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    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved two Executive Orders and five Amendment Bills to the country’s tax policies aimed at reducing tax burden on Nigerians and boosting ease of doing business. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, stated this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Council’s meeting which was ...
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    May 11, 2018 The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, said the delay in passage of the 2018 budget would have some impact on the nation and cause some adjustments in implementation. She said this during a news conference on Friday in Abuja, adding that the impact was because markets change and the cost of ...
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    April 17, 2018 The Senate on Tuesday summoned the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, for explanation on alleged withdrawal of 462 million dollars for purchase of helicopters from an American firm. Also summoned on the matter are the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and her Defence counterpart, Mansur Dan-Ali. ...
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    March 28, 2018 The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), on Wednesday agreed to share N647.39 billion to federal, states and local governments as revenue generated in the month of February. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, said this in Abuja, while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the monthly FAAC meeting. She said after ...
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    March 13, 2018 The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun on Tuesday called for additional technical and institutional support from the Africa Regional Technical Assistance Centre West 2 (AFRITAC West 2) for West African countries. Adeosun said this in a statement issued by Mr Oluyinka Akintunde, her Special Adviser on Media and Communications. The statement ...
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    March 11, 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an amendment to the excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages and tobacco with effect from Monday, June 4, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has said. In a statement in Abuja on Sunday, Adeosun said the president also granted a grace period of 90 days to ...
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    February 11, 2018 The Federal Government’s capital budget would be strictly deployed to fund infrastructural projects across the country, Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has said. In a statement by her Special Adviser, Media and Communications, Mr Oluyinka Akintunde, Adeosun said that the Federal Government would retain the capital budget despite forthcoming elections in ...
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    February 2, 2018 Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, said Federal Government was committed to implementing any policy that would boost the country’s tax system and ensure ease of doing business. Adeosun said this on Friday in Abuja while receiving a Progress Report by the National Tax Policy Implementation Committee on tax law reforms. She ...
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    Oando Plc on Monday said it has signed a peace accord with one of the aggrieved shareholders, Alhaji Dahiru Mangal,  who earlier petitioned the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Mr Ayotola Jagun, Oando Chief Compliance Officer & Company Secretary  said that the Emir of Kano,  Muhammadu Sanusi II, waded into the crisis between the company ...
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    The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday constituted a working committee of nine governors, with the Vice President as chair, to resolve herdsmen/farmers clashes in the country. This was one of the high points of the resolutions of NEC announced by Govs. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and Abdullahi ...