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Itse Sagay under fire for backing Adeosun on certificate forgery

Itse Sagay under fire for backing Adeosun on certificate forgery

Nigerians have criticised Itse Sagay, a constitutional lawyer, professor and senior anti-corruption adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, for saying finance minister Kemi Adeosun should remain in office even if guilty of forgery, but demanding the immediate resignation of Senate President Bukola Saraki on “moral grounds”. The Nation newspaper quoted Mr Sagay as insisting on Thursday

Tough call for new Minister of Finance, Adeosun

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mrs. Kemi Adeosun as the Minister of Finance. Adeosun succeeds Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who is the immediate past Minister of Finance/Coordinating Minister of the Economy. Before her new appointment, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun was the Honourable State Commissioner for Finance in Ogun State. An investment banker and accountant with over 23

Okonjo-Iweala‎ to lead delegation to China for $500m EXIM loan

Ten days from now, the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, will lead a Nigerian delegation to China to finalise the Export Import (EXIM) loan for projects totalling $500 million. The Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen who made the disclosure also said the dwindling oil prices will not affect

FG mobilises $14.1bn to support real sector, says Okonjo-Iweala

The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says the Federal Government has mobilised 14.1 billion dollars to support the real sector of the economy. Okonjo-Iweala said this at the Ministry’s ministerial press briefing on Tuesday in Abuja. She said that the support was aimed at mobilising finance to bolster the real sector. The minister said

‘Missing’ $10.8billion oil money report ready soon – Okonjo-Iweala

The co-ordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance Dr. Ngozi OKonjo-Iweala has revealed that the report of the audit into the unaccounted $10.8billion oil money would be ready soon. The minister spoke at the Financial Times Africa Summit 2014 with the theme: Consolidating the Continent’s Rise, in London Monday. A statement by Securities