Category Archives: Budget

As Budget 2017 Is Signed Into Law

Three weeks after the 2017 budget was sent to the Presidency by the National Assembly, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo signed it into law on Monday last week. Present at the ceremony were Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara who represented the National Assembly. Also present were other top officials of the government including ministers. Full story

Source: http://www.allafrica.com

Posted by Amaka, 22 June 2017

Nigeria: As Budget 2017 Is Signed Into Law

Three weeks after the 2017 budget was sent to the Presidency by the National Assembly, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo signed it into law on Monday last week. Present at the ceremony were Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara who represented the National Assembly. Also present were other top officials of the government including ministers. The N7.44 trillion budget which was passed by the National Assembly represents an increase on the N7.28 trillion package that was presented by President Muhamadu Buhari to the legislature on Wednesday December 14th 2016. Full story

Source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201706200978.html

Posted by Hussaini Ali June 21, 2017

Senate receives 2017 budget report

National Assembly may pass N7.441 trillion Appropriation Bill tomorrow. The Senate yesterday said it would begin clause-by-clause consideration of the 2017 Appropriation Bill and may pass it tomorrow. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/senate-receives-2017-budget-report/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=7fc3bbd07e-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-7fc3bbd07e-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali May 10, 2017

2017 Budget will not be padded with rouge projects – Buhari vows

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that the distortions that happened to the 2016 Budget, in which series of rogue projects and figures were injected into the financial document won’t happen to next year’s budget. Full story

Source: http://dailypost.ng/2016/11/25/2017-budget-will-not-padded-rouge-projects-buhari-vows/?utm_source=DailyPost+Newsletter&utm_campaign=a82317f3fe-Morning_headlines&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7c25dc3ce6-a82317f3fe-227653609

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 26, 2016

Nigeria: Budget Padding – Law Enforcement Agencies Urged to Probe Defaulters

A non-governmental organisation under the aegis of United Action for Democracy (UAD), has called on relevant law enforcement agencies to investigate all persons mentioned in the budget padding saga. Full story

Source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201609280241.html

Posted by Hussaini Ali September 28, 2016

Prospect dims further for 2016 budget funding

Nigeria will require additional 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd) between now and December to meet its 2016 budget projections of 2.2 million barrels daily, said Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/prospect-dims-further-for-2016-budget-funding/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=74799b6d2e-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-74799b6d2e-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali 19th August, 2016