REDUCTION OF IMPORT AND EXPORT DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS
Following the Federal Government's on-going efforts to improve the ease of doing business in Nigeria, His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Chairman, Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), recently approved the reduction in the number of documents required... [PDF]
REVISED EXPORT GUIDELINES FOR NON-OIL EXPORT
Any person intending to export non-oil Products out of Nigeria shall in the first instance, process the Nigerian Export Proceeds Form (Form NXP or any other form so prescribed) through an Authorized Dealer Bank irrespective of the value and whether or not payment is involved. Read More» or download [PDF]
REVISED EXPORT GUIDELINES FOR OIL AND GAS EXPORTS
Any person intending to export oil and gas and related products out of Nigeria shall, in the first instance, process the Nigerian Export Proceeds Form (Form NXP and any other form so prescribed) through an Authorized Dealer Bank irrespective of the value and whether or not payment is involved. Read More» or download [PDF]
REVISED IMPORT GUIDELINES, PROCEDURES AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE DESTINATION INSPECTION SCHEME IN NIGERIA
Pursuant to the Federal Government’s decision for a seamless transfer of the Destination Inspection Scheme for imports from the Scanning Service Providers (SSPs) to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) with effect from 1st December 2013, robust guidelines, procedures and documentation regime shall be enthroned to enhance the integrity of the system. Read More» or download [PDF]
NIGERIA URGES IsDB TO SUPPORT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ERGP
The Federal Government has urged the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to do more for Nigeria by supporting the implementation of the country's Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and the delivery of signature infrastructure to meet the development aspirations of Nigerians.Read More»
NIGERIA TO SERVE AS IsDB REGIONAL HUB FOR AFRICA
Nigeria may become the regional operational hub of the 43-year old Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) in Africa, as the development finance institution is considering a proposal to expand its existing country gateway office in Abuja to serve as a key regional office. Read More»
FG BANS MDAs FROM TRANSACTING BUSINESS WITH UNREGISTERED FIRMS
The Federal Government has banned Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) from transacting business with companies and other corporate bodies that were not duly registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission. Read More»
FG: CAPITAL RELEASES EXCEED N1.2 TRILLION IN 2016
As the 2016 budget closes, Federal Ministry of Finance has released details of the N1.2 trillion capital releases made. In line with Government’s increased focus on capital expenditure, the following releases were made. Read More»
NIGERIA READY FOR BUSINESS: JAPANESE FIRMS URGED TO SET UP MANUFACTURING PLANTS IN NIGERIA
Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has told a Japanese Trade and Investment Mission to Nigeria that the country is open and ready to continue to do business with the rest of the world and urged the big Japanese companies to invest in the country by setting up manufacturing plants, instead of shipping-in finished products. Read More»
FEC APPROVES US$250m SOFT LOAN TO PROVIDE BASIC SERVICES TO 14 MILLION PEOPLE
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a US$150 million soft loan from African Development Bank (AfDB) and US$100 million from African Development Finance (ADF) for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative (RWSSI) as well as a Grant of five million Euro to finance Inclusive Basic Service Delivery and Livelihood Empowerment Integrated Programme in five states of the North East. Read More»
FG INAUGURATED COMMITTEE ON PENSION LIABILITIES
An inter-ministerial committee to review all pension liabilities of the Federal Government and come up with strategies to offset such liabilities has been inaugurated by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, who chairs the Committee. Read More»
APPROVAL OF THE REVISED NATIONAL TAX POLICY BY THE FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
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Federal Ministry of Finance Mail and 419 Disclaimer
We receive several emails and other correspondences bordering on Advance Fee Fraud also known as 419 on a daily basis. 419 is a menace to the Federal Ministry of Finance. Scams are carried out by fraudulent people who plan to defraud gullible respondents.
- often contact you by unsolicited bulk mail, spam email but will eventually start calling by phone as soon as you give them your details
- claim to have a lot of money stashed away in a Nigerian (African) account but there are several other variants - Inheritance, Wills, Next of kin, Contract claims and recently, Lotteries
- often need someone to help them transfer it out of the country with a view to sharing the said sum with them.
- assure you it’s a risk free deal and encourage you to send them your personal details.
- often lead you on by sending falsified paper work to support what they claim. They often include id cards, passports, faxes, memos, approvals, funds release certificates, fake cheques, fake Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) letter of contract award, agreements, inheritances, fake Federal Ministry of Finance letter head, fake Federal Ministry of Finance stamps, fake CBN letter head, fake NNPC and CBN official stamps, etc.
- often use yahoo.com (and other free email providers) e-mail address as a medium of communication and not the government approved Nigerian top domain names - i.e. .gov.ng.
- often mimic Federal Ministry of Finance, Nigeria domain email accounts and other Financial Institutions to mislead ATM users.
- Some organized scammers often have a fake Federal Ministry of Finance, Nigeria website where they post fake documents to support their claims.
- Their preferred means of transferring money is by Money Gram and Western Union Money Transfer. They will never transfer via secure means like – Swift Code.
- Almost every scam is done with the name of a fake Federal Ministry of Finance staff or post or position.
* Please confirm all business propositions mailed to you with the Nigerian Embassy in your country or the Director, Legal Services of the Federal Ministry of Finance.
Though the Federal Ministry of Finance maintains a fraud helpdesk in her Legal Services Division, the Federal Ministry of Finance may not be obliged to respond to any e-mails in the above scenarios.