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Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed

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

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Ending fuel subsidies, Tinubu takes on traders and the unions

To address the inflation and hardship caused by ending the subsidy the World Bank has offered the government $800 million and Zainab Ahmed the finance minister in the outgoing government of Buhari had promised that support would be provided to 50m Nigerians from 10m households (AC Vol 62 No 25 Buhari gambles on cash transfers on his way out)...

Asiwaju Tinubu the taxman cometh

On 5 April outgoing Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed announced she had secured US$800 million from the World Bank to pay for cash transfers to Nigeria's poorest 50 million people to compensate them for ending fuel subsidies...

Economic woes test voter loyalties

The PDP's candidate Atiku says he would consider debt restructuring should he be elected a policy sternly ruled out by Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed...

Spend, spend, spend

Emefiele and the federal Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed have pledged the advances will be discontinued by 2025...

Atiku and Tinubu clash on the economy

With presidential elections eight months away and Buhari's second term set to expire on 29 May next year the country's short-term economic management will depend on Emefiele Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed...

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