Home - Tag Archives: Kemi Adeosun

Tag Archives: Kemi Adeosun

Adeosun: Fear NOT, recovered funds will not be re-looted

Advertisement Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, has reassured Nigerians that the cash recoveries being made by agencies of government in President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption drive will not be re-looted. Fielding questions at a press conference on the World Bank, IMF meetings in Washington, Adeosun said the country now has a single account for reconciling recovered funds, to avoid re-looting. “We …

Read More »

Adeosun engages G24 on tax revenue, inclusive growth, budget transparency

Nigeria’s finance minister Kemi Adeosun PHOTO: NAN Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, met with fellow finance ministers at a meeting convened by the G24 Group, to discuss strategies to drive non-oil revenue growth and achieve inclusive growth. Speaking after the meetings, the Minister said: “Revenue mobilisation is critical to the success of Nigeria’s economic reform agenda. We have an …

Read More »

Adeosun assures G24 on transparent implementation of budget

Nigeria’s finance minister Kemi Adeosun PHOTO: NAN The federal government yesterday assured the global community of its commitment to the ongoing reforms aimed at redeeming the country’s economy through transparency, accountability and faithful implementation of budgets. Head of the Nigerian delegation and Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun told the Group of 24 (G24) Economies’ meeting in Washington DC that …

Read More »

Adeosun: We now have tools to aggressively pursue tax avoiders

Advertisement Kemi Adeosun, minister of Finance, says Nigeria now has the right tools to aggresively pursue tax avoiders, in Nigeria and abroad. Speaking at the meeting with fellow finance ministers of the G-24 Group, Adeosun said Nigeria’s tax to GDP ratio is about the lowest in the world. “Revenue mobilisation is critical to the success of Nigeria’s economic reform agenda. …

Read More »

Adeosun advises Nigerians on non-oil revenues to drive development

Kemi Adeosun The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has advised Nigerians to focus on non-oil revenue growth, tax compliance and budget transparency to drive economic development‎ in the country. The minister gave the advice on Friday during a Finance Ministers’ meeting convened by the G24 Group at the ongoing IMF/World Bank Spring meetings in Washington DC. She discussed strategies …

Read More »

Correct policies, not OPEC deal will take Nigeria out of recession – Adeosun

Related News Nigeria’s finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has said that the nation won’t overcome economic recession through the actions of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC. Mrs. Adeosun said this, Wednesday, while fielding questions from journalists on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meeting in Washington. The minister noted that Nigeria must focus on …

Read More »

Again, Nigeria seeks global support against illicit capital flows

By Chijioke Nelson, Washington DC   |   20 April 2017   |   4:34 am   Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun • World Bank foresees rebound of economy, IMF okays recovery programme Nigeria again urged developed countries to stop providing safe havens for corrupt individuals and their illegal funds. The recovery of stolen funds from Nigeria was re-echoed …

Read More »

Adeosun to World Bank: We’re chasing those who stole our money… our whistle-blowing policy has been successful

Advertisement Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, has told the World Bank and parliamentarians from across the world that the whistle-blowing policy of her ministry has been very successful. Speaking at the global parliamentary conference hosted on the sidelines of the World Bank and IMF spring meetings in Washington DC, the minister highlighted Nigeria’s economic reform agenda and the need for …

Read More »

Capital releases to MDAs hit N1tr in 2016 budget

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun 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, yesterday in Abuja, Adeosun attributed the record performance to stability in oil prices. …

Read More »

Experts differ on reduction of CBN governor’s powers

Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele (left);  his Deputy, Sarah Alade and her counterpart in Operations, Suleiman Barau during a press conference in Abuja …<br /> PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA The last appears not to have been heard on the outburst of the Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, demanding a cut in the powers of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria …

Read More »