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Senate Considers N232.8bn Budget for FCT

The Senate thursday considered a Bill to authorise a sum of N232.8 billion for the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for the 2020 fiscal year. The consideration of the 2020 budget for the FCT came barely twenty-four hours after the upper chamber received a formal...

Nigeria must correct inherent inequality allocation pattern in 2020 budget proposal

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has commended the tireless effort of the Federal government in the early presentation of the 2020 budget proposal to the joint sitting of the National Assembly. In a statement signed by its Country Director, Ene Obi, ActionAid asserted that the set parameters...

Kwara Assembly passes N157bn budget for 2019

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Thursday passed 2019 Appropriation Bill of N157. 8 billion. The budget was 0.19 per cent higher than N157. 5 billion presented to the House by Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed on December 6. The capital expenditure of the budget is now...

2018 budget next week, say reps

The house of representatives says the 2018 appropriation bill will be passed next week. Abdulrazak Namdas, spokesman of the house, announced this while briefing national assembly correspondents on Thursday. He said the budget would be laid before the lawmakers on Tuesday and passed within the week. “By...

Wike assents to 2018 Rivers Appropriation bill

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Wednesday signed into law the N510 billion the state’s 2018 Appropriation Bill. Mr. Wike said during the signing ceremony in Port Harcourt, that effective implementation of the budget would engender greater development of the state. ‘’I commend the state...

Senate may pass budget 2019 in April

The Senate yesterday resumed the consideration of the general principles of the 2019 Appropriation Bill with more knocks on the budget. The upper chamber slated the passage of the N8.83 trillion budget estimates for next month. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, after the conclusion of the debate...

Buhari to signs 2018 Appropriation Bill into law today

Barring any last-minute change, President Muhammadu Buhari will Wednesday sign the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law today. In fact, but for the June 12 activities, including the investiture of late Chief Moshood Abiola, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe and late Chief Gani Fawehinmi, the president would have...

Edo governor signs N183.7bn 2019 budget into law

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has signed the state N183.7 billion Appropriation Bill for 2019 into law, saying it would be implemented for the betterment of the people of Edo. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the budget, earlier pegged at N175...

Ganduje Proposes N197.68bn For 2020 Appropriation Bill

Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, on Thursday, presented a proposed N197,683, 353, 659 billion Appropriation Bill for the year 2020, to the State House of Assembly. Presenting the budget estimates, Gov. Ganduje explained that out of the total budget, N117, 710, 626, 881...

Nigeria’s Senate passes record $34.72 billion budget for 2020

ABUJA, Dec 5 - Nigeria’s Senate passed a record 10.59 trillion naira ($34.72 billion) budget for 2020 on Thursday, paving the way for a likely return to the international debt market next year as the country struggles to shake off the impact of...
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