Tag: Kemi Adeosun

Just In: Court rules Adeosun did not need NYSC certificate to hold public office

A federal high court in Abuja has ruled that Kemi Adeosun, former minister of finance, had no obligation to produce a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate to enable her to hold public office in Nigeria. Recall that the minister had resigned in 2018 over the allegation of a forged[Read More…]

Former Minister, Kemi Adeosun resurfaces with a grassroots charity initiative supporting the vulnerable

One factor responsible for the impactful implementation of the Social Investment Programmes of the Buhari administration over the years is the realization that you can’t reach Nigerians if you don’t have a plan for the grassroots, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. This realization then influenced the structure designed[Read More…]

Presidency says certificate forgery by Kemi Adeosun, more of a crime than Isa Pantami’s support for terrorism

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has argued that the certificate forgery by Kemi Adeosun, ex-minister of finance, is more of a crime than the earlier support for terror groups expressed by Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy. Speaking during a Channels TV programme on Friday, Shehu said the presidency’s[Read More…]

Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Forced To Resign Over Alleged Certificate Forgery

Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has resigned sources close to her told Daily Trust Newspaper. It is not clear when she submitted her resignation letter. According to our source, the resignation followed the allegation of not serving the compulsory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, and obtaining a certificate that the[Read More…]

Report: As Finance Minister Cancels Power Purchase Agreements, Nigeria To Lose $2bn Investments Based In Northern Nigeria

Investors in Nigeria’s power sector are threatening to quit Nigeria with over 1000MW projects at stake as the Federal Government backed out of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) contracts signed with the project developers.  Nigeria in July 2016 signed its first solar PPA in July 2016, a deal worth about[Read More…]

Widespread Probe Looms As JAMB Remits N5billion In One Year

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said the Federal Government will probe former registrars of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, after the board remitted five billion Naira to the FG for the last year. Speaking after the Federal Executive Council meeting yesterday, Adeosun said the disparity between JAMB’s[Read More…]

Just In: Whistle-Blowers Receive N375mn in First Payments – Kemi Adeosun Says

The Federal Ministry of Finance has confirmed release of N375.8M to the first batch of 20 providers of information under the Whistleblower Policy. The payment, of various amounts totaling N375,875,000, relate to the recovery of N11,635,000,000 . The Minister for Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun stated: “This payment, which is the[Read More…]

Non-Payment Of Workers’ Salaries Fuels Corruption – NLC Tells Finance Minister

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared that the failure to pay salaries of judicial officers and workers by the Federal Government could be a major disadvantage and potential threat to the anti-corruption campaign. In a letter to the Minister of Finance by NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, the group appealed[Read More…]

Western Powers Frustrating Nigeria’s Efforts At Improving Electricity – Finance Minister Adeosun Takes The Blame From GEJ

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun on Wednesday said western powers are blocking efforts made by Nigeria to improve its power supply. She said this during a discussion on the importance of addressing infrastructure gaps in developing countries at the World Bank, International Monetary Fund General meetings in Washington. She said[Read More…]

Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Is Not Competent To Manage Nigeria’s Economy Says Senator Melaye

Nigeria’s Senator, Dino Melaye has called for the sack of Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun, in an interview on Channels Television. Senator of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Melaye, is insisting on the sacking or voluntary resignation of the economic team of the Nigerian President, saying the current economic hardship[Read More…]