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Tinubu in charge, Ambode now a lame duck, can’t present budget —Jimi Agbaje

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has criticised Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget. Agbaje, who said he was not surprised by the development, noted that Lagos residents were bearing...

Buhari, Osinbajo to waste N1.4 billion on food, travels in 2019

The Nigerian government has proposed to spend over N1.4 billion on food and travels for President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in 2019, details of the 2019 budget obtained from the Budget Office have shown. Of the figure (put at N1.461 billion), over...

Kwara Assembly passes N156b revised 2018 budget

The Kwara House of Assembly on Wednesday passed N156 billion as the revised 2018 budget for the state as against the N190 billion approved by the House in December 2017. The downward review of the budget was in response to Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed’s request...

2019: INEC will not suffer difficulty due to budget passage delay — Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (NEC) said it would not suffer any difficulty in conducting the 2019 general elections due to the delay in the passage of its budget. The electoral body also said that the delay in the amendment to the Electoral Act...

FG added N538bn Unspent 2017 Capital Vote to 2018 Budget

Achieves 73.5% implementation Revenue shortfall, late passage of budget adversely impacted execution, says Budget DG Kunle Aderinokun With barely a week to the end of the lifespan of the 2017 budget, the federal government has achieved an unprecedented 73.5 per cent implementation of the appropriation, deciding...

Lagos 2019 budget already in the house – Commissioner

Lagos State Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Olusegun Banjo on Wednesday said that the 2019 Budget was already before the State House of Assembly and had intended to be read before the house on December 24, 2018. In a statement he signed, Banjo...

2018 budget: Saraki gives Appropriation Committee ultimatum to submit report

he President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Tuesday, mandated the Appropriation Committee to tidy up reports on the 2018 Budget latest by Friday, April 13 for submission to the Senate next week. Mr Saraki gave the task during plenary shortly before suspending plenary in...

Nigeria’s President Buhari to sign 2018 budget today

Barring last minute change of official schedule, President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 Appropriation Bill tomorrow, Naija247news has learnt. According to statement from the presidency spokesman Femi Adesina last week to newsmen in Abuja Lawmakers in Africa’s most-populous nation last month sent spending plans for...

Bauchi State Gov signs N129, 8bn revised 2020 Appropriation Bill, 5 others into law

By Ahmed Kaigama Bauchi, July, 29, 2020 Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Wednesday signed the revised 2020 Appropriation Bill of N129.8 billion and six other bills into law. Naija247news reports that Mohammed had signed a N167.2 billion appropriated bill before the outbreak of...

Osun Assembly cuts 2020 budget to N82bn

By Olajide Idowu Osogbo, July 24, 2020 The Osun House of Assembly on Friday passed a bill reducing the state’s 2020 budget from N119.55 billion to N82. 22 billion, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports NAN reports that the Assembly received a letter from...
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