Aliko Dangote, Africa’s Richest Man, Writes For YouWiN!Connect

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s Richest Man Africa’s richest man and President/Chief  Executive Officer (CEO) of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, will write an article in the next edition of YouWiN!Connect, which will be published in five newspapers. The article, which will focus on “Starting Small”, will be published in PUNCH and Vanguard on Sunday; and in…

Retirees Commend FG Over Release Of N54bn Pension Arrears

Retirees commend FG over release of N54bn pension arrears Some Federal Government retirees say the release of 54 billion by government to clear pension arrears will significantly reduce corruption in the service. Some retirees, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in separate interviews in Abuja, said the release of N54…

We Won’t Accept Excuses For Non-Payment Of Pensions ~ Dogara 

Dogara Urges Executives On Payment Of Pensions Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has urged the executive to ensure that all backlog of pension payments are made promptly, adding that no excuse will be accepted for failure to do so. Dogara gave this charge on Thursday after the minister of Finance, Kemi…

FG to evolve creative measures to ensure full payment of pension arrears

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, says  the Federal Government is evolving creative measures to pay the arrears of pension benefits. Senator Udoma Udo Udom, Minister of Budget and National Planning The minister said this on Thursday in Abuja when briefing the House of Representatives on efforts being made by the…

FG not planning to scrap YouWin – Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has insisted that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, has no plans to scrap the Youth With Innovation Entrepreneurship program (Youwin). Adeosun stated this during her first Facebook live session, filmed at the headquarters of the Ministry of Finance. She explained that the program was being reviewed, to meet the economic…

Why we are investigating Jonathan’s YOUWIN programme – Kemi Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adesousn has said her ministry is investigating the Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria (YouWin) programme initiated under Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, because of the allegations of fraud and irregularities it has received. According to her, the Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA) has been mandated to review each suspected case to…

Reps plan to confront Buhari over pension matter

Not happy with government’s failure to meet its obligation to pensioners, Nigeria House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, said the lawmakers are ready to go and meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over “this serious matter” if it comes up to that. He also said that the House will this Thursday (today) summon Minister of Finance,…

CBN approves licence for Development Bank of Nigeria

The Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the grant of a Wholesale Development Finance Institution Licence with national authorisation to the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) Plc. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun confirmed the development in a statement issued Wednesday evening by Director of Information, Salisu Na’inna Dambatta. It said: “The approval was…

We copied Tinubu’s economic blueprint at the federal level – Adeosun

The minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun has admitted using Lagos state’s economic template  during Bola Tinubu’s period as the governor to boost the growth of Nigeria’s economy. She revealed this on Tuesday at the colloquium organised to celebrate the 65th birthday of Bola Tinubu in Lagos, the minister said she was not ashamed to admit that Lagos’……

We’ll hunt you soon, FG tells billionaires, millionaires who evade tax

The Federal Government has sounded a note of warning to Nigerian billionaires and millionaires who evade tax payment to expect actions against them very soon. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, gave the warning in Lagos State when she spoke during a colloquium to mark the 65th birthday anniversary of the state’s erstwhile governor, Senator…

2016 Budget: Capital releases to MDAs hit N1tr

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, said capital releases to Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for the 2016 budget had reached a record N1 trillion. In a statement by the Director of Information, Ministry of Finance, Mr Salisu Danbatta, on Sunday in Abuja, Adeosun attributed the record performance to stability in oil prices.……

Adeosun: Huge Successes Recorded in WhistleBlowing Campaign

Racheal Ishaya, NAN: The Ministry of Finance, says it has so far received 2,351 tips from whistleblowers bordering on cases of embezzlement of government funds, looting of assets and contract inflation, among others. In a statement signed by Mr Festus Akanbi, the Special Adviser, Media to the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun said the…