grant tax incentives to private companies willing to fund the construction of major road projects in the six geopolitical zones of the country..... Read more via Vanguard News – http://bit.ly/2QwAB0F Get more: Nigeria Business News
  17. Nigeria Business News

    Business Power: FEC okays CBN intervention funds for GENCOs – Newtelegraph

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the extension of a funding facility by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for electricity generation companies (GENCOs) in the country. CBN had earlier stepped into the.... Read more via Newtelegraph – http://bit.ly/2w7qiXC Get more: Nigeria...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics FG: We’ve Disbursed Outstanding Paris Club Refunds to States – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, yesterday cleared the as air on issued of the last tranche of the Paris Club refunds, saying the sum of N691.560 billion had already been disbursed to... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – http://bit.ly/2Jvq8Cc Get More Nigeria...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Group Warns Against Giving Okorocha Paris Club Refund – Leadership Newspaper

    Imo Charter Forum (ICF), an umbrella body of different associations and stakeholders on governance and welfare of Imo State has urged the state’s incoming governor, Emeka Ihedioha to ensure that the.... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – http://bit.ly/2JYLWWl Get More Nigeria Political News
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business FEC Approves 0.2 Percent Import Levies – Channels Television

    The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Monday approved a new import levy on Cost, Insurance, and Freight (CIF) that will be charged on imports coming into Nigeria. The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this while briefing State House Correspondents at the … Read more via Channels...