Category Archives: Budget

Court grants leave for trial of lawmakers over budget padding

A Federal High Court, Lagos has granted a request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to seek an order to compel prosecution of some principal officers of the National Assembly over alleged padding and stealing of N481billion from the 2016 budget. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/court-grants-leave-for-trial-of-lawmakers-over-budget-padding/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=bfeb6302ad-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-bfeb6302ad-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 15, 2018

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Senate panel alleges duplication in 2018 power ministry budget

The Senate Committee on Power yesterday alleged high level of duplication of items in the 2018 budget estimates of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, describing it as embarrassing and unacceptable. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/senate-panel-alleges-duplication-in-2018-power-ministry-budget/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=bfc2f19cd2-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-bfc2f19cd2-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali December 19, 2017

Uproar as Senate debates 2018 budget proposal

Debate on the general principles of the 2018 budget proposal began on a heated note at the Senate yesterday, with some members describing the fiscal document as “unrealistic, ” “fictional” and “imaginary.”Many senators who contributed to the debate across party lines declared that the N11 trillion collectible revenue proposed could not be met and called for increase in oil price benchmark from $45 to $50 per barrel. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/uproar-as-senate-debates-2018-budget-proposal/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=ee709ac9f5-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-ee709ac9f5-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 29, 2017

Budget 2018 – N2.43tn Capital Project Vote Signals Better Times for Insurers

Insurance Managers have expressed optimism that the 2018 budget recently presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari holds a lot of potential for them. Full story

Source: http://www.allafrica.com

Posted by Amaka, 22 November 2017

How we’ll fund 2018 budget — Nigerian govt.

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, on Tuesday highlighted the strategies the federal government plans to adopt in funding the 2018 budget. Full story

Source: www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, 15 November 2017

How we will fund 2018 budget – FG

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, on Tuesday revealed the strategies the federal government plans to adopt in funding the 2018 budget. Full story

Source: http://dailypost.ng/2017/11/14/will-fund-2018-budget-fg/?utm_source=DailyPost+Newsletter&utm_campaign=7d479da590-Todays_headlines&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7c25dc3ce6-7d479da590-227653609

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 15, 2017

#Budget2018: What Buhari told Nigerian lawmakers (FULL SPEECH)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented the 2018 Appropriation Bill to lawmakers. The president read the budget speech before the joint session of the National Assembly. Full story

Source: www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, 8 November 2017