Unbudgetted spending: National Assembly warns minister, revenue-generating agencies (Punch)

The National Assembly has warned the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, and heads of all Federal Government revenue-generating agencies against engaging in unauthorised spending of revenues without the approval of the federal lawmakers as required by law. The chairmen of…

Nigeria risks fiscal crisis without increased revenue — Ahmed (Punch)

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has warned that the Nigerian economy could go into fiscal crisis if the country fails to increase its revenue. Ahmed spoke at the headquarters of the ministry shortly after the inauguration of the new ministers…

FG recovers N605bn through whistleblower policy (Punch)

The Federal Government on Thursday said that it had recovered about N605bn through the implementation of the whistleblower policy. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed gave the figure during a media briefing on the activities of the ministry. The…

Probe Skye Bank directors, minister orders CBN, NDIC (Punch)

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) to fully investigate and prosecute all the directors and executive management members, who contributed to the collapse of the…

Nigeria ministers ‘rush’ Zainab Ahmed, finance ministry overseer, at FEC meeting

Nigeria ministers shortly before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday, were seen milling around Zainab Ahmed, the minister overseeing the Ministry of Finance, according to Sunnews report. President Muhammadu Buhari, last…

Zainab Ahmed takes over from Kemi Adeosun (Vanguard)

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Zainab Ahmed, the minister of State for national Planning to oversee the Federal Ministry of Finance. Zainab was appointed following the resignation of Kemi Adeosun on Friday, last week. Adeosun reportedly resigned following the allegation…

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