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Nigeria

Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed

Date of Birth: 16 June 1960
Place of Birth: Kaduna State


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Contenders fill the stage

One of Buhari's responses was to back a 20% pay rise for the police but Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed and Secretary to the Federation Boss Mustapha are working on a wider plan to cut the public sector wage bill by restructuring the civil service...

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Buhari gambles on cash transfers on his way out

On 24 November Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed announced the government would introduce a cash transfer scheme next July for over 40 million Nigerians hardest hit by its plans to end fuel subsidies...


Much to be modest about

Comments last month from Finance Budget and National Planning Minister Zainab Ahmed interpreted to mean that the official exchange rate had been merged with the prevailing sub-N400/US$ rate at the influential Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange Rate Fixing (NAFEX) were promptly denied by Governor Emefiele (AC Vol 61 No 15 The shake-up that didn't happen)...


Unbalancing the books

Just as concerning to Buhari Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed and central bank (CBN) governor Godwin Emefiele are Nigeria's struggles with inflation the Naira and foreign exchange reserves revenues and the deficit and the inevitable rise in borrowing to fund the proposed N13...

Figures released by Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed suggest that between January and August federally retained oil revenues available for the 2020 federal budget were greater than the pro-rata budget...


The shake-up that didn’t happen

The NEC's Ad-Hoc Committee on Covid-19 was chaired by Osinbajo and included the most powerful financial officials in the country: Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed budget minister Clement Agba deputy oil minister Timipre Sylva NNPC managing director Mele Kyari and Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Godwin Emefiele...


Into the land of empty

In the application for the IMF loan in April Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed said the government would allow a 'more unified and flexible exchange rate regime' increase tax revenues to 15% of gross domestic product and set power tariffs at market rates by 2021...


Kudos to the health-workers

Also on Osinbajo's committee is Emefiele Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed the NNPC's Kyari Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Timipre Sylva and four other key ministers: Chris Ngige (labour); Niyi Adebayo (trade and industry); Sadiya Farouq (humanitarian affairs); and Babatunde Fashola (works and housing)...


Command economics on trial

The economy ministers: Zainab Ahmed (Finance); Timipre Sylva (Petroleum Minister of State); Minister Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo (Trade and Investment); Chris Ngige (Labour); Olamilekan Adegbite (Mines); Mohammed Nanono (Agriculture); Rotimi Amaechi (Transport); and Sale Mamman (Power)...


Executive exerts its privilege

Key to that was the Budget Minister Udo Udoma and Trade Minister Ugochukwu Enelamah who have both now left government and then deputy budget minister Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed (AC Vol 58 No 1 Partisan politics runs riot)...


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