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Kemi Adeosun: Abdulaziz Abdulaziz wins 2018 WSCIJ-Nigerian Investigative Reporter of the year

•Momoh, Adio, 11 other journalists honoured •Stakeholders emphasise threats to journalism   Senator Iroegbu  The veteran journalist, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdulaziz, has topped other competitors to emerge the overall winner for the 2018 WSCIJ-Nigerian Investigative Reporter of the year, for the report that exposed the former Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, National Youth

CAN condemns buhari’s recent ‘lopsided’ appointments

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned in strong terms the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to be fair to all sections of the country in the his recent appointments. CAN in a Statement signed by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Special Assistant (Media and Communications) to the 

Zainab Ahmed assumes duty as acting finance minister

Newly appointed Acting Minister of Finance Mrs Zainab Ahmed has assumed duty 72 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari picked her to oversee the ministry following the resignation of Mrs Kemi Adeosun on, Sept. 14. Mrs Ahmed is Nigeria's Minister of State Budget and National Planning. She is expected to oversee the

EFCC places Gov Fayose on criminal watch list

•Asks customs to stop him leaving the country Jude Johnson The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has placed the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on the watch list. Fayose is of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one of the fiercest critics of President Muhammadu Buhari led

Embattled Adeosun departs Nigeria to UK

Godsgift Onyedinefu Nigeria's former Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has on Saturday left Nigeria to United Kingdom (UK). Her associates who confirmed the story said: "She (Kemi Adeosun) most likely is in the UK by now". Adeosun resigned on Friday following alleded forged National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Certificate scandal. In her letter

Why I resigned as Nigeria’s Minister of Finance (full text)-Adeosun

•Buhari accepts  resignation, replaces her with Zainab Ahmed Senator Iroegbu    The Nigeria's  former Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has given reasons for resignation from her position . President Muhammadu Buhari had also accepted her resignation from his cabinet and approved the Minister of State Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, as her successor. The embattled former

Breaking: Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun resigns

Jude Johnson The embattled Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has resigned from office. It is not clear when she submitted her resignation letter, Daily Trust report said, quoting sources. The source however, noted that Adeosun's resignation might be connected to the allegation of not serving the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

Fani-Kayode reacts to photo of Kemi Adeosun in NYSC uniform

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has condemned a picture of the Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun wearing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) uniform trending on social media. Fani-Kayode, took to his Twitter page insisting the image looks photoshopped and said it was only compounding her problems. “Whoever was stupid enough to

Budget : Adeosun assures on infrastructure development

Mrs kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance has on Sunday reiterated Federal government commitment to infrastructure development to boost the economy. In a statement issued by her spokesman, Mr Oluyinka Akintunde  in Abuja, she  said  the Federal Government’s capital budget would be strictly deployed to fund infrastructural projects across the country She added  that

Breaking: Adeosun sacks SEC’s boss Gwarzo, two others

Jude Johnson  The Nigeria's  Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has suspended the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Mounir Gwarzo, and two others from Office over fraud allegations  The suspension what is seen as part of the anti-corruption drive of President Muhammadu Buhari administration, was contained in a